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Author: MJ. Numa

Michael obtained his LL.B (Hons) and LL.M (Hons) from Delta State University and Queen Mary University of London respectively. He is a member of the School of International Arbitration London, Member of the Chartered institute of Arbitration UK, Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys U.K. He is the Managing Associate of Messrs Karina Tunyan (San) & Co in F.C.T, Abuja. He is an Intellectual Property and a Private international law practitioner.

Arbitrability and A Parties’ Locus Standi to Content Same…

One of the disturbing challenges of the growth of arbitration in Nigeria is the…

Rise of Arbitration in the Financial Services Industry…Part II

The earlier published part of this article considered the general perception of international arbitration…

Dissenting Decisions and Future Relevance (Part 1)

Despite the doctrine of precedent courts of law sometimes resort to the dissenting reasoning…

Understanding Modern Business Law in Sub-Saharan Africa; the Impact of SMEs

Sub-Saharan African countries over the past five years have reinforced the fact that more,…

Rise of Arbitration in the Financial Services Industry

The financial service industry traditionally favours litigation before national courts ahead of international arbitration….

THE DOCTRINE OF “NEMO JUDEX IN CAUSA SUA” IN ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS.

Mainstream international Arbitration practice is made up of a familiar network of individuals and…

ASYMMETRIC CONCERNS IN STANDARD FORM CONTRACTS – SFCs

SFCs- Standard Form Contracts are executed between firms that sell products and services, and…

The Rationale Behind Contractual Interpretation In International Dispute Resolution

Understanding the cultural and factual matrix of a contract is crucial to its interpretation….

WORLDWIDE FREEZING ORDER (WFO) AND THE ISSUE OF EXTRATERITORIARITY.

Lord Donaldson, Master of Rolls (as he then was) in BANK MELLAT v NIKPOUR…

PUBLIC POLICY CONSIDERATION FOR RESISTING THE ENFORCEMENT OF AN AWARD, PART 2

In part one of this article we considered public policy with respect to arbitrability….