Emmanuel Ekpenyong FCIArb

Emmanuel Ekpenyong is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Emmanuel directly using the contact details above.

Emmanuel is the Managing Partner of Fred-Young & Evans LP, a full-service commercial law firm in Nigeria, and Fred-Young Recoveries, an international debt collection firm. Emmanuel studied Civil Law at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos and was called to Nigerian Bar in 2007. He holds an LLM Degree in International Business Law from the University Of Liverpool, England.

Emmanuel is a Member of the Nigerian Bar Association, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration, United Kingdom and Fellow of Nigerian Institute of Management Consultants. He is a practicing Nigerian Legal Practitioner with vast international advisory experience. He is experienced in recovery of diverse debts across borders. He has been engaged in prominent commercial litigations at the High and appellate courts and has acted as Counsel in both domestic and international commercial arbitrations. He offers legal advice and secretarial services to some oil and gas, construction and real estate companies in Nigeria.

Emmanuel has been engaged in prominent commercial litigations at the High and appellate courts and has acted as Counsel in both domestic and international commercial arbitrations. He is involved in several public interest litigations like the suit by some Federal law makers in Nigeria against the Federal Government on the constitutionality of the Excess Crude Account and the action to compel the Federal Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation to promulgate an Order to bring Part I of the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act, CAP, F35, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 into operation.

In 2020, Emmanuel commenced an action to challenge the legality of some provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 which infringe the Constitutional fundamental human rights of citizens and other provisions of the Constitution. He also instituted an action for the Court to interpret the extent of the Right to Life under Section 33 of the Constitution and the duty of the Nigerian State to protect and preserve human life. In 2021, he instituted an action for the Court to interpret whether the National Assembly which is Nigerian legislative arm of Government has Constitutional powers under its oversight functions in Sections 88 and 89 of the Constitution, to summon the President to answer questions on security of lives and properties in Nigeria.

Emmanuel has authored several scholarly works in different areas of law in both local and international journals. He is a Specialist Contributor on the topic “Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and Foreign Judgments in Nigeria” to the book “Contemporary Issues in Law and Society: Legal Essays in Tribute to the Hon. Justice Chinwe E. Iyizoba JCA” of the Court of Appeal. His recent books include “Impact of Nigeria’s Legislations and Business Practices on Foreign Investments.” He recently wrote a thesis titled “Arbitration! A Bane to Prompt Resolution of International Commercial Disputes; A Case of Nigeria.”

Emmanuel has authored several scholarly articles on family law, alternative dispute resolution and arbitration, debt collection and insolvency, company law and practice, enforcement of local and foreign judgments and arbitral awards, telecommunications, real estate and construction, due diligence and legal audit compliance in Mondaq, Getting the Deal Through, Lexology, Corporate LiveWire, Virtual RoundTable, Finance Monthly, Lexology, Financial Worldwide, Start-up Overseas.

Emmanuel is profiled as a National Expert by Getting the Deal Through. In 2020, he received a Certificate of Excellence and Fred-Young & Evans was listed amongst the “50 Smartest Companies of the Year” by Silicon Review, 2020. Fred-Young & Evans was listed amongst the “50 Best Companies to Watch, 2021” by CIO Bulletin 2021 (50 Best Companies to Watch 2021).

In 2021, Emmanuel was also listed amongst the “The 10 Most Innovative Business Leaders Making Difference in 2021” by the INC Magazine (Emmanuel Ekpenyong: An Illustrious Legal Advisor delivering Bespoke Legal Insights – The INC Magazine). In 2022, he is listed as “The 10 Most Influential Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2022”.

Godwin Nyaisa

Godwin Nyaisa is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Tanzania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Godwin directly using the contact details listed above.

Godwin is a well-known seasoned litigant and leads our litigation practice. His wealth of experiences spans from dispute resolution practice to corporate issues, insurance, draft policy making, intellectual property and most importantly commercial arbitrations and litigation.

Godwin has worked with well-known and reputable business entities like Bank of Africa, Equity Bank, Tanzania Women Bank, Tanzania Investment Bank, Jubilee Insurance, Serena Hotels as well as Lake Oil  Ltd. Prior to coming together with other partners to form B&E Ako Law, Godwin worked at Epic Law Partners as the Managing Partner.

Firm Overview:

B &E Ako Law is a dynamic and evolving full-fledged law firm providing full range of legal services. We have a team of 20 young and ambitious lawyers who work round the clock not only to deliver but also add value because our clients matter. The young lawyers in the Firm have solid and sound experience in handling complex legal matters. We continue to benefit from the guidance and legacy of our late Chairman Dr. Kibuta Ongwamuhana.

With three offices in Tanzania – Dar es Salaam, Arusha and Mwanza and the dedicated youthful experienced team, we boast profound knowledge of the market and our areas of practice.

Morten Schwartz Nielsen

Morten Schwartz Nielsen is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Denmark on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Morten directly using the contact details listed above.

Morten is a litigation attorney and specialises in commercial disputes before all court instances and arbitration tribunals. As an acknowledged expert within finance law, particularly in leasing, he has written several articles and books on the subject. Morten also advises on corporate law, securities law, M&A, distribution agreements and carries out board assignments.

