Prof. IkeEhiribe
International Arbitrator

Professor Ike has been nominated and or appointed to act as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator, adjudicator, chairman of tribunal, chairman of appeal panel, presiding panelist, single panelist, co-panelist, mediator, conciliator, expert determiner, counsel or expert on Nigerian Oil and Gas Law, in a substantial number of arbitral and other ADR proceedings under the Rules of the ICC, KLRCA, KIAC, LMAA, LCA, LCIA, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, WIPO, CPR, CAS, DIAC, CIARB, IDRS and AD-HOC etc., in relation to disputes and or disputants from Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, China, Canada, Cayman Islands, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Poland, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Switzerland, the U.A.E., the U.K., the U.S.A. and Zambia.


The cases involve a large variety of disputes arising from specialisms including International Trade, International Commercial Transactions, 2 International Sales, Sale of Goods, Commodities, Carriage of Goods, Passengers and Baggage by Sea, Cruise Vessels, Yacht Design, Yacht Purchase Contracts, ship purchase, Seaworthiness of Vessels & Yachts, Bills of lading, Charterparties, Hire, Freight, demurrage, General Contracts, Commercial Transactions, State Contracts, Financial Transactions, Banking, General Insurance, Investments, Oil and Gas, Energy, Oil Pipeline Maintenance Contracts, Joint Venture Agreements Production Sharing Agreements. Technical Services Agreements, Construction, Mining Contracts, Share Purchase Agreements , Human Rights, Maritime, Holiday Cruises.




Tel: + 44 (0) 204 549 2737

Nationality: British/Nigerian

Country of Residence: United Kingdom

Language(s): English
  • OIL & GAS

    The Panel of Chartered Arbitrators of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK.

    The Panel of Arbitrators of ARIAS (UK) A.I.D.A. Re-insurance and Insurance Arbitration Society of the UK. (

    Supporting & Aspiring Full Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA).

    The Panel of Arbitrators of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA).

    The Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).

    The Panel of Arbitrators of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, (DIAC).

    The Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)

    The Panel of Neutrals of the Arbitration & Mediation Centre of WIPO in Geneva.

    The Panel of Energy Arbitrators of the International Centre of Dispute Resolution (ICDR/AAA) in the USA.

    The ICC International Centre for ADR Panel of Expert Determiners on the ICANN New gTLD Dispute Resolution Procedure.

    Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).

    Officer of the African Users Council of the London Court of International Arbitration. (Up to May 2019)

    Member, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) (UK)

    Member, Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (MAAN)

    Member International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).

    Member Oil & Gas, section of the Arbitration Club.

    Associate Member Energy Institute UK.

    Fellow Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg.

    Member Board of Governors of Janada International Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (JICAM), Abuja

    Member, Oxford Business Alumni Network of University of Oxford.


    LL. B (Hons), B.L, LLM, FCIArb, FAIADR, Q.D.R.

    African States and the Use of Investment Treaty Arbitration being a paper delivered at the International Centre for
    Arbitration and Mediation Abuja (ICAMA) Arbitration Round Table Conference on 26 May 2014.

    Handbook on Arbitration in Africa – A Practitioner’s Guide – Overview for the Gambia; published by Kluwer Law
    International in 2013 (First Edition); in 2021 (Second edition.).

    Most recent trends in the interpretation of Investor Rights under Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITS) – Focus on expropriation of assets and African States being a paper delivered at the LCIA Symposium held in Lagos on 02 February 2013.

    Thoughts on Practical Guidance in Conducting an Arbitration – Avoiding Delays and How to do things better. Focus on African States. Being a paper delivered at the LCIA Symposium held in Accra on 05 November 2010.

    The Validity of Customary Law Arbitration in Nigeria published by the Centre for International Law Studies in the
    1996 Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business.