Enyinnaya Uwadi is a qualified Competition and Energy Lawyer and holds a track record of outstanding academic performance. His excellent academic record comprises: LLB (top 1%) University of Abuja, 2011; BL (top 1%), Nigerian Law School, 2013; two Master’s degrees in law namely, LLM Energy Law, Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics, and Law, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 2016, and LLM (Distinction) International Commercial Law with Competition Law and Regulation, University of Reading, England, 2020. He is rounding off his MBA studies at Roehampton Business School, London. After obtaining his first postgraduate qualification in Energy Law, Enyinnaya interned at the legal division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation where he advised on several oil and gas contracts and disputes. As a competition lawyer, Enyinnaya has consulted for numerous clients whose businesses span across various economic sectors. He has also advised several multinational companies on the implications of the new Nigerian Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act, 2019.
Enyinnaya has published well-researched articles in several reputable local and international journals, of which two were shortlisted for the Antitrust Writing Awards 2020 organized by Concurrences Review and the George Washington University Law School Competition Law Centre. He has participated in several professional trainings and conferences on competition and energy law across Europe, USA and Africa.
Enyinnaya has Membership of several Professional Organisations which include: Chartered Institution of Arbitrators (CIArb UK), International Law Association, Nigerian Bar Association, Society for Advanced Legal Studies UK, Chartered Management Institute UK, Association of Project Managers.
His awards include: Roehampton Chancellors Award 2021, Reading Experience and Development Award 2020, Finalist, Antitrust Writing Awards, 2020, Niger Delta Development Commission 2018 Foreign Post-graduate Scholarship Award, Most Outstanding Law Student, University of Abuja 2008-2010.