Morten specialises in complex litigation and arbitration disputes by successfully setting out the case strategy, assessing the likelihood of a successful outcome, and maintaining control of the case as it progresses. His cases have included shareholder class-actions for recovery of losses and the defending of directors against liability claims.

Morten has served as interim judge with the Eastern High Court, where he gained particular insight on how to conduct litigation in an efficient manner.

Morten Schwartz Nielsen assists a large number of companies – especially within the financial sector and has extensive experience with cross-border cases. Furthermore, Morten serves on a considerable number of boards of directors and in positions of trust. In 2009, he received a grant in recognition of an extraordinary effort for the benefit of the legal profession.

Education:

  • Executive Board Programme, Scandinavian Executive Institute – INSEAD, 2019
  • Negotiation course, Harvard University 2018
  • Diploma in Business Excellency (DBE), Copenhagen Business School 2014
  • Columbia Business School 2013
  • Law Firm Management 2012
  • Admitted to the Danish Bar 2004
  • Master of Law, University of Copenhagen 2001

Firm Overview:

Lund Elmer Sandager is a full-service, competitive law firm with talented, competent employees who proudly advise clients on commercial issues and legislation in line with the firm’s tradition and long-standing history.

Our ambition is to provide all our clients with the best counselling possible, conducted in a highly professional and ethical manner based on personal, long-lasting relationships and with efficient digital solutions.

Through many years of working with international clients, we have gained comprehensive experience and thorough knowledge of international matters. Our international collaborations have furthermore given us excellent conditions to establish close personal relations with leading law firms throughout Europe and America benefitting our clients in an ever more globalised and commercial environment.

We value strong and long-lasting client relationships, just as we aim to always offer actionable and to-the-point practical legal advice.

Anja Juršetić

Anja Juršetić is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Croatia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anja directly using the contact details listed above.

Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe on the Adriatic Sea.

Anja is an experienced Attorney with a demonstrated history of working in the law practice industry. Skilled in Labour Law, Commercial and Contractual Law, Civil Litigation, Enforcement procedures etc. Strong professional with a University of Zagreb Master’s degree in law, focused in International Law and mediation from Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy. Passed the Bar Exam at the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia with the special proficiency praise.

Dispute resolution or dispute settlement is the process of resolving disputes between parties. The term dispute resolution is sometimes used interchangeably with conflict resolution, although conflicts are generally more deep-rooted and lengthy than disputes.

Firm Overview:

The Law firm ALEKSOVSKI & JURSETIC Ltd is focused on providing comprehensive legal support to both domestic and foreign legal and natural persons in their daily business and further business development, project management, dispute resolution – while applying the advantages of a multidisciplinary approach through coherent cooperation with experts from different branches of business.

Stelios H. Grigoriou

Stelios Grigoriou is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Stelios directly using the contact details listed above.

In a time of deep financial crisis, lawyers undertake an increasingly enhanced role acting as professionals in the service of public interest. Law firms have become the main tool for the protection of rights and freedoms of citizens, business financial interests, consumers’ free choice, employees’ rights, family life, the imperative of law and order and, in general, the peaceful living of humans in an organised society.

Stelios Gregoriou and Associates Law Firm has been a devoted advocate of the legal profession consistently since 1986, providing legal services of high standards to its respectable clientele, who have been honouring perpetually this valuable relationship with their trust and mandate.

Our code of values is founded on the respect of the universal ethics, the essential truth and fair justice.

Our only aim is to serve the needs and improve the life of our clients, amongst which are important companies and distinguished figures in their field of expertise, with no exception to everyday people with common and current needs.

Our activities are dictated, unreservedly, by the strict application of Law, the full respect and absolute implementation of the ethical rules and the Code of Ethics of the Lawyer, and guided by our duty and consciousness as justice advocates.

We are aware that due to the complexity of the current problems, in times of deep economic recession, dealing sufficiently with our clients legal cases requires more than mere legal science and experience. Deep understanding and knowledge of the specific industries and activities is necessary and this can be achieved only with the assistance of our cooperating experts. What is required is a comprehensive approach to problems with flexibility, creativity and, most importantly, cost effective management to our clients’ benefit.

We are entrusted by our clients with challenging cases, that provide us the unique opportunity to work with important, energetic, intelligent people, who are able to value the quality and the results of our legal work.

For all these reasons, it is our imperative duty to strive for excellence, seeking passionately to attain the best trial outcome and the optimal legal and business solution for our clients.

Louis Ambrose

Louis Ambrose is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Malaysia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Louis directly using the contact details above.

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It’s known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences.

The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers.

Founding Partner of Louis Ambrose & Partners with more than 27 years’ experience as an Advocate & Solicitor with substantial experience in both civil litigation and employment law.

In employment law, I have vast experience in providing advisory services to local and foreign clients on a wide array of matters, including recruitment, termination, reorganisation, downsizing and cross border mergers & acquisition exercises.

He also acts as counsel in employment disputes in the Industrial Court and all tiers of the Malaysian Courts.

I am a certified as a “Tutor Trainer Trial Advocacy” by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2011 and I regularly provide training to young advocates through the Advocacy Training Programme conducted by the Malaysian Bar.

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