NAME: AGBU, Francis Chukwuka

YEAR OF CALL TO BAR: 1982

YEAR OF ELEVATION AS SAN: 2012

CONFEREMENT SERIAL NO.: 362

EDUCATIONAL / PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

LLB (Ife)

BL

LLM

MILD

CEDR Accreditation CEP (LBS)

HONOURS & PREFERMENTSS:

Member, Body of Benchers

Council Member, Section on Business Law, Nigerian Bar association Former Regional Representative (Africa), Leisure Industries Section, International Bar Association Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK

Fellow/ Past President, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators, Nigeria

LEGAL PUBLICATIONS:

Towards a Quick Resolution of Commercial Disputes in Our Legal System, published in Contemporary Issues in the Administration of Justice, Essays in Honour of Justice Atinuke Ige.

The Hospitality Franchise Agreement: A Tool for Investment Promotion in Nigeria, published in Developments in Business Law ( A Compilation of Papers Presented at the NBA Section on Business Law Conference), 2010 AREAS OF SPECIALISATION/PRACTICE: Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Commercial Law Practice, Intellectual Property Law and Tourism and Hospitality.

PRESENT POSITION: Senior Partner, Lexavier Partners ADDRESSES:

89B Ojo Lane off HFP Way, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos. 16 Birnin Kebbi Cresent, Garki II, Abuja, FCT TELEPHONE: 012391095- 9,08022273043,08036006080 EMAIL: fcagbu@lexavierpartners.com WEBSITE: www.lexavierpartners.com