Our Leaders

The Advisory Board:

Bezaleel Chambers International (BCI) leverages on the experiences of select academic dons, researchers, captains of industries, legal experts, Senior Advocates of Nigeria, leaders, consultants and professionals in other fields from across the globe. The experts, leaders and professionals make up the global advisory board of BCI. The Advisory Board is chaired by Mr. Ogaga Ovrawah, SAN.

Lead Partners:

  1. Chijioke Onyeneke, Esq. LLB, B.L, LLM (Bristol)

Mr. Onyeneke is a Senior Partner with BCI. He was trained in Nigeria and United Kingdom with a master’s degree in law from the University of Bristol. He is an experienced commercial lawyer with vast experience in Banking, Insurance, Financial Services Regulation, Credit Security and Insolvency. He is actively engaged in commercial arbitration and litigation at all levels. Before joining our firm, he worked with TLT Solicitors, Temple Street Solicitors and NFU Mutual Insurance Company in the United Kingdom. Since joining our team, he has done exceedingly well in debt recoveries, insolvency, international trades and litigation. 

2. Onyekachi Umah, Esq. LLB, B.L, LL.M., ACIArb(UK)

Onyekachi Umah is the Managing Partner of BCI. He is an exceptional Legal Practitioner, Arbitrator, Notary Public and Legal Awareness Expert with over a decade of experience in civil law, criminal law and human rights. He holds a Master of Laws; a Master of Business Administration (mini) and he is a doctoral candidate. Mr. Umah consults and provides legal services to several national and international organisations, including the United Nations.

He has published over 820 legal articles in diverse areas of law, delivered over 35 public lectures, anchored over 67 law radio/tv shows and supported several legal and developmental projects across Africa. To improve legal awareness, since 2017, Mr. Umah publishes free daily law tips on www.SabiLaw.org

Global Team:

Our strength is in our large networks of committed experts across the globe. BCI has diverse teams of lawyers, arbitrators, notaries public and many other experts who work together and remotely towards satisfying our clients, supporting our communities and bettering ourselves.