I obtained an LL.B. (Hons.) degree from the University of Lagos Nigeria in 1981 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982. I attained the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2013. In 1998 I became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators U.K. and a Chartered
Mrs. Dorothy Udeme Ufot, SAN is the founding and Managing Partner of Dorothy Ufot & Co, a leading law firm in Nigeria where she heads the International Arbitration and Litigation departments of the firm. Dorothy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and a Chartered Arbitrator. She
Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Trial Lawyer, acts both as an Arbitrator and Party Representative in both domestic and International Arbitrations, Masters in Public International Law, tutor and trainer in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Partner in the Law Practice of Lumallas Achieng’ and Kavere (LAK Attorneys) headquartered
I have experience of acting as sole, presiding and co arbitrator in international commercial and investment contract disputes. I have written awards and arbitrated disputes arising from shareholders contract, real estate investment contract, property and construction disputes. I have been appointed under the rules of the ICC, Kigali and Abu
My practice in international commercial arbitration and commercial dispute resolution consists majorly of accepting appointments and nominations from major international arbitral institutions such as the ICC, LCIA, WIPO, DIAC, LMAA, CIArb, KIAC, KLRCA, HKIAC and CAS either as Chairman or Co-Arbitrator or Sole Arbitrator to resolve complex, cross-border and high
30 years’ experience as counsel and 15 years’ experience as arbitrator in international commercial arbitration and nominated in ISDS. Panel member of the LCIA, ICSID & CIArb. Appointments as counsel in circa 50 cases in LMAA, AAA, ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA CIArb RSA. Accredited to UNCITRAL working groups II and III.