Chidera Arum

Chidera Arum is a graduate of law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2017. She is passionate about Corporate, Commercial, and Intellectual Property Law. Chidera is an Associate with cutting-edge business acumen. She advises Non-Profit Organisations, Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in various industries ranging from hospitality and entertainment […]


The month of October 2022 may have gone but it will be remiss of us not to bring to your attention the favourable judgments secured by The Law Suite (TLS) in the said month in two of the matters we are handling for our Clients. One of the judgments is particularly significant as it addressed […]

Timi Dakolo was Right and His Anger Justified

Recently, the media was awash with the news of Timi Dakolo,  a major music artist, expressing his dissatisfaction with APC’s use of his song ‘Great Nation’ during their Special Convention in Abuja without his authorization or consent. Apparently, the song was played when members of the Nigerian entertainment industry under the aegis of Ambassadors of […]

The Need for Effective Mechanism for Resolution of Capital Market Disputes in Nigeria

Introduction The Nigerian capital market has continued to play a critical role in the economy not only as a source of capital for private and public sectors but also avenues for long and short-term investments through equity, debt, and other innovative products. Some of the market offerings which are inherently complex serve as corporate risk […]

Tasks before the AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Body

The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) held its inaugural meeting on 26 April 2021 at the AfCFTA Secretariat in Accra Ghana. The DSB is composed of the representatives of the State Parties and shall have the power to establish Dispute Settlement Panels and an Appellate Body responsible for […]

AFCFTA: The Underlying Principles, Objectives and Benefits

The Agreement (the “Agreement”) establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (the “AfCFTA”) has continued to generate discussions following the commencement of trading under the new economic bloc. By the ratification, Nigeria became bound by t The Agreement was signed on 21 March 2018 at the Extra Ordinary Submit of the African Union held in […]

Michael Amakeze

Mike is a graduate of Ebonyi State University and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012. Before co-founding The Law Suite, Mike was a founder and Senior Partner at Next Legal. He has represented and advised clients on a wide range of practice areas spanning company secretarial and legal advisory services, litigation and dispute […]

Prince Nwafuru

Prince Nwafuru is a graduate of Ebonyi State University and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012. He is currently studying for his Masters Degree (Secured Credit/Energy/Maritime and Laws of International Institutions) at the University of Lagos. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom and also an Associate of […]