Property Disputes Management Foundation, a newly incorporated trustee registered under the law of Nigeria has unveiled a nonprofit oriented platform known as “Property Disputes Management Platform in Nigeria” with the aim of assisting members of the public and real estate business owners to resolve disputes arising from real estate transactions in Nigeria with minimal disruption to their businesses.
According to the Chairman of the foundation, Prince O. Williams-Joel Esq, the foundation will provide a world-class Property Dispute Management Center with integrity, analytical skills, and determination to help parties to resolve their issues. The foundation will assist in helping parties succeed in the global marketplace by exceeding their expectations.
Prince O. Williams-Joel Esq continued that the platform will be willing and open to work with Legal practitioners, property owners, investors, aggrieved parties, and members of the public as a one-stop destination to resolve all forms of property disputes through Negotiation, Mediation, and/or Arbitration.
The Foundation parades a team specialists in real estate transactions with over 30 years of cumulative experience. It is the hope and expectation of trustees that the foundation will excel in the different areas of Property Dispute Resolution practice.
The foundation support team is available 24/7, in LAGOS, ABUJA, ASABA, ONITSHA, PORT HARCOURT, and OWERRI OFFICES and are ever-ready to resolve all forms of property disputes.
The trustees of the foundations are
Prince O. Williams-Joel Esq, a legal practitioner and principal partner in the law office of Prince Joel & Associates. Prince is a bestselling author, a blogger, a real estate practitioner and a consultant. Prince has over 15 years’ experience as a real estate practitioner and has advised public and private entities on property transactions and management. Prince’s research interest is continually growing into real estate dispute management through the use of ADR as a primary resolution mechanism. Prince has published several articles in different journals and is committed to property dispute settlement without making recourse to Court.
Ogbebor Osaretin Esq, a legal practitioner and a surveyor. Osaretin has presented several academic and professional papers in both fields. He is a consultant to several government, corporate, and private institutions on issues bothering on the two fields. Osaretin has been involved in several property litigation and arbitration proceedings. He has help parties achieved a win-win result in their disputes and is committed ease of doing property business in Nigeria.
M.M.A SANNI is a legal practitioner, a member of the Panel of Neutrals of the Lagos Court of Arbitration LCA on Small Claims Arbitration, he is also a Neutral Facilitator of the Federal High Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre (FHCADRC). Sanni is also an accredited Mediator of the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, (MCIArb UK). Sanni is well known for his outstanding skills in resolving conflicts for parties and has received several awards of recognition for his contributions to the development of Alternative Disputes Resolution in Nigeria.
Foluke Akinmoladun is a lawyer, a mediator, an arbitrator, and an accountant. Her work experience covers both domestic and international commercial legal matters. She is a member of the panel of neutrals of a number of arbitral institutions including the Lagos Multi-Door Court House, Nigeria.
She was once head of the secretariat of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre and participated in the first drafting of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre’s Rules on arbitration and mediation.
Ugo Morah is a legal practitioner and a trustee of the foundation. He studied law at University of Westminster, London. He has practiced with several top-tier law firms in London before proceeding to set up his own practice. He has vast working experience in different sectors of law and has advised in several international commercial arbitration proceedings. His practice cut across investment, real estate, and criminal defence practice. Ugo is willing and ready to bring his wealth of experience in real estate practice across the globe to help the foundation achieve its objective.
Michael Damiari is the secretary to the foundation. He is a seasoned corporate and commercial lawyer with significant experience advising companies in real estate, fintech, immigration, telecommunications, construction, energy, media, entertainment, project finance and transaction restructuring, corporate governance, procurement, tax, tech law ranging from start-ups to established multinational corporations.