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Fidelis Oditah QC

A Queen’s Counsel since 2003, Fidelis practices at the English and Nigerian Bars in a broad range of areas. In England, he specialises in chancery and commercial work, with emphasis on company, insolvency and restructuring work. He has acted and/or advised on virtually all major corporate insolvencies in the UK in the last two decades. He is a Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. Prior to going to practice in the City of London, Fidelis was a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford and taught contracts, trusts, company law, corporate finance and corporate insolvency to undergraduates and graduate students.

In Nigeria, his practice encompasses energy, projects, corporate and general commercial law. He has advised and acted for the Federal Government of Nigeria in a number of the most significant energy and power matters, and for many large and medium sized companies. Fidelis has extensive commercial arbitration practice as counsel and also sits frequently as an arbitrator in a broad range of commercial disputes.

Outside the practice of law, Fidelis remains a visiting professor at the Oxford University Faculty of Law (2000-). He also served as a consultant to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) from 1995 to 1999. In addition, Fidelis has authored three texts: Legal Aspects of Receivables Financing (1991); The Future for the Global Securities Market: Legal and Regulatory Aspects (1996) and; Insolvency of Banks: Managing the Risks (1996).

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