Tochukwu Anaenugwu



Tochukwu Anaenugwu is a skilled commercial lawyer, qualified to practice law in Nigeria and New York, United States. He specializes in commercial litigation and arbitration involving energy and natural resources, finance, banking, and debt recovery disputes.

Tochukwu has acted as counsel in international arbitration proceedings conducted under the ICC, UNCITRAL and SIAC Rules governed by a variety of substantive laws and seated in jurisdictions such as Nigeria and London. He has also advised and represented clients in enforcing and recognizing arbitral awards before Nigerian courts.

Tochukwu is active in several professional organizations and has been involved in several efforts towards the development of arbitration in Nigeria, Africa, and the Commonwealth jurisdictions. He has also been involved in various international arbitration reform projects under the auspices of the Asian Development Bank and in coordination with UNCITRAL for certain countries, including Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Palau.


2017     University of Pennsylvania Law School, USA (LLM, Business and Transactional Law)

2017     The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, USA (Wharton Business and         Law Certificate)

2014     Admitted to the Nigerian Bar

2013    University of Nigeria, Enugu (LL.B.)

Bar Admissions Outside Nigeria & Special Certifications

2018     Admitted to the New York Bar

Memberships & Professional Associations
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK
  • Steering Committee Member, Business Law Network of the British Nigeria Law Forum (BNLF)
  • LCIA, Young International Arbitration Group
Speeches & Publications