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Paulyn Abhulimen (2)


Principal Partner

Paulyn O. Abhulimen, Esq has been in active Legal Practice with the reputable Law Firm of D. D. Dodo & Co, Abuja, Nigeria, since her enrolment at the Supreme Court in January 2001 as a Solicitor and Advocate. At the Firm, she grew in rank to become the Deputy Head of Chambers before she left to nurture Abhulimen & Co (Aizehi Chambers) till date where she is the Principal Partner.

She obtained her Law Degree (LL.B Honours) from the Edo State University, Ekpoma in 1999. She also has Certificates in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination from West Virginia University, Innovation for Entrepreneurs-From Idea to Marketplace from University of Maryland and Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society from Wharton University of Pennsylvania all in the United States of America.

She is a Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London.

She has bias for Commercial Law, Consultancy services, Arbitration, Election Petitions, Debt Recovery and negotiating and drawing up legal documentation for Clients in diverse areas of business/offering corporate secretarial services.

Over the years, she has developed interest in the areas of Oil & Gas Law, Civil Law, Contract, Commercial/Business Law, Banking/Finance, Due Diligence in Capital Markets, Foreign Investments, Labour, Government Relations and International Laws. Her other areas of interest are Merger & Acquisition, Telecommunications and Liquidation.

She is an active member of both the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and International Bar Association (IBA). She belongs to Sections on Legal Practice and Business Law of the NBA and Sections on Business Law and Legal Practice Division of the IBA. She is also a member of the African Forum and Women Forum of the IBA.

Paulyn is a founding member of Nigerian Association of Notaries, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Association and also its current Vice President. She is also a founding member and member of the Board of Trustees of Class of 2001 Nigerian Law School Bwari and also its present Vice President.

She serves as the Alternate Chair of the Continued Legal Education Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Unity Branch, Abuja.

She has attended series of Seminars and Workshops both locally and internationally particularly on ADR, Securities issues in Mergers and Acquisition, Telecommunications and Due Diligence in Capital Markets amongst others.

Paulyn is a resource person on Case Flow Management and Administration System in Nigeria.

She was a member of the Committee that reviewed the High Court Civil Procedures Rules of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in 2004.

She is presently a member of the Legislative Advocacy Committee of both National NBA and Local Branch of the NBA.

Paulyn was the former Secretary, Nigeria Justice System Strategic Planning Centre, former Secretary Abuja Dispute Resolution Centre (ADRC), former Secretary of the Legislative Advocacy Committee of  the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and also a former Legal Adviser, Society for International Development (SID), Abuja Chapter to mention but a few.

Obinna is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, where he obtained his LLB Degree (Hons) in 2007 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008. He Heads the Litigation Department of the Firm and is skilled in Criminal Law, Election Petitions, Commercial litigation with special bias for Oil and Gas. He has attended series of Seminars/Conferences both locally and outside the country.

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Opeyemi is a graduate of University of Ibadan where he bagged his LLB Degree (Hons) in 2012 and was called to the Bar in 2013. He has substantial skills in Cybercrime, Criminal Law and a passionate Litigator. He is a fantastic draftsman an avid reader.

Graduated from the Imo State University, Owerri with LLB Hons in 2007 and was called to the Bar in 2008. Nancy worked with Zenith Bank Plc as Credit Officer/Retail Banker for 3 years before gaining employment in the Firm. Her areas of strength are Corporate Practice and General Litigation. She also possesses substantial skills in Debt Recovery and Due Diligence.  She is organised and self-motivated and thrives on her own initiative. Nancy is always eager to learn and develop all necessary skills and improving her career prospect. She is well-travelled.

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She obtained her LLB Degree (Hons.) from the famous Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma in 2008 and called to the Bar in 2015. She serves as Co-ordinator/Project Manager for all non-litigation engagements as well as managing the administrative affairs of the Firm. She is also widely traveled.

Elizabeth is a graduate of Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State where she obtained her LLB Degree (First Class) in 2014 and was subsequently called to the Bar in 2015. She is skilled in Legal Drafting, Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation. She is a prolific writer and an ardent Researcher.

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