Samson Eigege

Samson joined the firm in 2010 and has been actively involved in all of the firm’s practice areas. He regularly represents clients in energy, banking, real estate, election, administrative, employment and labour litigations. His dispute resolution experience has equally enabled him to peruse and negotiate transactions with an eye for spotting likely areas of disputes and advising on cover against liability at the transaction stage.

Over the years, he has gathered experience in the energy transactions, disputes and regulations. He was part of the team that represented a foremost indigenous petroleum exploration and development company in a dispute arising from the acquisition of strategic oil wells following a divestment program by an international oil company.

Samson has extensive experience in litigations and advisory services in connection with financial regulation and corporate governance codes governing the finance sector in Nigeria.

He was part of the team of Consultants on the drafting of Enforcement Regulations and Enforcement Guidelines for use in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), which required an in-depth assessment and evaluation of the workings of the electricity industry.

He was also part of the team of Counsel in an arbitration before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) in respect of a dispute arising from the privatisation of an aluminium smelter company in Nigeria.

 

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Education:
Benue State University - LL.B, 2007
Nigerian Law School - BL , 2009
Queen Mary, University of London, LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law (in view), as a Norton Rose Fulbright Scholar

Bar Admission
Called to the Nigerian Bar, 2009

Membership of Professional Associations
Member, Nigerian Bar Association

Member, International Bar Association