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Vincent
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General counsel 300 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 1984
St. John Cross Seminary, Nsukka
From 0 to 1991
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
From 0 to 1992
Nigerian Law School, Lagos
From 0 to 2009
School of Post Graduate Studies University of Nigeria Nsukka
No added languages

Experience

Adjunct Lecturer
Nigerian Law School
October 2008 - Present Day (8 years 9 months)

Portflio Assessment, Organisation of Workshops for Students

Legal Adviser
All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)
August 2002 - July 2006 (3 years 11 months)

Legal Advise on Electoral Act/Laws, litigations involving the party, consultations and settlement intra-party disputes etc.

Achievements

Suit No.E/181/2004 - APGA vs THE CHAIRMAN ENSIEC & ANOR. - (UNREPORTED) JUDGEMENT DELIVERED ON THE 8TH DAY OF APRIL 2008.

Attainment of relative peace and harmony in the party

Principal Partner/Head of Chambers/Consultant
Vincent Chieyine & Co.
October 1999 - January 2013 (13 years 3 months)

Management, Organisation,and running of the Chambers. Litigations (Civil and Criminal) High Courts and Appellate Courts, Brief Writting.Drafting and perusal of documents, memorandum of understanding, leases, mortgages, commercial, contract and land agreement; land title searches and registrations, formation of companies, company meetings, annual returns, company representations etc. Negotiaion, mediation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution consultancy;organisation and attendance at workshops, property management among others.

Achievements

SOME LANDMARK CASES PERSONALLY HANDLED AND CONCLUDED

SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA :

(1) MAGNA MARTIME SERVICES LTD & ANOR. vs. S.A. OTEJU & ANOR. (2005) ALL FWLR (PT. 270) 1995; (2005) 6 CLRN 43 S.C.

COURT OF APPEAL:

(2) SOESON LTD vs. AFRIBANK (NIG) PLC (2000) 4 NWLR (PT. 633) 391

(3) OTEJU vs. MAGNA MARITIME SERVICES LTD. (2000) 1 NWLR (PT. 640) 331

(4) ISC SERVICES LTD vs. GENAK CONTINENTAL LTD & ANOR (2006) 4

CLRN 59

(5) CA/E/EPT/6/2007- STEVE ANIAGOR vs. CHIGBO ANTHONY & ORS.

(UNREPORTED) COURT OF APPEAL JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 11TH DAY OF APRIL, 2008

(6) EVANS AMAECHI NNADI vs. DR. HERBERT OJI & ORS. (2010) 33 WRN

41

(7) CA/E/261/2011 – ECHELUNKWO & 90 ORS. vs. IGBO-ETITI L.G.A. (UNREPORTED) COURT OF APPEAL JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 10/12/2012

HIGH COURT CASES:

(8) SUIT NO. LD/1076/84 – E.E. ESUA vs. N.N.S.L. (UNREPORTED)

RULING DELIVERED ON 14TH DAY OF JULY, 1995

(9) SUIT NO. FHC/L/CS/197/97 – HARRIMAN CHIC BUSINESS VENTURES LTD vs. OWNERS OF M/V/BOXANE DELMAS & ANOR (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 30TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1999

(10) SUIT NO. LD/1453/90 – SEASON LTD vs. AFRIBANK NIG. LTD (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON 7TH DAY OF APRIL, 1999

(11) SUIT NO. LD/1393/93 – DR. BOLAJI AKINSANYA & ANOR. vs. FEDERAL MORTGAGE FINANCE LTD (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 6TH DAY OF APRIL, 2001

(12) SUIT NO. FHC/L/CS/381/98 – GENAK CONTINENAL LTD. vs. ISC SERVICES LTD & ANOR. (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 30TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2001

(13) SUIT NO. E/18/2004- ALL PROGRESSIVES GRAND ALLIANCE (APGA) vs. THE CHAIRMAN ENUGU STATE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (ENSIEC) & ORS. (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 20TH DAY OF MARCH, 2004

(14) SUIT NO. E/593/2003 –JAS BUILDERS LTD vs. PETRUS AGBALLAH (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 8TH DAY OF APRIL, 2008.

(15) HIGH COURT APPEAL NO. N/6A/2003- OKAFOR MADUBIA & 13 ORS vs. KENNETH ANIELO & ORS. (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 13TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2006.

(16) SUIT NO. E/98/97 – GODWIN NNABUENYI & ORS. vs. DANIEL EZECHI & ORS. (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON 16TH DAY OF JULY, 2009.

(17) HIGH COURT APPEAL NO. E/15A/2008 – EVANG. AMAECHI NNADI vs. DR. HERBERT OJI & ORS. (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON 11TH DAY OF MARCH, 2009.

(18) SUIT NO. NIC/EN/11/2011 – MR. GERALD AGU & ORS. Vs SYLVESTER CHUKWU & ORS – RULING DELIVERED ON 9TH OF DAY OF DECEMBER, 2011

(19) APPEAL CCAE/74/2010 – NEVO MIKE OBIAYO VS NNAEMEKA OKPAYI –(UNREPORTED) – JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 6TH DAY OF MARCH, 2012

(20) PETITION NO A/1D/2012 – CHINEDU OTUNKO V. MARY IBRAHIMO (UNREPORTED) JUDGMENT DELIVERED ON THE 7TH DAY OF JUNE, 2012.

AMONG OTHER NUMEROUS RULINGS AND PENDING MATTERS IN BOTH HIGH AND APPELLATE COURTS

Member Peace and Boundry Committee
Uzo-uwani L.G.A. Enugu State
August 1996 - June 1999 (2 years 11 months)

Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration between or among boundry disputing Communities in the Local Government.

Achievement:

Settlement of more than 80% boundry disputes in the Local Government

Member, Administrative Panels to Investigate Financial Conduct of Heads of Personnel Management
Enugu State Government
June 1994 - August 1994 (3 months)

Determination of total income earned, properly documented, properly expended and extent of compilance with the existing finanacial regulation by the Personnel Management of Uzo-Uwani L.G.A.

Achievements:

Completion and submission of report to the State Government

Senior Counsel
Impey & Coker
November 1993 - August 1999 (5 years 10 months)

Management, Organisation,and running of the Chambers. Litigations (Civil and Criminal) High Courts and Appellate Courts, Brief Writting .Drafting and perusal of documents, memorandum of understanding, leases, mortgages, commercial, contract and land agreement; land title searches and registrations, formation of companies, company meetings, annual returns, company representations etc.