Chike Obianwu



Chike Obianwu is a Partner at the leading Nigerian law firm, Templars. He holds a Master of Laws degree from the University College London and is admitted to practise in Nigeria and in England & Wales. He was formerly joint deputy head of corporate finance & advisory and legal counsel at the leading Nigerian investment bank, Zenith Capital Limited.

He routinely advises private equity houses, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and investee companies on Nigeria-related investments and exits. He has also advised various sponsors and anchor investors on the formation of a number of Africa-focused funds, including the first infrastructure investment fund to be registered by the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission.

He is ranked as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000 and by Chambers Global.