Osinachi Nwandem


Address :

Aluko & Oyebode
1, Murtala Muhammed Drive


Osinachi Nwandem is a lawyer and arbitrator with vast experience and expertise in Construction Law and Arbitration. He also had prior exposure to litigation and arbitration in a range of commercial disputes ranging from contracts, labour and employment, debt recovery, telecommunications, maritime and taxation.

He practices at the law firm of Aluko & Oyebode, which is based in Nigeria and has been rated as one of Africa's leading law firms.

Osinachi received his law degree from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt Nigeria. He obtained his LL.M. degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

He has a particular interest in assisting clients to resolve their construction disputes, and is passionate about developing the practice of construction law in Nigeria. He is a member of the Institute of Construction Industry Arbitrators (ICIArb), the International Bar Association and the Nigeria Bar Association – Section on Business Law.

Osinachi is a regular contributor to several peer-review journals, texts and publication platforms including the Gravitas Law Review, AELEX Article Series and Mondaq, where he proffers viewpoints on recent developments in construction disputes and contracts. He has also been invited to speak at an event organised by the International Bar Association.

My Posts

Delay Analysis in Construction Disputes: How can you get the arbitral tribunal to trust your method?

Parties refer delay claims to arbitration when the project owner’s representative (engineer, architect, project manager or contract administrator…

2 Key Lessons Every Contractor Must Hear About Payment Applications in Construction Projects

Most employers do not pay for construction projects at once. Rather, the employers make these payments in instalments and as provided in the…

Demolition of Illegal Buildings in Lagos: 4 Key Lessons for Developers

There are lessons to be taken from the recent spate of building collapses in Nigeria.

The Importance Of Contract Management

The proposed training of young people on contract management in Nigeria will help contractors understand their responsibilities and get them to…

Navigating Construction Projects Through A Coup

The recent coup in Niger underscores the importance of force majeure clauses in construction projects.