MAAN EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

MR. ADEWALE JONES FCIArb

President

Mr. Adewale Jones FCIarb  is a commercial Lawyer, Arbitration practitioner and partner in the law firm of Ashfield and Bowman Attorneys. He holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Maritime Law from the London Metropolitan University and another Post-graduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from Queen Mary, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.

Mr. Bodunrin Adewole FCIArb

Vice President

Mr. Bodunrin Adewole FCIarb  is an experienced arbitration and ADR expert. He has actively been involved in mediation proceedings at the Lagos Multi-Door Court House. He is a partner in the law firm of Legal Direct Solicitors & Advocates. He is an approved Tutor and a Resource person of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.

Mrs. Igbeaku Evulukwu MCIarb

The Honorary Secretary

Mrs. Igbeaku Evulukwu MCIarb  -  is an experienced commercial lawyer. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), an inducted member of the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping as well as a Chartered Mediator & Conciliator.

​Mrs. Oritsematosan Edodo-Emore

Immediate Past-President

Mrs. Oritsematosan Edodo-Emore - She has considerable experience in maritime and commercial arbitration. She has acted as counsel in arbitration proceedings and has delivered papers at various international and domestic fora on maritime and oil and gas subjects. She is a partner at the law firm of Oritsematosan Edodo, Thorpe & Associates, a leading commercial law firm.

Dr. Omogbai Omo-Eboh

Member of the Executive Council

Dr. Omogbai Omo-Eboh – is a specialist in Marine Insurance law and experienced arbitrator, an accomplished maritime law expert, author and commentator on marine law and admiralty matters. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.

Mrs. Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour C.arb

Pioneer President

Mrs. Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour C.arb - Legal Practitioner, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK; Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the Lagos Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; Listed on the Panel of Neutrals of the Lagos Multi-door Courthouse; Listed on the Panel of Arbitrators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (England). She was the pioneer President of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria and the current Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) Nigeria branch

Chief Gbola Akinola FCIArb

Member of the Executive Council

Chief Gbola Akinola C.Arb - Legal Practitioner with cognate experience in Corporate and Commercial Law practice and a highly skilled advocate with extensive commercial legal advisory experience. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, listed on the Panel of Chartered Arbitrators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has served as an Arbitrator in many instances, represented clients in Commercial Arbitration and have also been involved in International Commercial Arbitration. He is also a one-time President of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria.

Sir Osuala Nwagbara

Member of the Executive Council

Sir Osuala Nwagbara - He is a member of various professional organisations including the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators. He has delivered papers at various fora. He is a one-time Honorary Secretary of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria and a partner in Obisike Chambers, a law firm in Lagos, Nigeria.

Mr. Mike Igbokwe SAN FCIarb

Member of the Executive Council

Mr. Mike Igbokwe SAN FCIarb - is an experienced arbitrator. He has acted variously as Chairman, Arbitrator and Counsel in arbitral proceedings, he has handled Maritime, Aviation, Corporate, Commercial, Energy and Environmental related matters. He is a member of various professional organisations including the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK, Nigerian Maritime Law Association, and the Nigerian Shippers' Council.  He has delivered papers at various international fora.

Dr. Ehiogie West-Idahosa

Member of the Executive Council

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Mr. Bolaji Akinola

Member of the Executive Council

Mr. Bolaji Akinola is a maritime expert. He holds an MBA, Lagos Business School; Masters in Transport Management. He is also the Editor – in – Chief/CEO of Ships and Ports.

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