Fidelis Oditah QC +44 (0)20 7696 9900 fidelisoditah
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Fidelis Oditah QC

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Fidelis Oditah QC

QC 2003, Called to the Bar 1992
+44 (0)20 7696 9900
fidelisoditah@southsquare.com
Fidelis Oditah QC
QC 2003, Called to the Bar 1992

Fidelis practices at the English and Nigerian Bars in a broad range of areas. In England, he specialises in chancery and commercial work, with emphasis on insolvency and restructuring work. He has acted and/or advised on virtually all major corporate insolvencies in the UK in the last two decades.

In Nigeria, his practice encompasses energy, projects, corporate and general commercial law. He has advised and acted for the Federal Government of Nigeria in a number of the most significant energy and power matters, and for many large and medium sized companies.

He has extensive commercial arbitration practice as counsel and also sits frequently as an arbitrator in a broad range of commercial disputes.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Insolvency and Restructuring

Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Banking and Finance

Company

Civil Fraud and Asset Recovery

International and Offshore

CAREER

2004 Senior Advocate of Nigeria
2003 Appointed Queen’s Counsel
2000 Oxford University, Visiting Professor of Law
1992 Called to the Bar of England & Wales
Bencher Lincoln’s Inn

MEMBERSHIPS

Chancery Bar Association
Commercial Bar Association
Insolvency Lawyers Association
International Bar Association
ICCA
Nigerian Bar Association 

PUBLICATIONS

Legal Aspects of Receivables Financing (Sweet and Maxwell, 1991)
The Future for the Global Securities Market: Legal and Regulatory Aspects (Clarendon Press, 1996)
Insolvency of Banks: Managing the Risks (1996)

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

1989 Oxford University, D Phil
1989 Oxford University, MA
1987 Oxford University, BCL
1984 Lagos University, LLB

PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Commonwealth Scholar (Magdalen College, Oxford University)

INTERESTS

Music, Golf, Reading

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