Miannaya Aja Essien SAN FCIArb
Miannaya Aja Essien SAN is the Managing Partner, Principles Law Partnership, a law firm based in Port Harcourt, River State. She studied law at the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985. she obtained her LL.M in 1991 from the University of Lagos.
Mia was conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 2007 and became the seventh female to attain the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria
She is a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Member of the Executive, Nigerian Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Chairperson of the Port Harcourt Chapter of the Nigerian Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)., Member and Panel Member, Maritime Arbitrator s Association of Nigeria, Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Council Member Section on Legal Practice of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chairman, Committee on Law and Individual Rights of the SLP; Former Council Member of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association, Registered Capital Market Consultant with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Member, National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, Approved Tutor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).
She lectures at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja, where she is a member of the adjunct faculty. She has contributed several scholarly articles to legal publications and is a regular resource person at seminars, workshops and conferences.
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