2023 AWLA Parley: Mr George Etomi Invited As Special Guest of Honour

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Mr George Etomi, FNIALS, NPOM Founding Partner, George Etomi & Partners will be a Special Guest of Honour at the 2023 Parley organised by the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), Nigeria.

This year’s parley is scheduled to hold on August 30, 2023 at the Media Centre, Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on the theme, ‘THE ROLE OF THE NIGERIAN WOMAN IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Getting it Right – Fixing the Breach. ‘

George is a distinguished transaction lawyer regularly consulted by multinational companies and top government agencies. He was closely involved in acting for the first mobile telephone service in the country and advises major foreign airlines operating in Nigeria. He has extensive experience in commercial transactions, spanning Arbitration and other ADR methods, Aviation, Building and Construction, Banking and Finance, Energy and Natural Resources. He has represented clients on a variety of corporate and commercial matters including public and private offerings, privatisation and
major project finance transactions.

Mr. Etomi also has a special interest in the Energy and Natural Resources field and is a member of Center for Petroleum Law Research [CPLR]. He has worked over the years with numerous multinational oil companies. In the power sector space, he supported power investors during the acquisition and concession of Successor Companies in the Nigerian power privatisation process and provided high-level legal advisory services to the Government and core investors alike throughout the several stages of the privatisation process. Mr. Etomi is the Chairman of the Claims Review Panel of the NGX, Chairman of West Power & Gas ( the core investor of Eko Electricity Distribution Company) and Chairman of the largest indigenous Oil & Gas company in Ghana.

Mr. Etomi is the first past Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law and is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies who named a centre after him: “The George Etomi Centre for Strategic Investment and Corporate Governance”.

Mr. Etomi is a Life Bencher of the Body of Benchers which is body of highest distinction in the legal profession. He is also a trustee of the Nigerian Bar Association.

He was conferred with the National Productivity Order of Merit Award in 2014. He is married with children.

For more information about the event, interested attendees, sponsors, etc. are advised to call on 08100996340 or 09161880338.

You can also visit the AWLA website: www.awla.org.ng and follow social media platforms: Facebook @ awlanigeria and Instagram @awla_nigeria