Uzo Umeike obtained his bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B Hons) from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State University in 1992 and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1993. He worked in the Nigeria Agip Oil Company from 1993 – 1996, Aries & Arthur from 1996 – 2002, Umeike & Umeike and Associates from 2002 – 2008, Egonu, Umeike & Associates and as Managing Partner, Brickfield LP.
He has practiced as a corporate/commercial law specialist with almost 30 years of experience. He has advised multinational corporations on local implications and registration/reporting formalities of a global merger and on labour related issues. He is also experienced in establishment of local subsidiaries of foreign multinationals and accreditation and permit procedures, agency/shareholders agreements, technology transfer agreements and intellectual property protection.