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Ikenna Amadi

Ikenna Amadi

Senior Associate


Ikenna is a Senior Associate in Kanyi Karibi-Whyte & Hastrup.

He is actively involved in Capital Markets, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Energy and Maritime practices of the firm.

Ikenna graduated from University of Nigeria Nsukka with a Second Class Upper Honours. He also holds a Master’s Degree in International Law and World Economy from the School of Law, University of East London graduating with a Distinction in International Environmental Law for his work in Regulation of composition and disposal of Information Technology Gadgets in Nigeria and United Kingdom.

Ikenna’s advisory and advocacy experience spans through a wide spectrum of contentious matters in debt recovery and general litigations. He commands strong expertise in advising governmental agencies and financial institutions in capital markets transactions especially mergers and acquisitions and also in advising companies in energy and environmental law.

He has recently played a key role in providing legal counsel for the divestment of AMCON’s interests in Keystone Bank and Consolidated Discounts Limited.

Ikenna is a member of Nigerian Bar Association, and African Renewable Energy Alliance.

 University of East London, LLM
 Nigerian Law School, BL
 University of Nigeria, LLB

Papers and Publications
 Examination of the Composition and Disposal of Information Technology Gadgets under the Basel Convention – A Case Study of Nigeria and United Kingdom, University of East London, 2011
 Compliance with International Environmental Law Agreements: The Place of Extra-Legal Considerations, University of East London,2011
 Right to A Clean Environment: A Case for its Justifiability Under the 1999 Nigerian Constitution, University of Nigeria, Nsukka,2004

Seminars and Conferences
Ikenna has participated in several seminars workshops and conferences including the following:
 Seminar on Brief Writing – Organised by Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, May, 7, 2015, University of Lagos Akoka, Lagos.
 Seminar on Climate Change and Energy – Science, Law and Politics – Organised by United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA), 24 April, 2012, Nabarro, 84 Theobald’s Road, London WC1X 8RW.
 Global Conference on Power – Organised by Power Nigeria, 3 – 5 October, 2016, Eko Hotels and Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos

Endless possibilities & opportunities.