Etigwe Uwa SAN

Etigwe Uwa SAN
16d, Akin Olugbade Street
Victoria Island
+234 1 271 2276
+234 1 271 2277


Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Aviation

Mr Etigwe Uwa SAN has over 20 years of extensive experience in litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He practised at the law firms of Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore and F O Akinrele & Co, where he was at various times head of the litigation and arbitration departments, before leaving to set up his own practice, Streamsowers & Co. His firm merged in 2006 with Köhn Associates to form Streamsowers & Köhn, where he heads the dispute resolution department. 

Mr Uwa was a lead consultant to the Ministry of Aviation with regard to drafting the Nigerian Civil Aviation Act 2006 and the subsequent declarations made by the federal republic of Nigeria for the purposes of the Convention on International Interest in Mobile Equipment and the Aircraft Protocol (Capetown Convention). Mr Uwa has advised on several aircraft mortgage transactions under the Capetown Convention and his area of specialisation spans regulatory compliance, contentious matters and finance. He has acted in various instances for the Ministry of Aviation, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Delta Air Lines Inc, Dana Airlines and numerous aviation companies. 

He is the current chairman of the aviation section of the section on business law of the Nigerian Bar Association. 

Mr Uwa is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and was conferred with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in April 2010.

WWL says: Etigwe Uwa SAN is a well-respected name among peers and clients who commend him for his deep knowledge of aviation regulation.

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