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Olisa Agbakoba Legal

 

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Organisation
Olisa Agbakoba Legal
I practise/work in
  • International Arbitration
  • International Alternative Dispute Resolution
Profile Photo (Headshot or Logo)
Title (Mr/Mrs/Miss/Dr)
Dr
How you'd like your name to appear in the directory
Dr. Olisa Agbakoba SAN, OON
Suffix
SAN, OON
Gender
Male
Country
Nigeria
Country of Birth
Nigeria
Nationalities
Nigeria
Languages
English, Hausa, Igbo
Individual Member Profession (see note below)
  • Arbitrator
  • Counsel
  • Mediator/Conciliator
Number of Cases as Counsel in international arbitration/ADR
6-20
Number of Cases as Sole Arbitrator in international arbitration
6-20
Number of Cases as Co-Arbitrator in international arbitration
6-20
Number of Cases as International Tribunal Chair
1-5
Number of Cases as International Mediator/Conciliator
1-5
Areas of Speciality
  • Administrative & Constitutional
  • Agency
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Corporate Law / M&A
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Finance & Banking
  • International Commercial Disputes
  • International Investment Disputes
  • Maritime
  • Sales & Purchases
  • Shipping & Commodities
  • Transport
Degrees/Qualifications, Institutions and Dates Obtained
UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA LLB (HONS) 1977
LAW SCHOOL NIGERIA BL. 1978
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON (L.S.E). LLM. 1980
UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA. LLD 2012
FELLOW CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS (FCIArb)
FELLOW, CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF MEDIATORS
FELLOW, INSTITUTE OF CREDIT ADMINISTRATION
Professional Experience (Job Title, Organisation and Dates)
RESEARCH FELLOW, INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS (INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS) 1981
GUEST LECTURER MILITARY & COMMAND SCHOOL, JAJI: 1981
SENIOR PARTNER, OLISA AGBAKOBA LEGAL: 1987
FOUNDING PRESIDENT, CIVIL LIBERTIES ORGANIZATION: 1987-95
PRESIDENT, INTER-AFRICAN NETWORK FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT (AFRONET): 1995
SENIOR COUNSEL, THE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW SERVICE, HURILAWS: 1997
Legal Background
  • Common Law
Qualified in (specify jurisdiction(s))
Nigeria
Types of agreements from which disputes in your practice most frequently arise
  • Charter parties
  • Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Sale of Goods
  • Share Purchase/Joint Venture
  • Shipbuilding

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