Olasupo Shasore, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN); Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; partner at a leading commercial law firm ALP (Africa Law Practice); Member of the Body of Benchers Nigeria from 2007; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State from 2007-2011; Initiated Arbitration Law reforms to Arbitration Law of Lagos State 2009; Chairman Law Reform Commission Lagos, Nigeria 2011-2015, past President of the Lagos Court of Arbitration.
Shasore has over thirty years of significant experience inacting for sovereign, sub-national and private international parties in international commercial & investment arbitration/ litigation and other advisory capacities. He has Represented the Sovereign States and entities in leading precedents on Sovereign Immunity in Nigeria; Frequently selected expert on Nigerian law at arbitration/foreign proceedings. He is a member of ICCA’s Consultative Workshop Cooperation among African Arbitral Initiatives;London Court of International Arbitration Africa User Group; the Panel of Recognised International Market Experts (PRIME) and its Advisory Committee; and the International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA)
Author: Commercial Arbitration-Arbitration Law and International Practice in Nigeria (2011) (Johnson &Shasore); Jurisdiction and Sovereign Immunity in Nigerian Commercial Law (Practice and textbook) (NIIA 2007); Publisher and Editor-in-Chief (since 2004), Commercial Law Reports of Nigeria(CLRN).