Eedee-Bari Nuah Bawoh

Associate/Human Resource Manager

Eedee-Bari Nuah Bawoh joined The Trusted Advisors in 2019 and is an Associate within our Lagos practice. She obtained her LLB from the University of Lagos and her LLM from the Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University of Rotterdam. In her legal journey, she has found her interest most in commercial and corporate law. She practices as her forte most incorporate reorganization/ restructuring and insolvency law. Aside from her legal career, she is very big in making a tremendous sustainable community impact. This led to her establishing “Voice to the Street” in 2015. It is a charitable organization for street children empowerment and has since 2016 embarked on big projects in six states in Nigeria reaching over 350 street children on each outreach.

Eedee-Bari is smart, flexible, and a disciplined lawyer, with an unrelenting result-driven orientation. As a result of her outstanding display of grace and selflessness, she has received numerous awards including the famous prestigious Princess Diana Award (2019), and was included in its “Roll of Honour”. She was also nominated for “The legacy Award 2019”.

Education

  • Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University of Rotterdam (LLM, 2020)

  • Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliator (ChCM 2018)

  • Nigerian Law School (B.L, 2017- 2018)

  • University of Lagos (LL.B, Hons 2014- 2017)

  • Diploma in Law (Second class Hons 2013- 2014)

Areas of Interest

  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • National and cross-border Insolvency
  • Capital Markets and Securities Law
  • Recovery
  • Carriage of Goods
  • International Economics Law

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Member, Nigerian Bar Association

  • Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators

  • Member, International Law Association

Professional Experience

  • Member, Nigerian Bar Association

  • Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators

  • Member, International Law Association

Fellowship

  • Orange knowledge Program- MA Fellowship for Commercial and Company Law at Erasmus University of Rotterdam (2019- 2020)

Award & Recognition

  • Diana Award 2019
  • Nominee – Legacy Award 2019
  • Diamond Humanitarian Service Award for selfless contribution to the empowerment of street children (2019)
  • Humanitarian Service Honorary Award for selfless contribution to the empowerment of street children (2018)
  • Diamond Honorary Award for Youth Empowerment and Leadership (2018)
  • Delegate to the United Nation’s Headquarters New York; National model United Nation with an award of Distinguished Delegation (March 2016).
  • Delegate to the United Nation’s Headquarters New York; National model United Nations with an award of Honorable Mention (March 2015).

Authorship

  • Doctrine of Necessity: Rethinking its Justification for extrajudicial Killings in Nigeria (2018)

Papers Written & Delivered

  • Climate Change and Health (2021)
  • Promoting Sustainable Rural Entrepreneurship and Businesses (2020)
  • Strengthening Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Assistance (2019)
  • Addressing Drug Trafficking and the Financing of Terrorism (2016)
  • The Role of Civil Society in Addressing the World Drug Problem (2016)
  • Evaluating the Impact of Global Narcotics Drug Control (2016)
  • Recognizing the rights of Indigenous people towards advanced development and political (2016)
  • Addressing the status of refugees in the Middle East (2016)
  • Eliminating Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and related intolerances (2015)
  • Development and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2015)
  • The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age (2015)

Appointment

  • Assistant Director, United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), National Model United Nations Conference, New York, 2021.
  • Assistant Director, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), National Model United Nations Conference, New York, 2020.
  • Assistant Director, General Assembly third committee (GA III), National Model United Nations Conference, New York, 2019.
  • Deputy Secretary General of the Lagos Model United Nations Conference (2017)
  • Chair of the Human Rights Committee in Lagos Model United Nations (2016)

Professional Experience

  • Assisted in drafting out the Public Private Partnership agreement for the Minna/Suleja Water Supply Project where we worked on the The National Policy On Public Private Partnerships (“PPP”), Key Principles Of PPP, Legal & Regulatory Analysis Of Project Risk Factors, Logical Steps In PPP Process, Key Characteristics And Critical Success, Factors Of PPP Water Project And Options Analysis.
  • Worked on the compilation and Review Of The Existing Legal And Regulatory Framework Of Nigerian Laws Concerning Water Supply Sector And PPP Implementation for the preparation of the PPP agreement for the Minna/Suleja Water Supply Project
  • Assisted in drafting of the Project Development agreement Between Lagos State Government Of Nigeria Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority
  • Assisted in Public Private Partnership Agreement of Marina Express Train Services Limited (Marina Express Consortium)

Community Service/Pro Bono

  • Sponsorship and Partnership Team-Lead VTS 6.0 (2021)
  • Project Overseer, VTS 5.0 Bring the school to you project reaching over 250 street children 2020
  • Project Coordinator, VTS 4.0 (OSHODI) Street Children Empowerment- Skill Acquisition Training Project, empowering over 250 Street Children (2019)
  • Project Coordinator, VTS 3.0 (MAKOKO) Street Children Empowerment Project reaching over 400 Street Children (2018).
  • Project Coordinator, VTS 2.0 (AJEGUNLE) Street Children Empowerment Project reaching over 300 Street Children (2017).
  • Project Coordinator, VTS 1.0 (EBUTE META) Street Children Empowerment Project reaching over 500 Street Children. (2016).
  • Founder, VOICE TO THE STREET (2015)

Licenses & Certificates

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Virtual Experience Program- Latham & Watkins (2021).
  • Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract (2020).

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