Prof. Paul Idornigie, SAN, PhD, LLM FCIS (London), FCIArb (UK), FNIALS, Chartered Arbitrator, Notary Public

Professor Paul Obo Idornigie, a University Scholar, holds a doctorate degree in International Commercial Arbitration; is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (London); Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK); Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Chartered Arbitrator and member of several professional bodies including London Court of International Arbitration, African Arbitration Association, Lagos Court of Arbitration, Nigerian Bar Association, Nigerian Association of Law Teachers, International Bar Association and Commonwealth Lawyers Association.

He is also on the Approved Faculty List (Tutor), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK; former member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Nigerian Bar Association; Chairman, of Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja, and Branch; former Chairman, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Abuja Chapter; 2 National Vice-Chairman, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Nigeria Branch and a Member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Review of Nigeria's Model Draft Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA). He is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), a Notary Public for Nigeria, and an Author.

He lectured previously at the University of Jos, Nigerian Law School, and the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. He is presently a Professor of Commercial Law at Veritas University, Bwari, Abuja. He was General Counsel at the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).

He attended Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex, UK; the University of Jos, Nigeria and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, Nigeria.

He is listed as an Arbitrator in the Arbitration Review Tool (ART) of the Global Arbitration Review(GAR) available at

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