PROFILE OF PAUL USORO, SAN, FCIArb
Paul Usoro, SAN is the Senior Partner and founder of Paul Usoro & Co (PUC), a top commercial law firm headquartered in Lagos with offices in Abuja and Uyo.
He heads the Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Practice Group and the
Communications Section of the Firm. Paul Usoro is variously described as the go-to-counsel for complex matters, be it litigation or commercial transactions and the foremost communications lawyer in Nigeria with over 30 years experience in legal practice. He is an active member of the National Executive Committee of the NBA, and a member of the NBA Legal Profession Regulation
Review Committee. He was the founding chairman of the Communication
Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association’s Section on Business Law. Paul is a
consummate board room player and sits on the Boards of several top companies. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the International Bar Association.
1. BACKGROUND, TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS
Elevation to the Inner Bar as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria
Date of Birth: 07 September 1958
Place of Birth: Ukana Ikot Ntuen town in Essien Udim LGA of Akwa Ibom State
Qualification & University: LL.B (Hons) 1981;University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife), Osun State,
Barrister at Law and Call to the Nigerian Bar, 1982
National Youth Service
Benue State House of Assembly;
George Uloko & Co, Makurdi, Benue State
Law School Attachment Abdullahi Ibrahim & Co, Kaduna.