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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

WSG Leadership

Employment and Labor Group
Member
INTA Group
Member
Tax Group
Member

AELEX
Nigeria

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

An Examination of the Measures to Mitigate the Impact of Covid-19 on Taxpayers in Nigeria
AELEX, May 2020

As Covid-19 continues to impact all aspects of our lives, taxpayers are rightly seeking emergency tax measures to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on their businesses. We examine below the measures that have been introduced to mitigate the impact on taxpayers...

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