11th Annual Business Law Conference

Law and the Changing face of Legal Practice

The Venue

Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island

The Date

18 - 20 June, 2017


Nina Bowyer

Nina Bowyer

Session 5 - Re-defining the provision of cross-border legal services: globalising your practice

June 20, 2017


Nina Bowyer is a partner of international law firm Herbert Smith LLP and co-head of the firm's Africa practice (with finance partner Martin Kavanagh).

Nina advises international companies and State-owned entities on all aspects of Mainstream Corporate/Commercial and Projects work – M&A, Disposals, Joint ventures, restructurings and related Financing arrangements, principally in the Energy and Mining sectors in Africa.

She has built in-depth knowledge and experience of Nigeria, having worked on some 45 matters there over a period of more than 10 years.


Nina is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer for African-wide mandates and she is also one of the only 2 international lawyers singled out by Chambers Global as a foreign expert in the Nigerian Energy & Natural Resources sector.

Nina is a personable, down-to-earth person who can explain and discuss complex legal matters with clients with non-legal backgrounds in words that they can easily understand. Her instincts are excellent, and her advice has been invaluable” (Chambers Global 2017).