Maryam Uwais MFR Aug02

Maryam Uwais MFR

***On leave of absence as Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments*** Maryam is a founding Partner of Primera Africa Legal. She is an experienced commercial lawyer and arbitrator with a broad practice that spans over 30 years. Her area of expertise includes Banking & Insurance Law, Islamic Bankin...

Read More
F. Boma Ayomide Alabi OON Aug02

F. Boma Ayomide Alabi OON

Boma is a founding Partner of Primera Africa Legal. She leads the Primera Africa Legal’s International Commercial Law/Corporate Governance practice. Her experience in corporate commercial practice spans approximately thirty years. In addition to being an experienced Arbitrator and accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator, Boma s...

Read More


Israel is a founding Partner and current Managing Partner of Primera Africa Legal. He has extensive commercial and legal knowledge of the oil and gas business in Nigeria. In addition to his roles as Managing Partner at and Co-chair of the Primera Africa Legal Energy Desk, Israel is also a Director with the Aspen Energy Nigeria (Energ...

Read More
Udoka F. Amah Aug02

Udoka F. Amah

Udoka is a Partner at Primera Africa Legal. He is an expert in anti-bribery and corruption and anti-competition law and practice. With over twenty (20) years’ experience in private practice and in house as lead counsel in renowned international oil companies, he brings aboard his considerable and peculiar wealth of experience in co...

Read More
Lemea Abina Aug02

Lemea Abina

Lemea is a skilled professional with considerable knowledge and experience in Dispute Resolution. Her other areas of experience include Capital Market, Project Finance, Tax, Estate Administration/Trusts and Real Estate. She has over a decade of experience and has handled a wide variety of litigation matters, including multiple crimin...

Read More
Laura Alakija Aug02

Laura Alakija

Laura is Partner overseeing Commercial Transactions at PAL Laura has a flair for deal structuring in complex commercial transactions and has provided negotiation, documentation and legal advisory support to client transactions across various sectors including energy and natural resources, infrastructure and real estate, hospitalit...

Read More
Zainab Animashaun Mar23

Zainab Animashaun

Zainab is a Deputy Managing Partner at PAL. She is a legal practitioner with over eleven (11) years’ experience and an in-depth understanding of the Nigerian legal services market. She represents the firm's private and institutional clients across various business sectors before the executive, legislative and judicial arms of the N...

Read More