Mr L Chidi Ilogu attended King’s College, Lagos. He graduated (LLB (Hons)) from the University of Ife and holds a master’s degree (LLM) in maritime law from Cardiff Law School, University of Wales. He is a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the senior partner of Foundation Chambers. He has over 40 years' experience in legal practice and commercial arbitration with emphasis on maritime and oil and gas matters.
He is a consultant to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on legal matters, and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK); a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN); the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association.
He is currently the president of the Nigerian Maritime Law Association, which is the Nigerian branch of Comité Maritime International (CMI) and serves on the advisory board of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria. He acts for several port terminal operators, shipping agencies, shipping lines, logistic companies, and oil and gas companies. He consults for major maritime parastatals in Nigeria on maritime policies and legislation; acts for P&I clubs and collaborates with several international law firms specialising in maritime and oil and gas practice.
He is the author of Essays on Maritime Law and Practice and Foundation of Carriage of Goods by Sea – The Nigerian Perspective and has published several articles on shipping and maritime law.
WWL says: L Chidi Ilogu SAN is a well-established name in the shipping space who enjoys a strong reputation for his extensive experience representing shipping agencies, operators and logistic companies.