Senator Udoma has been described in Who’s Who Legal as “one of the pillars of the Nigerian legal community”.
As the firm’s founding and senior partner, he has been involved in a plethora of general corporate transactions, and has developed particular specialisations in oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
In the course of his legal practice, he has been invited to advise and participate in legal and regulatory reviews as well as the review of public policy and implementation of reform programmes across several sectors of the Nigerian economy, including petroleum and solid minerals, industrial policy as well as revenue allocation and fiscal issues.
He has served on several national committees and is currently the non-executive Chairman of the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).
A former legislator, Senator Udoma has held a number of public positions, such as Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate and Special Adviser to the Federal Minister of Petroleum Resources.
He serves on the board of several companies and was recently appointed as the non-executive chairman of Nigeria’s largest conglomerate.
1989-91 Consultant, Shearman and Sterling, Paris
1984-8 Member, implementation team, Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Project
1983 Founded Udo Udoma & Co (now Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie)
1981-3 Consultant, Nigerian Liquefied Nigerian Gas (LNG) Project
1980-2 Associate, Chris Ogunbanjo & Co (Solicitors)
1980 Investment Analyst, Chase Merchant Bank, Lagos
1979-80 Lecturer in Law, University of Lagos
PUBLIC SERVICE APPOINTMENTS
2004-7 Chief Whip, Nigerian Senate
2003-4 Chairman, Senate Committee on National Planning
2001-3 Chairman, Senate Appropriations Committee
1999-2007 Member, Nigerian Senate
1993-4 Special Adviser to the Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources
1978 BL, Nigerian Law School
1977 BCL, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University
1976 B.A (Jurisprudence), St. Catherine's College, Oxford University
Inaugural member, Nigeria Economic Summit Group
Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association