The NBA 2018 National Elections would surely be one of the most interesting in the history of NBA. We can now confirm authoritatively that one of Nigerian’s finest legal luminary and Senior Partner of one of the top tier law firms in Nigeria, Mr. Paul Usoro SAN, has joined the race for the post of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association come 2018.
Paul Usoro SAN is a graduate of Law from the University of Ife and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982. He founded Paul Usoro & Co in 1985 and has grown the practice to becoming one of the leading law firm in Nigeria.
He is widely acknowledged as “a foremost and knowledgeable litigator” and “Nigeria’s foremost Communications Law Expert” with over 30 years of critical and decisive roles in landmark and ground breaking matters. Paul is a consummate litigator with experience and skills transcending the communication sector and touching on finance, energy and environmental law.
He is member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Fellow) ,Nigerian Bar Association (Member, National Executive Committee), Founding Chairman, Communications Committee, Section on Business Law and International Bar Association and current member of the NBA Legal Profession Regulation Review Committee and indeed grounded in the affairs of the NBA.
Paul Usoro SAN being a Lawyer from the South Eastern Zone of Nigeria is qualified to contest in the NBA Presidential Election come 2018. The race according to the Eastern Bar Forum is opened to NBA members from the Eastern Zone comprising of Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Enugu, Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Cross River, Imo State and River State.
According to our source, “Paul Usoro is a formidable force to beat in the upcoming election. He may just be the right check that is needed for the unofficial supporters of the already known contenders to allow some calmness in the social media space”.
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