Chris Uche Counts the First Igbere Native To Become A Senior Advocate Of Nigeria

One legal luminary of Nigeria and a member of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), which is one of the foremost professional bodies in the country, is Chief Chris Uche (SAN). A distinguished attorney, Chief Chris Uche, who
is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria graduated and was called to bar in 1981 after attending the Nigeria Law School.

A native of Igbere in Abia Sate, he began legal practice in Port-Harcourt before he relocated to Aba where he practiced law for over 20years and was at various times the publicity secretary, and member of NBA National Executive Committee. He joined the NBA Abuja branch in 2001 and has chaired Ethics and Conduct Committee, High Court Review Committee as well as organized the law week programmes of the branch.

Born into a legal profession family by an administrator and lawyer father  – Late Mr. Amadi Orji Uche and a retired high court judge mother Hon. Justice (Mrs.) Christiana Ijeoma Uche of  Amankalu Igbere; Chief Chris Uche who is married with children grew up to study, practice and love the law profession.

A Lagos Lawyer––Rasheed Omilaye once described Chief Chris Uche as “a detribalized Nigerian, a conservative yet a progressive lawyer, and a complete bar man …”

A lot of his practice have involved many high profile cases in Nigeria, some of which were reported by various media in the country. 

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