History of The Firm

Though the beginner of the firm was called to the Bar in 1989 the firm actually started in 2000. The Principal Solicitor had worked in reputable firms where he gathered several kinds of experience which rubbed off and manifests in the firm now.


Prof. Chukwuemerie started 1990 and worked there up to 1991. He later joined Abuka, Ajegbo, Ilogu & Nwaogu from 1992 up till October 1994. In November 1994 up to 30th June 2000 he worked in George Etomi & Partners.


In Dr. T C Osankpo (SAN) & Co., he had experience tremendous experience in a litigation firm and a one man firm. He joined Abuka, Ajegbo, Ilogu & Nwaogu a strong litigation firm that was a combination of partners in corporate and litigation practices. He benefitted from the two streams of practice and benefitted from transactions practice and the structuring of a firm a strong manner. He understood practice in a strong and united partnership. He joined George Etomi & Partners on an invitation, where he participated in much more of transactional practice. Here he developed Arbitration practice in its formational practices in Nigeria. From there he founded Okibe Lawhouse (Legal Practitioners, Arbitrators).


The firm has been noted for strong and high level litigation and Arbitration practice. It is strong in the areas stated in the other parts of this website.