PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Samson is an Associate with the firm. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, he had extensive commercial litigation experience. He obtained his LLM in Energy Resources and International Institutional Law from the University of Lagos and his LLB from the University of Benin. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008 and specialises in Energy Projects and Finance.

He also has extensive legal audit and due diligence experience of power plants based on the transaction advisory services he has and continues to provide to developers in the power sector. An Alumnus of the Prestigious Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Regional Leadership Centre, Accra Ghana, Samson has authored articles on “off-grid structures” and “embedded electric power regulations” and has received a number of certifications from various international institutional bodies such as the World Bank on Finance for Development Programme and the Florence School of Regulation, an affiliate of the European University Institute.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • University of Benin (LLB)
  • University of Lagos (LLM)
  • Nigerian Law School (BL)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
  • Independent Petroleum and Energy Marketers (IPEM)