Our Team

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko
Partner

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Chiagozie is a Partner at Streamsowers & Köhn. He also heads the Firm’s Energy and Natural Resources and Legislative Advocacy Groups. Chiagozie graduated from the University of Cambridge, England in 1986 and initially trained as a Marketing Management Trainee with Unilever Plc in the United Kingdom. He was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1991. Chiagozie was also a United Kingdom Government Chevening Scholar at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy of the University of Dundee, Scotland.

Chiagozie is regarded as being in the top rank of Nigerian solicitors, combining intellectual depth with commercial nous. Chiagozie has dealt extensively with issues of Nigerian Foreign Investment and Corporate Law, General Commercial Law, Oil and Gas, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Construction Law and Taxation.

Chiagozie has acted as team leader in several notable energy transactions, one of which was the listing of an oil and gas company on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange in 2012, which was the largest listing of an oil and gas company at the time.

Chiagozie is a member of the Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law of the International Bar Association and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.