Professor Andrew Chukwuemerie SAN, FCIArb (UK)
Company: Messrs Okibe Lawhouse/Rivers State University, PH, Nigeria
Position: Managing Partner/Professor of Commercial Law
A lawyer, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (equivalent of QC) and a Professor of Commercial Law. Been appointed Chairman/Presiding Arbitrator, Member of Arbitral Tribunals and as Sole Arbitrator in simple as well as complex domestic arbitration matters; working as trainer in Arbitration, Mediator and other ADRs such as Conciliation; Research Director, Centre for Arbitration and ADR Studies, Port Harcourt since 2000; functioned as Chief Examiner, Arbitration and ADRs in the post graduate programmes of the three Universities since 1998 and is also a Partner in Okibe Lawhouse (Legal Practitioners, Arbitrators and Notary Public), Port Harcourt, Abuja, Lagos and Enugu, Nigeria.
International Arbitration Appointments
I have not been appointed in an international arbitration but I hold the following relevant qualification:
Awarded status of Chartered Arbitrator by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators