Isaiah Bozimo

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)

Isaiah Bozimo is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and has built a strong reputation in commercial arbitration and dispute resolution, championing its growth in Africa. As the former Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, he ushered in forward-thinking legal reforms, including the Delta State Arbitration Law of 2022. He was instrumental in shaping Nigeria’s current Arbitration and Mediation Act.

Now a Partner at Broderick Bozimo & Company, Isaiah leverages his vast experience to represent a diverse clientele, from Government and State entities to corporations and individuals locally and globally. He has earned respect for effectively resolving both domestic and international commercial disputes.

His portfolio is replete with involvement in prominent cases: a ₦1 billion claim with the Delta State Government, a ₦2 billion claim related to an international trade centre, and a $300 million gas supply dispute under ICC Arbitration.

Recognised by Who’s Who Legal and the African Arbitration Academy, Isaiah is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). He is a panel member for several esteemed arbitration centres, including the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the Arbitration Foundation for Southern Africa, the Lagos Court of Arbitration, and the Kigali International Arbitration Centre.

His contribution to the field extends to insightful publications. Notably, he has contributed to the CIArb Guidance Note on Remote Dispute Resolution Proceedings, the Delos Guide to Arbitration Places, and the New York Convention Guide. Isaiah remains a driving force in discussions surrounding effective commercial dispute resolution in Africa.