Kelly A. Agbonze

Kelly A. Agbonze


Kelly Agbonifo Agbonze is a legal practitioner with over 9 years practice experience with expertise in dispute resolution, arbitration/ADR, taxation, insolvency, corporate rescue, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas and power. Kelly is a member of the Litigation/Arbitration/Dispute Resolution and Energy and Infrastructure practice groups of the firm. Kelly has had an engaging and in-depth practice experience working in these practice groups, particularly, in commercial litigation and big ticket arbitration where he has represented local and international clients in complex legal issues.

Kelly is astutely analytical and diligently pragmatic in his approach in rendering cost-efficient and effective solutions to client’s needs. He approaches client’s instructions with the mindset that legal strategies shape business goals.

Kelly is a member of the team who are involved in the Defence of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, one of the Firm’s major clients in its 1998 and 2009 Oil Spill cases which occurred in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.”


Nigerian Law School B.L, 2009

Ambrose Alli University LL.B, 2007

Work Experience

Ajumogobia & Okeke, July 2017 – Present

Fidelis Oditah & Co, 2010 – June 2017

Legal Aid Council, NYSC



Nigerian Bar Association

Associate Member, Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (ABR)

Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK Chapter (MCIArb)

Member, International Law Association