About Olakanwi O. Akara
Mr. Akara, Olakanwi Okpa, is a 2003 graduate of Rivers State University of Science and Technology, (now Rivers State University), Port Harcourt. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2005 and was enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
With a leave of absence, he was, between June, 2007 and June, 2011, a Senior Legislative Aide (SLA) at the 6th National Assembly.
He has amassed a vital experience in Land Law litigation, Fundamental Rights Enforcement, Employment and Labour Law issues, Oil and Gas, Corporate and Commercial law. He is industrious, goal-oriented, competent and an extra ordinary hardworking practitioner who brings a unique perspective to the Firm.
Mr. Akara, Olakanwi Okpa is the Legal Adviser to a number of Companies/Associations.
He is married with children.
At JF Law Practice, we believe that not all commercial disputes need to be strictly settled by litigation. To this end the team encourages the use of all Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques including negotiation, conciliation, mediation and arbitration when and where appropriate.