CONTACTS

Tel: +234(0)8098808630, +234(0)8038708630

Email: amakachilaka@curacrest.com uzoamaka.chilaka@nigerianbar.ng

     

EDUCATION

University of Nigeria – Bachelor of Laws, LL. B

Nigerian Law School – Barrister at Law, B.L

University of Lagos – Masters of Laws, LL. M

E
XPERIENCE 

Uzoamaka CHILAKA is a legal practitioner of 10 years post call experience in corporate/commercial law practice.

She has over the years worked as Legal Adviser, Company Secretary, Legal and Compliance Officer, External Legal Consultant and Legal Counsel – Corporate/Commercial to companies, organizations and institutions in various sectors as well as high net worth individuals across board.

She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), an Associate of Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (NICArb), a senior lawyer and member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch.

She is a Realtor, a certified Alternative Dispute Resolution Expert. A successful individual and team contributor proficient in information technology.

She is currently the Principal Partner of Cura Crest Consult, a firm of legal practitioners that specializes in corporate and commercial law practice in Nigeria.



A
CADEMICS


She graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2010, where she obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL. B).

She was called to the Nigerian Bar and enrolled as a Legal Practitioner in the Supreme Court of Nigeria a year later.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.



P
ROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS/  ASSOCIATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


Senior Lawyer and Member – Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos Branch

Associate Member – Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN)

Associate of Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (NICArb)

Member – International Federation of Women’s Lawyers (FIDA), Lagos Branch

Accredited Mediator – Lagos State Multi-Door CourtHouse (LMDC)

Registered Professional – Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN)

Member – Association of Estate Agents of Nigeria (AEAN)

Member – Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators (APNM)

Member – Nigerian Gas Association (NGA)



C
AREER HISTORY 


Currently: Principal Partner – Cura Crest Consult, Lekki, Lagos.

Legal Secretary and Adviser – 1004 Homeowners and Residents Association, 1004 Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Investor Relations Officer – MRS Oil Nigeria Plc, Onikan, Lagos.

Legal Counsel – Corporate/Commercial, Western Power Solutions, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Associate Counsel – Abiola Ogunbiyi & Co., Victoria Island, Lagos

Associate Counsel – Patriarch Law Consult, Onikan, Lagos.

Associate Trainee – Jade and Stone Solicitors, Lekki, Lagos.

APPOINTMENT

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“I think that if you live long enough, you realize that so much of what happens in life is out of your control, but how you respond to it is in your control…”

– Hillary Rodam Clinton ending her 2008 campaign for president.