The Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC) and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)’s African Chapter held a two-part dispute resolution workshop on Monday, 2nd of July, at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) House, Victoria Island. The speakers included Mr Tim Martin, the Managing Director of Northumberland Chambers, Alberta, AIPN past president and Co-chair of AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Contract Committee; Mrs Funmi Roberts, Principal Partner at Funmi Roberts and Co; Dr. Tunde Ajibade SAN, Managing Partner of SPA Ajibade & Co and Mr Uwa Etigwe SAN, Partner at Streamsowers & Köhn.
The discussion evolved around the management of international business disputes in the oil and gas sector with an overview of the development of the updated and revised AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement and its accompanying Guidance Notes. Emphasis was also laid on the challenges experienced by arbitration practitioners in the Nigerian context.
Here are pictures from the event: