Principles Law Partnership
7A Bishop Dimieri Street
G.R.A Phase II - Port Harcourt
Rivers State, Nigeria
Tel: +234 7028260920
Fax: +234 7028260920
Called to the Nigerian Bar August 1985. LL.B (Hons.) 1984, from the University of Nigeria. LL.M (1991) from the University of Lagos.
Previous working experience: Head of Chambers, Chike Chigbue (SAN) & Co. Lagos 1986 : 1990. Company Secretary/Legal Adviser OUT Finance Limited. Specialises in complex commercial matters, corporate Law, arbitration, receivership and liquidation, mergers and takeovers, privatisation, energy, environmental, oil & gas law, intellectual property and litigation.
Attained the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2007.
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 Arbitrators Association of Nigeria, Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Former Council Member of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association, Registered Capital Market Consultant with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Approved Tutor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).
Independent research carried out by Who’s Who Legal: Nigeria identifies her as one of Nigeria’s leading business lawyers.
Principles Law Partnership:
Principles Law Partnership is a firm of Barristers, Solicitors, Arbitrators, Notary Public and Registered Capital Market Consultants with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
It is currently one of the largest law firms in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
With affiliated offices in Abuja, Lagos and Calabar, the firm was born of a desire to provide a one stop comprehensive efficient, quality and excellent legal services to its clients.
The Partners of the firm are currently Mr. Aham Eke-Ejelam, Mrs. Miannaya A. Essien (FCIArb) and Mr. Sola Laniyan each of whom was called to the Nigerian bar in August, 1985.
The firm is aware that there is a growing need for organisations to seek advice in relation to various aspects of the law in Nigeria. Consequently, it has ensured that it has competent Solicitors to handle every aspect of Nigerian Law on which it is briefed.
The combined experience of the Partners, Associates and the support staff ensure that the firm is in a position to handle at all times and with the minimum of delay, the diverse professional needs of our clients across the country.