Granville Abibo (SAN)

Managing Solicitor
G-Abibo

LL.B (Hons.) Ibadan; LL.M Ife; B.L; MNIM, MClArb, UK

GRANVILLE ISETIMA ABIBO (SAN)

Managing Solicitor

The Managing Solicitor of the Firm, Granville Isetima Abibo (SAN) attended the reputable Okrika Grammar School, Okrika and later the Federal School of Arts and Science, Suleja, Abuja for his Higher School Certificate. Thereafter he attended the University of Ibadan Nigeria, where he obtained his LL.B Hons. Degree. He proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, passed his Bar finals with 2nd Class Upper Division. He was called to the Bar on 27th July 1985. He also holds a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (formerly University of Ife) Nigeria, 1989.

 

He has been in active legal practice specializing in Litigation and Appellate practice, Corporate and Commercial Practice, Arbitration and Criminal Law cases. He is a Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria since 1999. He was conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on 26th August 2011 at the Supreme Court of Nigeria. An active member of the Nigerian Bar Association. He was elected Chairman of the Port Harcourt branch of the Association (2004-2006) and is a member of the National Executive Committee of the Association since 2004 as well as Chairman of the NBA Disciplinary Committee South-South Zone 2016-2018.
 
He is also a member of the International Bar Association, Commonwealth Lawyers Association and Member of the American Bar Association as well as the one-time Secretary and Vice Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Nigeria Branch (Port Harcourt Chapter). He has attended various local and international conferences and seminars since 2005. He is married with 3 children. His hobbies include traveling and reading books on poetry and motivational matters.