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Mr Muhammad Belgore SAN. C.Arb

Position: Partner, Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore

Expert Overview

I am a legal practitioner, arbitrator and mediator. I have been practising law since 1985, arbitration since 1993 and mediation since 2001. I have sat in over 50 domestic and international arbitrations as arbitrator and in over 10 as counsel in arbitration proceedings. I have conducted arbitrations, as arbitrator and counsel, on a wide range of issues in the area of commercial law. I am an accredited tutor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators accredited to run all their courses up to the highest levels. I become a Fellow of that Institute in 1997 and a Chartered Arbitrator also of that institute in 2002. I am a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (Nigeria's equivalent of a Q. C.) and have been since 2001. I am in active legal practice.

International Arbitration Appointments

No. of international arbitration appointments 14
No. of those as chair 0
No. of those as sole arbitrator 0
No. of those as wing-arbitrator 14
No. of those appointed by arbitral institutions 9
No. of those that were ad hoc arbitrations 5
Names of African co-arbitrators none
Names of arbitral institutions involved ICC
Appointing authority involved in the ad-hoc arbitrations? Yes
Names of appointing authority in ad-hoc arbitrations Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria Branch, Various High Courts of Justice of Justice in Nigeria
Where did you sit? London, Nigeria, Switzerland
Under which applicable laws and rules? English law & Nigerian law, ICC rules

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