Ike Ehiribe

Rok urodzenia


Miejsce zamieszkania



  • angielska


  • angielski


  • finanse, bankowość
  • nieruchomości i prawo budowlane
  • prawo energetyczne
  • prawo pracy, kontrakty menadżerskie
  • prawo własności intelektualnej
  • projekty infrastrukturalne
  • transport, spedycja
  • umowy dystrybucyjne, franchisingowe
  • umowy handlowe w ogólności

Uprawnienia zawodowe

Barrister, Chartered Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Accredited Mediator & Expert Determiner


  • LLB;
  • LLM;

Przebieg kariery zawodowej

  • Approved  Tutor  and  Trainer  in  both  domestic  and  International  Arbitration  for  the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 2004;
  • Appointed Visiting Professor in International Commercial Arbitration at the Faculty of Law of the Karoli Gaspar University in Budapest, Hungary 14/04/2013 – 28/04/2013;
  • Recently appointed Visiting Professor in International Commercial Arbitration on the 2013  Senior  Lawyers  Programme  of  the  Centre  for  International  Legal  Studies  in Salzburg, Austria;
  • Recently appointed Senior Teaching Fellow & Visiting Lecturer in International Trade Law, Marine Insurance and Maritime Arbitration modules of the LLM programme of the School of African & Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London;
  • Recently  appointed  in  2015  as  Panel  Convenor  and  Member  of  the  Peer  Review Committee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London; 
  •  Former  Visiting  Lecturer  on  the  Evidence  &  Arbitral  Awards  Module  of  the  LLM Degree in Dispute Resolution at Kingston University, England- 2008;
  • Lectured on the comparison of Hamburg and Hague Visby Rules and the Drafting of ADR Clauses in Maritime Contracts at SOAS University of London at a Maritime Policy and  Law  Seminar  for  delegates  of  the  Nigerian  Maritime  Administration  and  Safety Agency (NIMASA) in August 2008;
  • Former  member  of  the  executive  committee  of  the  London  branch  of  the  Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London from 2004 to 2014;
  • Former  part-time  lecturer  in  Marine  Insurance  Law  on  the  University  of  London External LLM programme 1999-2006; 
  • Former  Member,  Vice-Chairman  and  Chairman  of  Disciplinary  Panel  of  Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in London (2007-April 2012);  
  • Former Panel Convenor and Senior Adjudicator of the National Building Council (NHBC) Adjudication Scheme   February 2010 until December 2011 in London;
  • Former Panel Convenor and Senior Adjudicator of the Tenancy Deposit Protection Adjudication Panel May 2007 to December 2011 in London;
  • Former member and then Chairman of the defunct ADR Committee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. (2001 – 2005);
  • Former Chairman of the Seminar Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ibadan branch (1992-1994);
  • At  various  times  appointed  course  director,  assessor,  tutor,  and  lead  trainer  for various arbitral and adr institutions such as the Asian Domain Name Resolution Centre (ADNRC), Hong Kong, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB), London, and the World  Intellectual  Property  Organisation  (WIPO)  Geneva,  in  the  Republic  of  Ireland, Bahamas,  Botswana,  Greece,  Kenya,  Malaysia,  Mauritius,  South  Korea,  Qatar,  the U.A.E. and the UK.

Doświadczenie arbitrażowe

Ike  has  been  nominated  and  or  appointed  to  act  as  sole  arbitrator,  co-arbitrator, adjudicator, chairman of tribunal, chairman of appeal panel, single panellist, co-panellist, mediator, conciliator, expert determiner, counsel or expert on Nigerian Oil and Gas Law, in a substantial number of arbitral and other adr proceedings under the Rules of the ICC, LMAA, LCIA, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, WIPO, CPR, DIAC, CIARB, IDRS and AD-HOC etc., in relation to disputes and or disputants from China, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Switzerland, the U.A.E., the U.K., the U.S.A. and  Zambia.  The  cases  involve  a  large  variety  of  disputes  arising  from  specialisms including international trade, commodities, carriage of goods,  passengers and baggage by sea,   cruise   vessels,   Yacht   Design,   general   commercial,   state   contracts,   financial transactions,  banking,  general  insurance,  investments,  oil  and  gas,  energy,  oil  pipeline maintenance contracts, real estate, mining contracts, share purchase agreements, property, real    estate,    investment,    human    rights,    intellectual    property,    domain    names, telecommunications, marine insurance, maritime, entertainment and sports.

