Jerry Ombugadu Musa

Jerry is hardworking, result oriented and interested in learning new things and languages as well. He is a great team player with good research skills.

Jerry’s interest covers litigation, maritime law practice, negotiation & mediation (otherwise known as Closures), sports law practice and writing.

Jerry also has interest in developing a practice area of law referred to as developmental lawyering which involves the act of building laws, and implementation strategies/guidelines for enacted laws, policies, directives or instructions within countries (states/local councils), government institutions, companies and organizations. This strategies and guidelines will provide the necessary buy in for effective implementation and establish a structured assessment and evaluation framework for dynamism.

Jerry is a trained dispute resolution specialist, inducted by the Settlement House, Abuja, Nigeria with specialty in negotiations, mediation and consensus building.

Jerry was an intern with Prof. Yemi Akinseye-George, SAN as a student between 2011-2012 and worked as an Associate between 2016–2017. He participated in the drafting of the Evidence Act, 2011, Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 and the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, 2017. Jerry also interned with Kana & Company Chambers prior to my law school in 2013.

As hobbies, Jerry loves to read and participate in sports.

EDUCATION

  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi (L.L.B. Hons., 2013)
  • Nigerian Law School (B.L., 2014)
  • Nassarawa State University (LL.M, in-view)

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law Practice
  • Negotiation, Mediation and Consensus Building
  • Sports Law Practice
  • Public International Law

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Nigerian Bar Association
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Position: Associate
Office: J-K Gadzama LLP, Abuja
Email: musa.j-kgadzamallp@gmail.com