Mrs. Funmilayo Odigie Iyayi is a Director of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC). Funmi is a legal practitioner licensed to practice in Ghana and Nigeria.
She obtained her LL.B degree from the University of Ibadan and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2003. Thereafter she obtained an LL.M in International Commercial Dispute Resolution from the Queen Mary University of London in 2006.
Mrs. Funmilayo Odigie Iyayi worked in the law firm of Aluko & Oyebode as a member of the commercial dispute resolution team for several years. She represented clients in contentious and non-contentious matters and functioned as the secretary arbitral tribunals. After that, she served as in-house counsel in a real estate development company, a position she held for two years before joining the Lagos Court of Arbitration as the General Counsel.
Mrs. Funmilayo Odigie Iyayi transitioned to the role of Chief Executive Officer of LACIAC in January 2018 and was appointed a member of the Board in December 2018.
She is actively involved in promoting international arbitration across Africa as a member of various arbitration associations. She is a member of the CIArb (UK) and recently successfully completed the examination requirements for fellowship.
She will be speaking on; Innovations and Reforms to Improve the System for Commercial Dispute Resolution in Nigeria.
The Conference is scheduled to hold as follows;
Date: 30th November 2021
Venue: Abuja International Trade and Convention Centre, Km 8, Airport Road, Abuja (Hybrid – Physical/Virtual)
Time: 9:00AM WAT
To Register for the Conference, please visit; www.icmcconference.org/registration/
We look forward to warmly welcoming you.