Background

12th Annual Business Law Conference

Bringing Down the Barriers: The Law as a Vehicle for Intra-Africa Trade

The Venue

Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

The Date

27 - 29 June, 2018

About

Olasupo Shasore, SAN

Olasupo Shasore

Olasupo Shasore is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; partner at ALP (Africa Law Practice); a leading commercial law firm; Member of the Body of Benchers Nigeria from 2007; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State from 2007-2011; Initiated Arbitration Law reforms leading to the passing of the Arbitration Law of Lagos State 2009; Chairman, Law Reform Commission Lagos, Nigeria 2011-2015, past President of the Lagos Court of Arbitration.

Shasore has over thirty years of significant experience in acting for sovereign, sub-national and private international parties in international commercial & investment arbitration/ litigation and other advisory capacities. He has represented Sovereign States and entities in leading precedents on Sovereign Immunity in Nigeria; He is a frequently selected expert on Nigerian law at arbitration/foreign proceedings. He is a member of ICCA’s Consultative Workshop Cooperation among African Arbitral Initiatives; London Court of International Arbitration Africa User Group; the Panel of Recognised International Market Experts (PRIME) and its Advisory Committee; and the International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA).

Co-Author: Commercial Arbitration Law and International Practice in Nigeria (2011) (Johnson & Shasore); Jurisdiction and Sovereign Immunity in Nigerian Commercial Law (Practice and Textbook) (NIIA 2007); Publisher and Editor-in-Chief (since 2004), Commercial Law Reports of Nigeria(CLRN).

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