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Olaniwun Ajayi LP

Khrushchev Ekwueme

Lagos, Nigeria Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution
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Khrushchev Ekwueme possesses experience acting for government entities as well as banks and oil and gas companies. He is active on a range of arbitration and litigation mandates. His clients include the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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Practice Areas

International Dispute Resolution

International Economic Law and Oil & Gas Law

Litigation involving financial crimes and secured a landmark conviction

Career

Lead partner representing First City Monument Bank Plc (FMCB), a key player in Nigeria’s banking industry, in opposing a case instituted by Zumax Nigeria Limited up to the value of GBP20 million rendered by the High Court of Justice in London.

Advised the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the N5bn prosecution of criminal charges against the former Managing Directors of some Banks relating to various white-collar crimes committed whilst at the helms of affairs of their respective Banks.

Representing First City Monument Bank in a matter filed by an applicant for shares in Finbank (since merged with FCMB) to recover interest of NGN1,167,157,740.67 on applications money in respect of an IPO for shares which were not allotted

Representing CBN in defending an action in which a number of older generation companies seek to exclude certain newer generation companies from benefiting from a power sector NGN701 billion Payment Assurance Facility (PAF)

Personal

Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

Ph.D, University of Hamburg

LL.M, University of Hamburg

B.L., Nigerian Law School

LL.B, Imo State University

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