Boma Alabi, OON, SAN is a Senior Partner of Primera Africa Legal (PAL) and leads PAL’s regulatory compliance and dispute resolutions teams. In addition to being an experienced Arbitrator and accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator, Boma is experienced in International Tax Law, Maritime Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Market Transactions. She has advised on some of Nigeria’s leading commercial deals in a number of sectors including real estate and infrastructure, manufacturing, banking, hospitality, telecommunications, maritime, energy, project funding and development. She served as the President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association 2011- 2013, the first and only woman President in the over 60-years history of this association of lawyers from 54 countries, across 7 Continents. She was a Council Member of the Royal Commonwealth Society and also served as the Chairwoman of the Association of Women Solicitors of England and Wales between 2005/2006. She is a member of the Institute of Directors and the International Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the board of ALFA International organization with headquarters in Chicago, and as Chairman of the Shippers Association of Nigeria as well as the Chairman of Shipping Lines Operators and Freight Forwarders Employers Association. In addition, Boma serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) on the Board of ARM Harith, Cowry Assets Management and WISCAR, a not for profit structured mentoring organization.
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