Justin Osuigwe Is a practicing lawyer and founder of Arkhon Solicitors. The firm specialises in litigation; both criminal and civil matters. He was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Justin is an articulate lawyer with a proven ability of gathering and analysing information to innovatively solve legal problems.
His post qualification experience enables him to play an important and visible role in his area of specialism. He is responsible for not only handling personal caseloads but also assisting other partners in high profile and complex cases. He has superb communication skills which are a vital tool during meetings and interviewing clients. Justin prepares and drafts substantive legal documents, advises clients on corporate and commercial contract agreements, estate and tenancy matters, employment law, company law and corporate compliance. He represents his clients at Magistrate courts, High Courts and the Court of Appeal. He is a qualified negotiator and experienced in settling disputes by finding resolutions to conflicts.
Justin has also worked with the United Bank for Africa Plc, providing the company with all aspects of corporate affairs, filing of shares capital and annual returns, alteration and review of Memorandum and articles of associations. He conducted vicarious legal overview of pre-and post-incorporation documentation for all Africa subsidiaries of the Bank, corporate governance, intellectual property as well as acting as the company secretary during board and committees’ meetings. He provides assistance in governance and company secretarial administration and line manage corporate services, including agreeing targets and performance review.
Justin has achieved an LL.B and completed his bachelor of law at the Nigerian law school. Upon his qualification as a barrister, Justin also graduated with a postgraduate Masters degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Wales, in Cardiff. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, a member of the Nigerian election petition team and a member of the Company Secretariat and Corporate Services team at the United Bank for Africa Plc. Justin’s qualifications and experience will be a vital asset to potential businesses and investors on all matters regarding clients’ representations and providing legal advice on business and investment in West Africa.