Victor Chinedu Igwe

Victor Chinedu Igwe

Managing Counsel, Templars
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Victor is a managing counsel in the dispute resolution practice group at TEMPLARS.

Victor graduated with a first-class honours degree from the Nigerian Law School, winning several awards and prizes, including the Council of Legal Education Star Prize and the Best Overall Performance and the Best Student in Civil and Criminal Litigation prizes. He also holds a Master of Laws degree in international business regulation, litigation and arbitration from the NYU School of Law, New York, where he served as a graduate editor of the NYU Journal of Law and Business and, shortly after graduation, worked as a teaching assistant in the arbitration section of the School’s Introduction to US Law lectures for the LLM Class of 2016. He is admitted to the New York State Bar.

Victor’s advisory and advocacy expertise covers a wide spectrum of contentious and non-contentious matters. He has considerable expertise in the oil and gas sector especially, ranging from production sharing contract and strategic alliance agreement-related disputes, to tax litigation, anti-corruption and compliance obligations under Nigeria’s local content and public procurement laws.

With permission from Templars, he worked with the international arbitration team at the Paris offices of Allen & Overy LLP between June and December 2016 as an experienced intern.

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