Pump Court Chambers

Oba Nsugbe KC, SAN recognised in Africa’s 20 Arbitration Powerlist 2022

News 21st December 2022

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Head of Chambers, Oba Nsugbe KC, SAN has been recognised in the Africa’s 20 Arbitration Powerlist 2022.

Now in its 2nd edition, this prestigious recognition was established by the Africa Arbitration Academy, Association of Young Arbitrators (AYA) and Africa Arbitration to celebrate the achievements of leading arbitration practitioners from Africa and recognise their contributions to the development of arbitration in the continent.

Regarded as a leading practitioner in the UK and Nigeria, Oba Nsugbe KC, SAN has a broad international practice focussing on Africa related litigation and dispute resolution. He provides high-level advice and representation for individuals, corporate clients and other organisations, (including NGOs), in matters ranging from business crime and corrupt practices to contractual and corporate disputes. His ongoing international work includes advising the Swiss Government in its case against Nigeria before ITLOS, acting as joint lead Counsel for two US companies in only Nigeria’s second case at ICSID, and Counsel in a multi-jurisdictional claim for families of multiple victims of the Dana Air Crash in Lagos in 2012. He advised and appeared for the Lagos State Government in arbitral proceedings instituted against it following the collapse of Enron and the termination of various related contracts entered into by the State. Oba has also provided expert advice and evidence on issues of Nigerian law to a wide range of institutional, corporate and individual clients ranging from the Treasury Solicitors to leading City firms and business entrepreneurs.

For further information on Oba’s practice or to instruct him please contact Tony Atkins, Senior Clerk or Jonathan Cue, Senior Civil & ADR Clerk  on 020 7353 0711 or via email: clerks@pumpcourtchambers.com.

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