Chair, Ikwueto Law Firm, Abuja
Isaiah Bozimo chairs the Advisory Board of the Lagos Court of Arbitration – Young Arbitrators Network. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, he is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science and Queen Mary University of London. Isaiah has vast experience in civil and commercial litigation as well as in complex commercial arbitrations.
A 2015 awardee of the prestigious Weinstein JAMS Fellowship, Tolu’s training and research experience spans across Harvard Law School, Pepperdine University Law School’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and UC Hastings School of Law. He also had a brief stint at White & Case (US) LLP New York. Tolu is committed to deepening the practice of arbitration in Nigeria.
Secretary, Strachan Partners, Lagos
Aderonke Alex-Adedipe heads the corporate-commercial and project finance teams at Strachan Partners. She specialises and has in-depth experience in project finance transactions, advising local and foreign clients in the areas of oil and gas, real estate development, joint venture arrangements, business ventures and other commercial transactions.
Member, Canada Life Insurance, London
Feyi qualified as an accountant more than 10 years ago in the UK and has since then worked in financial services covering investment banking, asset management and insurance. He has also been blogging on Nigerian economic and political issues for more than 10 years. He lives with his family in the UK and is an amateur photographer in his spare time.
Member, Stephenson Harwood, London
Jide’s practice encompasses advisory litigation and arbitration, typically but not exclusively in the energy sector. He has experience advising corporate and private clients in commercial disputes as well as clients within the energy, marine insurance and shipbuilding sectors. Jide has broad experience of representing clients involved in disputes arbitration and litigation.
Member, WilmerHale, London
Kay Weinberg is Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. A New York licensed attorney, her practice is focused on complex multi-jurisdictional arbitration and litigation matters, including commercial and investment treaty arbitrations involving States. She is is an associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department at WilmerHale, and is a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group.
Member, I-ARB Africa, Addis-Ababa
Leyou Tameru is Director of I-Arb Africa, an Africa-Focused international arbitration and investment information platform. Leyou is a Legal Consultant from Ethiopia educated in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa University) and the US (Georgetown Law). She specialises in international arbitration with a focus on Africa. Leyou speaks fluent Amharic, English and French.
Member, Member, ISLP, New York
Katerina Drisi is Director for Sustainable Development at the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP). She is in charge of developing, implementing, and monitoring ISLP’s capacity building projects for legal professionals and governmental officials in the fields of natural resources, investment, arbitration and trade with a focus in sub-Saharan Africa. Katerina has interned for the United Nations’ Office of Legal Affairs and the European Commission’s Public Procurement Unit, DG Internal Market.
Chadbourne & Parke, Washington DC
Babalakin & Co., Abuja
Olisa Agbakoba Legal, Lagos
Ajumogobia & Okeke, Lagos
Aluko & Oyebode, Lagos
Uka A. Orji
Babalakin & Co., Lagos
Precious A. Adeyemi
Babalakin & Co., Lagos
Sherman & Sterling, London
Herbert Smith Freehills, London
Kayode Sofola & Associates, Lagos