Arbitration, Corporate/Commercial Law, Maritime Law


Dr. Prince Ndudi Councillor Olokotor was called to the Nigerian Bar as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2007. He has since progressed in practice and after a successful experience in litigation as a general counsel at the law firm of C.N. Obulor & Associates.

Prince is a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Assistant at the School of Law, SOAS University of London. He has now majored in transnational commercial dispute resolution and currently heads this department in our firm.

Prince holds a PhD in Law, International Commercial Arbitration, from SOAS University of London. His research interests span areas of commercial/business law, dispute resolution law, extractive industry law, international development law and community care/development law.

Prince’s research interrogates the courts’ attitude towards private ordering processes and the interpretations of private dispute resolution agreements, legislations, conventions and rules.

His current co-authored publications include:

1. ‘Judicial Attitudes Towards the Enforcement of Annulled Awards’ in Emilia Onyema (ed.) Rethinking the Role of African National Courts in Arbitration (Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands 2018) 97 – 116;

2. ‘FPIC Right of Indigenous People and Communities in Resource Development: Lessons from Inter-American Jurisprudence’ (2017) 1 UJPL 203.

He is currently based in the United Kingdom and operates from our London office.

Dr. Prince Ndudi Councillor Olokotor is a Partner at Swift Solicitors.