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Davidson Oturu

Davidson Oturu

Partner

Expertise

  • Aviation
  • Business Re-organisation and Insolvency
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Intellectual Property

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

AELEX
Nigeria

WSG Leadership

WSG Regional Council
Member 2021/ 2022
Employment and Labor Group
Member
INTA Group
Member
Tax Group
Member
Profile
Davidson is a Partner in the firm and has been regularly involved in arbitration and mediation both locally and internationally. He advises domestic and international Clients on diverse commercial issues. As a member of the Dispute Resolution team, he appears in courts of superior record in matters involving clients in the aviation, tobacco, telecommunications, banking and finance, capital markets, labour and employment, oil & gas and construction industries.

As a key member of the Firm's intellectual property department, Davidson handles numerous trademarks registrations, copyright infringements and opposition proceedings on behalf of Clients. He equally advises on franchise agreements/NOTAP registration, anti-counterfeiting and parallel imports issues in Nigeria.

His regulatory advisory work includes the provision of legal support to technical advisory groups funded by American and British Donor agencies that are aimed at providing high-level support to Federal and State Government agencies on their Public Private Partnership (PPP) programmes.

Davidson also regularly advises companies on compliance with corporate, statutory and regulatory matters as well as corporate governance issues. He advises on business start-up, labour & employment, corporate due diligence, corporate restructuring and winding up. He advises foreign investors seeking to establish entities in Free Trade Zone and also advises various multinationals on the framework for foreign direct and portfolio investments in Nigeria. As a Lead Adviser to several multinationals, he assists their businesses in procuring business permits, expatriate quotas, temporary work permits and other immigration formalities that are required for doing business in Nigeria.


Bar Admissions

Barrister and Solicitor, Nigeria 2007

Education

LL.B University of Ibadan 2006
B.L Nigeria Law School
LLM, University of Cumbria, UK
Areas of Practice

Aviation | Business Re-organisation and Insolvency | Corporate and Commercial | Intellectual Property | Labour & Employment | Litigation and Dispute Resolution | Regulatory & Compliance | Telecommunications

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • International Fiscal Association

Member, Nigerian Bar Association
Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK
Member, International Trademarks Association
Member, Nigerian Institute of Management

Articles

LAW FIRMS AS TARGETS FOR HACKERS - RISKS AND THE WAY FORWARD
AELEX, November 2021

With the recent growth in technology, the storage of information online has become a common phenomenon. Though this method of storing information has proven to be very effective, the challenge of cyber breaches and data theft has also been on the rise. Interestingly, law firms have also become targets of cyber criminals that perpetrate these infractions...

SHARING OF CONTENT THROUGH ONLINE PLATFORMS – CONSIDERING DIGITAL PIRACY IN NIGERIA
AELEX, August 2021

Sharing of content through online platforms – considering digital piracy in Nigeria By Davidson Oturu, Frances Obiago and Oluwatobi Oluwasanya   Introduction Like many industries around the world, the creative industry has undergone evolution; from the use of three dimensional (3D) printers to compact discs (CDs) to Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs), and since the late 90s, the internet...

SHARING OF CONTENT THROUGH ONLINE PLATFORMS – CONSIDERING DIGITAL PIRACY IN NIGERIA
AELEX, August 2021

Sharing of content through online platforms – considering digital piracy in Nigeria By Davidson Oturu, Frances Obiago and Oluwatobi Oluwasanya   Introduction Like many industries around the world, the creative industry has undergone evolution; from the use of three dimensional (3D) printers to compact discs (CDs) to Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs), and since the late 90s, the internet...

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