Jacob Obi

Senior Associate

Energy & Projects
Mergers & Acquisitions
Dispute Resolution
Anti-Corruption & Compliance

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Jacob is a key Senior Associate in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group.

His practice is focused on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration, and domestic Nigerian arbitration, all in the spheres of Nigeria’s extractive industries and infrastructural development.

Jacob graduated with First Class Honours from the Nigerian Law School where he won the Hon. Justice Kayode Eso Prize in Criminal Litigation. As an undergraduate student at the University of Calabar, he served as a Judge of the Students’ High Court for two consecutive years.

He holds a Master of Laws in International Commercial and Investment Treaty Arbitration from Columbia Law School, New York, where he earned The Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law.

He is also actively involved in the Anti-Corruption and Mergers and Acquisitions practices of the firm, especially on competition and antitrust matters involved in merger and acquisition transactions.


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