Ucheora Onwuamaegbu is a consulting Attorney with Arent Fox, LLP, Washington, DC. For close to a decade, he was senior counsel at the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, DC and, prior to that, worked for more than six years with the United Nations Compensation Commission, a unique post-conflict claims program based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mr. Onwuamaegbu is a member of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators and has acted as arbitrator in disputes before the International Chamber of Commerce, Dubai International Arbitration Centre and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. In addition to corporate clients, he has advised the State of Kuwait's multibillion-dollar post-award environment remediation program, and the Government of Nigeria on its program for oil exploration-related hydrocarbon pollution remediation.
A solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, and a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Ucheora is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and has written and spoken extensively on disputes between governments and foreign investors.