Fred is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group. He advises and represents clients in disputes relating to a range of civil and criminal corporate matters including, maritime, taxation, real property, labour and employment matters. He has represented clients at the various levels of Courts in Nigeria including the High Courts and the Appellate Courts, the National Industrial Court, Tax Tribunals and the Industrial Arbitration Panel.
He was a member of the team that successfully defended the Securities and Exchange Commission in a case which challenged the election of the President of Nigerian Stock Exchange. He was also a member of the team that successfully defended the appellant at the Supreme Court to reverse a death sentence passed by the High Court, which conviction was also affirmed by Court of Appeal.
Anambra State University (LLB Hons)
Nigerian Law School (BL)
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (LLM)
Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association