Broderick Bozimo & Company Associate Christopher Awodimila founded the Experts in Litigation and Arbitration (ELA) in January 2020 with Emmanuel Monyei. ELA’s goal is to shape the culture of Dispute Resolution through practical legal ideas. It achieves this goal by writing informative articles and organising programs to benefit dispute resolution practitioners or enthusiasts.

The ELA team comprises young legal professionals and Arbitration enthusiasts worldwide, including our Associate, Daniel Ihueze.

Past Events & Publications

ELA’s past events include the beginner course on Commercial Arbitration for your practitioners in the African Continent. Commercial arbitration experts facilitated the program, which had close to 200 participants.

On 2nd January 2021, ELA launched the first issue of its e-publication entitled “The Growth of ADR in Uncertain Times.” The publication features contributions from notable practitioners, including Funmi Roberts, Ben Giaretta and Giovanni Matteucci.

Upcoming Event

Consistent with its objective to facilitate access to quality training in dispute resolution, ELA is organising a free beginner course on Investor-State Dispute Resolution for students, lawyers and arbitration enthusiasts worldwide. The program is scheduled to hold between Friday 23rd and Sunday 25th April 2021. Eminent practitioners will introduce participants to the theoretical and practical aspects of Investment Arbitration.

To register for the classes on 23rd and 24th April 2021, please click here. For the panel discussion on 25th April 2021, please click here.

About Christopher Awodimila

Christopher Awodimila is an Associate at Broderick Bozimo & Company. He has broad knowledge and expertise in dispute resolution and was a recipient of the prestigious Dean’s Award for Excellence in recognition of his contribution to advocacy at the University of Benin. 

Christopher is an Ambassador at Arbitrator Intelligence and is a member of notable associations such as Young ICSID, YSIAC, YIAG and Young ICDR. 

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