Some Examples of International Arbitral Appointments in the U.K. and U.A.E.:

  • Appointed Sole Arbitrator in August 2010 to determine   breach of contract dispute arising from failure of property developer to develop and deliver two individual office tower units in central business district in the U.A.E to purchaser as provided for in purchase and sale agreements;
  • Appointed Sole Arbitrator in September 2010 to determine breach of contract claim arising from failure of very prominent property developer in U.A.E to develop and deliver residential units in the U.A.E. as agreed and in line with purchase and sale agreements;
  • Appointed Chairman of three member Football Appeal Panel in 2010 to determine appeal against sanctions imposed by Football Disciplinary Commission on English League football club in London for fielding ineligible football players;
  • Appointed Sole Adjudicator in August 2011 to adjudicate on dispute arising from breach of contract claim for damages against well-known UK based home builder quoted on the London Stock Exchange for negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation, diminution in value, loss of amenity and costs filed by U.K. based entity;
  • Appointed Co-Arbitrator by International appointing institution in late 2011 to arbitrate on dispute arising from breach of international trade agreements on the transhipment of container loads of commodities from the South East Asia through intermediaries in the U.A.E and to European seaports;
  • Appointed Co-Arbitrator by international arbitral institution in early 2012 to arbitrate on dispute arising from breach of demurrage provisions in a charter partyagreement for vessels hired for the transhipment of oil cargo from Canadian seaports to Nigerian seaports;
  • Appointed Chairman of Arbitral Panel in January 2015 by international arbitral institution   to resolve investment dispute relating to development projects in African countries involving a number of African based commercial entities. 

Członkostwo w organizacjach i stowarzyszeniach zawodowych

Bar Admission

  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales (1996) Hon. Society of Lincoln’s Inn;
  • Appointed Notary Public for Nigeria (1991); 
  • Called to the Nigerian Bar (1982).

 Relevant Panel Listing on some UK Arbitration/ADR Panels

  • The Panel of Chartered Arbitrators of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK;  
  • The Panel of Arbitrators of ARIAS (UK) A.I.D.A. Re-insurance and Insurance Arbitration Society of the UK. (www.arias.org.uk);
  •  Supporting & Aspiring Full Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA);
  • The Appeals Tribunal Panel of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA);

   Relevant Panel Listing on Some International Arbitration/ADR Panels

  • The Panel of Arbitrators of the Lagos Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration;
  • The Panel of Arbitrators of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, (DIAC);
  • The Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC);
  • The Panel of Neutrals of the Arbitration & Mediation Centre of WIPO in Geneva;
  • The Panel of Energy Arbitrators of the International Centre of Dispute Resolution (ICDR/AAA) in the USA;
  • The ICC International Centre for ADR Panel of Expert Determiners on the ICANN New gTLD Dispute Resolution Procedure;
  • The Panel of Arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Lausanne.

 Other Relevant Memberships:

  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). 2) Councillor of the African Users Council of the London Court of International Arbitration;
  • Member, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) (UK) (Arbitration & Intellectual Property Expert Group);
  • Member International Bar Association  (Arbitration Committee);
  • Member ICC Institute of World Business Law;
  • Member International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA);
  • Member Working Group for WIPO Film and Media Expedited Arbitration and Mediation Scheme;
  •  Member Oil & Gas, Finance and ICT sections of the Arbitration Club in London;
  • Member of the College of Arbitrators and Judges of the Foreign Direct Investment Moot of the Center for International Legal Studies in Salzburg, Austria;
  • Member, Investment Treaty Law Forum;
  • Member British Institute for International and Comparative Law;
  • Member Institute for Transnational Arbitration Texas USA;
  • Fellow Center For International Legal Studies, Salzburg.

Wybrane publikacje

  1. African States and the Use of Investment Treaty Arbitration being a paper delivered at the International Centre for Arbitration and Mediation Abuja (ICAMA) Arbitration Round Table Conference on 26 May 2014;
  2. Case note on WIPO Administrative Panel Decision on Domain Name dispute: LCIA, ICC, SIAC, SCC, & (AAA/ICDR) -v- ICSID Lawyers, LLC Case No. D2013- 0685.  Published in the 2014 Comparative Law Year book of International Business;
  3. Handbook on Arbitration in Africa – A Practitioner’s Guide – Overview for the Gambia; published by Kluwer Law International in 2013;
  4. Most recent trends in the interpretation of Investor Rights under Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITS) – Focus on expropriation of assets and African States being a paper delivered at the LCIA Symposium held in Lagos on 02 February 2013;
  5. The Requirements necessary to Establish Legal Rights Objection, Limited Public Interest Objection, and Community Objection under the new gTLD Regime   being papers delivered in Seoul and Hong Kong in 2011 and 2012 respectively at the behest of ADNDRC Hong Kong;
  6. The Role of Contractual Dispute Resolution Clauses in protecting Telecommunications Investments- Africa and beyond.  (November 2012) unpublished;
  7. Thoughts on Practical Guidance in Conducting an Arbitration – Avoiding Delays and How to do things better. Focus on African States.  Being a paper delivered at the LCIA Symposium held in Accra on 05 November 2010;
  8. The Validity of Customary Law Arbitration in Nigeria published by the Centre for International Law Studies in the 1996 Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business;
  9. The Duties and Privileges of a Barrister- At- Law in present day Nigeria; being a 16 page lecture delivered at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in April 1992;
  10. Proof of Title to Land in Nigeria. (1981).