Ummahani Ahmad Amin

Legal Practitioner

Ummahani Ahmad Amin is a legal practitioner with over 15 years multifaceted law practice experience. She is the managing partner of The Metropolitan Law Firm, a full service law firm headquartered in Abuja with a renowned Islamic banking & finance practice.

Since obtaining her qualifying certificate to practice law in Nigeria in 2003, she has served in both public and private sector capacities including her appointment as the Senior Special Assistant (Technical) to the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Commerce and Industry in 2009. In 2020, she was appointed as the Senior Financial Flows Consultant for the LINKS Programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) UK.

Ummahani is a graduate of Bayero University, Kano and holds a Masters degree in Business and Commercial Law from the same institution. She is also a certified PPP expert from the Institute of PPP, Washington DC, USA.

She is a member of reputable professional institutes such as the Institute of Directors; Society for Corporate Governance; Non-Interest Finance Association of Nigeria; and Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers. She also sits on the Board of the Nigerian Exchange Limited, Radix Pension Managers, One17 Capital Limited and Salam Takaful Insurance Limited etc.