MADU JOE GADZAMA

LL.M (Warwick), MCIArb., MICMC

Madu is a multi-jurisdictional lawyer, called to the Nigerian Bar in October 2015 and admitted into the Lincoln’s Inn as a barrister in England and Wales in November 2019. He is the Head of the Media and Publications Department and the Deputy-Head of the Dispute Resolution Department.

Madu obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Reading and holds a Master of Laws from the University of Warwick. He is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC). He was also the General-Manager of the Janada International Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (JICAM) from January to December 2017, and is presently the Assistant Secretary of the CIArb, Abuja Chapter.

After joining the Firm in 2016, Madu worked for a year before gaining admission on the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law to train as a barrister in England and Wales. Madu was thereafter elevated to Junior Partner in 2018, and recently made Partner in 2021.

Madu has had the rare privilege of working with esteemed Senior Advocates of Nigeria. He was an intern at K. T. Turaki & Co., Kanu G. Agabi & Associates, and Adegboyega Awomolo & Associates. He also worked as an Associate at Wole Olanipekun & Co. during the period of his National Youth Service. Madu has developed into a lawyer who has a voracious appetite for the law with an eagle eye for details.

EDUCATION

  • University of Reading, UK (LL.B Hons., 2013)
  • Nigerian Law School, Abuja (B.L, 2015)
  • University of Warwick, UK (LL.M, 2016)
  • University of Law, UK (BPTC, 2019)

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
  • Young Lawyers Forum, NBA
  • CIArb Young Members Group, Abuja Chapter
  • Lincoln’s Inn
  • British Nigerian Law Forum
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Position: Partner
Office: J-K Gadzama LLP, Abuja
Email: mjgadzama@j-kgadzamallp.com

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Phone: 09 6233 600 

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