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Dr Rukia Baruti

Position: Secretary General, African Arbitration Association


Dr. Rukia Baruti is a qualified solicitor in England & Wales and sits as an international arbitrator.  She is the current Secretary-General at African Arbitration Association. She is a champion for Africans in international law and international arbitration and has played a significant role in advocating for and promoting them to close the diversity gap.

Dr. Baruti has over 15 years of experience, spanning both the practice and training of international law and international arbitration. She benefits from experience in the roles of Counsel, Arbitrator, and Secretary to the Tribunal in arbitrations conducted under various arbitration rules.

International Arbitration Appointments

No. of international arbitration appointments 6
No. of those as chair 0
No. of those as sole arbitrator 2
No. of those as wing-arbitrator 4
Names of African co-arbitrators Salim Moollan QC
No. of appointments by arbitral institutions 5
Names of arbitral institutions involved London Court of International Arbitration; ICC International Court of Arbitration; Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration
No. of ad-hoc appointments 1
Appointing authorities involved in the ad-hoc arbitrations? Yes
Names of appointing authorities in ad-hoc arbitrations Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria Branch
Where did you sit? London, Lagos and Cairo
Under which applicable laws and rules? English, Nigerian & Egyptian laws; LCIA, ICC, CRCICA & rules contained in Nigeria's Arbitration and Conciliation Act


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