BOMA OZOBIA

BOMA OZOBIA

Member, Advisory Board

Boma is a Partner at Sterling Partnership, Nigeria. She was on the Board of Trustees of the Royal Commonwealth Society and served as President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association 2011-2013, the first woman President in the over 50 year history of this association of lawyers from 54 countries. She also served as the Chairwoman of the Association of Women Solicitors of England and Wales between 2005/2006. She is an experienced Arbitrator and an accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.

Boma’s experience in corporate commercial practice spans over twenty five years. She specializes in International Tax, Marine Insurance, Commercial Law, Structured Finance and Commercial Dispute Resolution. She has advised clients on some of Nigeria’s leading commercial transactions in a number of sectors including manufacturing, banking, hospitality, telecommunications, maritime, sales and distribution of oil and gas, and project financing and development.

She was educated in England at King’s College, University of London where she obtained an LL.M in Maritime Law, and in Nigeria where she obtained an LL.B from Rivers State University of Science and Technology. She is admitted to practice law in Nigeria and in England & Wales.