Sir Isaac U. Obi


Sir Isaac U. Obi

Isaac is a Partner with expertise in the firm’s insolvency and general litigation practice. He supports the Firm’s quality control process and continued legal education programme.

Isaac was head of chambers & partner in J.K Gadzama & Partners Lagos practice where he successfully handled several cases at the High Court, Tribunals, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and important local and international arbitration matters.

Isaac is a Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and an author of several articles published in reputable international law journals. He is also a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators. Isaac belongs to the prestigious Order of the Knighthood of St. Christopher


  • University of Cross River State (now University of Uyo) (LLB)
  • Nigeria Law School (BL)
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Member,Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators
  • Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants
  • Notary Public for Nigeria

Some of the cases in which Sir Isaac Obi was involved have been reported in various law reports including the following cases:
● Savannah Bank Pie v NDIC (2005) 4 FWLR (Pt290) 1809 (Court of Appeal)
● Kachallah v Banki (2006) 2 FWLR (Pt318) 3457 (Supreme Court)
● Ngige v Obi (2006) 3 FWLR (Pt322) 3938 (Court of Appeal)
● Mortgages PHB v Standard Trust Insurance (2016) NWLR (Court of Appeal)

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