Call Date: 2010

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Samuel Okoronkwo Jr practices in all areas of commercial law. His practice covers non-contentious advisory work as well as commercial litigation, construction adjudication and sports dispute resolution. Samuel Jr. is experienced in Sports law and is an English Football Association Intermediary.


He has experience of having worked in-house in a sports management company on a range of matters relating to private clients, football clubs, football players and multinational companies that leverage the appeal of elite football to enhance their brands and offerings.


Since joining Chambers Samuel Jr. has developed a busy and growing practice advising small and medium size enterprises as well private individuals in interlocutory proceedings and trials in various Tribunals, County Courts and the High Court.

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 2011: LLM Professional Legal Practice, BPP Holborn

‣ 2010: Barrister, Gray’s Inn

‣ 2009: LL.B (Hons), Queen Mary University


‣ Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

‣ The Football Association Registered Intermediary


Company & Commercial

Samuel Jr. has sound experience in drafting, preparing and appearing in a number of matters in the County Court and High Court (led and unled), ranging from breach of contract, breach of trust, insolvency, shareholder disputes and actions for the rectification of publicly filed records.


Samuel Jr. also advises small businesses on a range of matters, including business formation, directorship appointments, asset and business sale and acquisition including mergers.


‣ Perfect Fried Chicken

Settling Business Sale Agreement for franchisees of a fast food restaurant.


‣ Zafaran Limited v. Hosseini and others

Settling pre-action correspondence and pleadings in connection with interlocutory proceedings.


‣ French Eye (Stratford) Limited v. London Borough of Newham

Representing a national fashion brand in a trial in opposition to excessive Non Domestic Rates Liability.


‣ Kiernan v. Iceberg Client Credit

Advising a solicitor with respect to the terms of a legal costs finance agreement and the attendant liabilities.


‣ HMRC v. Kinetica Leisure

Settling pleadings and representing a specialist brewing company in contentious insolvency proceedings.


‣ Lever Brothers & Co v. The Registrar of Companies & The Treasury Solicitor

Advice, settling pleadings and representation to secure appropriate orders rectifying errors in publicly held records.


‣ Woozle Research Limited v. The Registrar of Companies & The Treasury Solicitor

Advice, settling pleadings and representation to secure appropriate orders rectifying errors in publicly held records.


Samuel Jr. has experience of drafting and preparing pleadings in Employment Tribunals as well as correspondence on behalf of employers and employees as well as liaising with ACAS and of their dispute resolution procedures.

Personal Injury

Samuel Jr. has appeared in the County Court on personal injury matters and has had significant experience in drafting pleadings and advice to clients in this practise area.

Property Law

Samuel Jr. has experience advising clients on a range of property matters including town and country planning, building, construction, landlord and tenant and residential and commercial property development. Samuel Jr. also has experience of conducting proceedings in the First-tier Property Tribunal.


‣ Dr. Sean Ronaghyon Estate

Drafting trust dissolution agreement for client.


‣ Ariyo v.Peabody Housing Trust

Advising client on the imposition of service charges in new build development.

Construction Law

Samuel Jr. is building a steady practice in drafting construction adjudication proceedings, particularly as a result of breaches from standard form and JCT Contracts for clients, as well as advising on the adjudication process.


‣ QBL v. Bentley-Leek Properties (JV3) Ltd

Drafting Pleadings for Construction Company in preparation for construction adjudication.

Sports Media & Entertainment

Samuel Jr. has significant experience and interest in Sports Law and has advised a variety of clients including athletes, football agents and agencies, sporting organisations and multinational corporations who are well established or seeking advice to ply their trade successfully in the sporting industry.


Samuel Jr. has advised on matters ranging from employment contract negotiations, commercial contract negotiations, disciplinary advice and representation and has appeared in sporting tribunals, including the Football League Tribunal.


Consequently, Samuel Jr. is developing a practice in Media and Entertainment Law, including advising clients on a range of matters, including sponsorship, endorsement and exploitation of intellectual property rights.


‣ PPL v. Azimi and Mojito Lounge (UK) Limited

Drafting correspondence for during settlement negotiations with music publishing company.


‣ H Company 2 Limited v. Shoreditch Cottage Limited

Advising business on commercial leasehold, premises licences, negotiating and settling proceedings.


‣ AFA v. A O

Advising football player on disciplinary proceedings.


‣ Nu Design & Build Ltd

Advising small business on Data Protection Rules and Regulations.


‣ CSM v. Ocran

Obtaining judgment for sports management company against player’s new adviser for breach of contract.


‣ Fayez

Advising filmmaker on worldwide television intellectual property rights.

Wills Trusts & Probate

Samuel Jr. has experience in drafting wills and trusts for private clients, as well as preparing and being led in probate matters in the High Court and County Court.


‣ Awaritefe and Ogugu v. Awaritefe

Drafting pleadings and attending court on a contentious probate matter.