Our Principal Solictor, Okey I. Chukwuezi is a qualified and experienced solicitor as recognised by the law societies of Ireland, England and Wales.
He is also a qualified and experienced barrister as recognised by the Nigerian Supreme Court and the Nigerian Council of Legal Education.
Okey holds an honours bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nigeria and a masters degree in Commercial Law from the University College, Dublin. He trained with the college of Law Guildford / London, United Kingdom before he quailified as a solicitor of England and Wales. Thereafter, he worked as a consultant solicitor with the law firm of Spriopoulos Lawal Solicitors Lewisham London.
Okey I. Chukuwezi was called to the Nigerian Bar many years ago alongside most of the ruling elites in the present Nigerian Government which includes the current Deputy Senate President of Nigeria. He practised law in Lagos and Kano, Nigeria for over 13 years before he relocated to Ireland where he qualified as a Solicitor. He co-founded the Nigerian-Irish Chamber of Commerce and served as it’s secretary for so many years. He is also a bilateral and fair international trade advocate. Okey majored in International Trade Law during his Maters degree program in Commercial Law at University College Dublin, Ireland.
In his capacity as founding Director of the Nigeria-Irish Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Chukwuezi was part of the Enterprise Ireland delegation that went on a trade mission to Lagos Nigeria in November 2013. He has participated and spoken at many conferences the themes of which focused on how to attract investment into emerging Economics in Africa.