The Company and Commercial Team
Solicitor / Supervisor
Victor Uhumwangho is a solicitor of England and Wales. He qualified in 2005 and was earlier called to the Nigerian Bar in 1993. He has extensive litigation and legal practice experience in the UK and Nigeria including conducting litigations at senior courts and employment tribunals.
His areas of interest and expertise include Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Family practice, employment Law and property practice.
Victor particularly applies a personal, pragmatic, and professional approach in securing satisfactory outcomes for clients.
He currently heads the civil litigation team and supervises solicitors and case workers in the team.
I am a solicitor, with experience in Civil Litigation, Companies, Family and Residential Conveyancing Law. My supervisors are Mr O. B Omatsuli (residential conveyancing) and Ms Nancy Katambala (family) and Mr Victor Uhunmwagho (civil litigation).
My cases vary from complex Civil Companies Litigation, Private Family cases to Advocacy work in the Family and County Courts. I have a strong foundation in Conveyancing Law. I have also strong knowledge of the Companies Law.
I have worked on several Family cases in Central and other London, Wolverhampton, Brighton, Plymouth Family and civil litigation matters in London County courts making my litigation experience varied in the UK's judicial ladder. I am astute to details and have the ultimate 'can do' attitude to law.
I have always devoted my legal work to achieving the best possible outcome for the clients. I work with integrity, with a focus on high standards and client care. I have undertaken voluntary work with the Legal Surgeries. These roles equipped me with an innate ability to listen to clients and aptly manage expectations
I trained as a solicitor and qualified on 2 January 2021 at Atlantic Solicitors. I completed seats in residential conveyancing, civil, companies and family law. Prior to joining Atlantic Solicitors, I worked as a case worker and a paralegal at various law firms since 2013, I also volunteered at local Legal Surgeries providing free legal advice and representation to vulnerable members of the community together with other solicitors.
Furthermore, I have experience with continental law in Lithuania since 1995.I am fluent in Lithuanian and Russian.
I am a paralegal of extensive experience in Civil litigation, Employment and Personal injury work. I am in the process of qualifying through the equivalent means route. All my work is being supervised by Victor Uhunmwagho, who is a senior solicitor with the firm.
I successfully completed my LPC in 2010 and after a short break, I returned to the profession to complete my qualification as a Solicitor.
My cases vary from complex Employment, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Housing law. I also attend court to conduct hearings and Employment Tribunal cases.
I am currently honing my skills in Advocacy work in Employment Tribunals and County Courts.
I have a surgical approach to delivering legal services under supervision. I have always devoted my legal work to achieving the best possible outcome for my clients. I work with integrity, with a focus on high standards and client care beyond the retainer. All my work is supervised until qualification in the next few months.
Solicitor / Supervisor
Oworitse is a solicitor with over 18 years post qualification experience in the UK, having been enrolled as a Solicitor of the Superior Courts of England and Wales in 2000. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1991 and has substantial practice experience in Nigeria and can advise on Nigerian law.
He has been undertaking Conveyancing work for more than 15 years and was a solicitor, and later partner and head of Conveyancing in several firms in London before joining Atlantic Solicitors as a consultant. He has a very wide experience in conveyancing matters, both residential and commercial.
He also has wide experience in business mergers and acquisitions and has acted in both small and medium sized business matters
Oworitse also undertakes shipping work and he is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria (CISN). He has sound knowledge of shipping law and practice and can advise both vessel owners, charterers and cargo owners on shipping law matters. He is an Associate Member of the Chattered Institute of Arbitration and undertakes shipping arbitration both on behalf of vessel owners and charterers.
Experienced and innovative Solicitor with a passion and dedication to justice. Highly organised and skilled in advocacy, bringing forth a proven track record of achieving favourable outcomes for clients. Adept in preparing for trials, reviewing documents, and effectively presenting cases in court.
A strong leader who works well under pressure, and understands the complexities of the legal system.
A well travelled legal expert, Mr Iroaganachi has the added advantage of currently practising in two commonwealth jurisdictions: Nigeria and England and Wales. Mr Iroaganachi qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor in Nigeria in 1990, and qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2013. Mr Iroaganachi also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Areas of practice includes, but is not limited Civil litigation, Contracts, Employment, personal injury, Housing, Landlord and Tenant, Wills, Conveyancing, Immigration, Oil and Gas Law.