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Umar has been in active litigation practice since 2009. After a very brief stint with (the defunct) Oceanic Insurance, Umar joined the Law Firm of Babalakin & Co in January 2010, and later rose to become a Litigation Team Coordinator in less than two years. He later became a Pioneer member of the Law Firm of Lexavier Partners where he was Head of Litigation for four years whilst progressing steadily through the ranks until he became a Partner. Umar is currently the Managing Partner of Nobilis Solicitors.
Umar has conducted litigation for many clients in the banking and finance sector including: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Union Bank, Keystone Bank, Diamond Bank, Zenith Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Auchi Microfinance Bank.
Umar was a key member of the team that successfully represented a foreign multinational company in 2010, in a $97 million suit against one of the world’s largest telecommunications company. Umar was also actively involved in the successful defense of a N14 billion action against a Multi-million dollar Estate and construction firm. Before joining Nobilis Solicitors, Umar was a member of the team that represented a client in a multi-million Naira debt recovery action against one of Nigeria’s largest Financial Institutions/issuing Houses.
Umar has also in recent times advised the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva on an ambit of its operations in Nigeria and is presently advising a Mining Company about to commence operations in Nigeria.
Prior to joining Nobilis Solicitors, Johnson was in active practice at Eculaw Group, a commercial law firm, as an Associate Counsel. Johnson presently represents the Firm’s clients at all Courts of record and advises on major transactions presently being handled by the Firm. Johnson is presently nurturing some of the Firm’s startup clients.
Anita is an excellent Attorney with a penchant for details and a firm understanding of Corporate Commercial Law Practice and Company Secretarial services. She is presently assisting the Firm’s client to establish a Microfinance Bank in Lagos Nigeria.
Anita has conducted litigation for many clients in the banking and finance sector including: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Union Bank, Keystone Bank, Diamond Bank, Zenith Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Auchi Microfinance Bank.