Ami practices competition and commercial litigation, often multi-jurisdictional in scope and across a variety of sectors.
He has considerable experience of conducting litigation in the English High Court (including specialist lists), Competition Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal. Over the course of his career, Ami has acted on behalf of numerous domestic and international organisations including the Central Bank of Nigeria, Citibank and Société Générale. He has also worked as in-house counsel whilst at his previous firms, on secondments to Thames Water and the Royal Bank of Scotland respectively.
He has worked on some of the most recent leading cases in the English High Court relating to alleged LIBOR manipulation, misrepresentation and breach of COB/COBS.
In his experience dealing with high value and often complex disputes, Ami has acted for clients across the world, including the Middle East, Nigeria and the BVI. Between 2014 and 2018, Ami acted for clients in proceedings described by The Lawyer as one of the top 20 cases to watch in each of those four years consecutively.
Ami speaks fluent Igbo.
Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, London
LLB, Queen Mary, University of London
Solicitor, England & Wales, 2013
Solicitor Advocate, Higher Rights of Audience
Member – The Law Society of England and Wales
Black Solicitors Network
"The Italian job: Court of Appeal provides guidance on competing jurisdiction clauses" – JD Supra, September 2018
"Playboy got played: Supreme Court confirms the limits of Hedley Byrne" – JD Supra, August 2018
"Bribe and Prejudice - Supreme Court decision on bribes or secret commissions received by fiduciaries" – July 2014
"Supreme Court rules on the limitation period in Constructive Trustee Cases" – March 2014