GOZIE J. OKOYE

GOZIE J. OKOYE

PARTNER

Education: Degree in Law from the University of Nsukka, 1989; LL.M from the University of Lagos (2002).

1990: Admitted to the Nigerian Bar

2015: Joined Dele & Associates

Career History:

Gozie J. Okoye started legal practice in a private law firm, before promotion to the pioneer Legal Adviser in a Primary Mortgage Institution (PMI). He held this position for 3 years before transitioning into commercial banking with Diamond Bank; First as a legal officer, a Risk Management Officer, and finally a Special Assistant to the Group Managing Director; before returning to private legal practice.

Working in the Banking Sector imbued him with extensive knowledge and experience in Mortgage Banking, Investment Banking, Insurance, Pension Fund Administration and Corporate Regulatory Matters.

He has attended several professional courses:

‘‘Senior Management Programme’’-Lagos Business School/Pan African University,

‘‘Credit Risk Management Programme’’- Agusto & Co.

‘‘Law & Practice of Banking’’-Financial Institutions Training Center, to name a few.

Core Practice Areas:

Gozie J. Okoye has acquired over 24 years’ experience in legal practice and banking.

  • Banking, Company Law, Energy & Renewables, Taxation, Technology & e-Commerce.

He is a member of several professional bodies and notable organizations:

• The International Bar Association (Energy section)
• Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators
• Ikoyi Golf Club (1938)