ABU MUSA ISMAILA
Mr. Abu M. Ismaila is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department of Benfield Attorneys and Solicitors. Mr. Abu obtained a Bachelor of Law degree (LL.B) from the University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria in 2010 and was called to the Nigeria Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2011. Since called to the Nigerian Bar, Mr. Abu has been in active corporate and commercial law practice and has been involved in significant litigation and transactions.
Mr. Abu specializes in Corporate Law Practice, Corporate Governance and Restructuring, Capital Market Operations, Intellectual Property Law, Trade Mark Registration and Assignment. Mr. Abu has a considerable experience in Commercial Law Practice, Dispute Resolution through ADR, Litigation Practice, Debt Recovery, Real Property Law and Arbitration.
Mr. Abu also has considerable experience in commercial and corporate litigation, arbitration and mediation, and is familiar with the practice and procedures of the Superior Court of Record in Nigeria, and major institutional and ad hoc alternative dispute resolution proceedings. His areas of practice also extend to banking, insurance, company law, personal claims, product liability and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
Mr. Abu also provides general advisory on a broad range of Intellectual Property issues with a particular focus on Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Design rights including trade secrets protection and enforcement.