Dindam Killi

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Dindam has a penchant for dispute resolution and solving complex matters. He particularly enjoys untangling the most complicated issues, leaving his clients thoroughly satisfied. His practice typically involves regular appearances before several courts including the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Dindam is a key member of the firm’s Abuja office team. His practice areas include litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, corporate and commercial law, oil & gas and intellectual property. Dindam is an experienced litigator who regularly represents a broad range of clients before different courts and tribunals.

In one particular dramatic case, Deyda Hydara Jnr & 2 Others v. Republic of The Gambia, he represented the family of a brutally murdered popular Gambian journalist in proceedings instituted before the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court of Justice against the Gambian government. In a widely reported judgment delivered in 2014, the ECOWAS court granted the Applicants’ relief.

His representation of corporate clients includes a giant Spanish oil company in an arbitration resulting from the termination of a contract with a Nigerian oil company, and a global information and communications technology solutions provider and its local subsidiary in an action for the recovery of over N1.6 billion in proceedings before both the High Court and Court of Appeal.

Education
  • University of Jos, LLM, 2013
  • Nigerian Law School, BL, 2006
  • Ahmadu Bello University, LLB, 2005, Chevron Nigeria Limited Scholar
Memberships & Professional Associations
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law
Community Service/Pro Bono
  • Volunteer, Federal Road Safety Corps Special Marshals Unit
  • Volunteer teacher at select public schools within Abuja Federal Capital Territory
  • Participation in various criminal appeals before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court