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Olumide Akpata Biography
Olumide Akpata was born on October 7, 1972, he is a Nigerian legal practitioner.
He is a senior partner and the Head of the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group at Templars law firm in Nigeria.
He became the first non-Senior Advocate of Nigeria president of the Nigerian Bar Association in July 2020.
|Date of Birth:||October 7, 1972|
|Age:||50 years (2022)|
|State of Origin:||Edo State|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
Early Life and Education
Olumide Akpata was born on October 7, 1972, at Edo State of Nigeria.
Olumide Akpata obtained a bachelor’s degree in law from University of Benin, Edo state in 1992 and was called to the bar in 1993.
Olumide Akpata served in the National Youth Service Corps in Kano State.
Olumide Akpata Career
Olumide Akpata began his legal practice in Delta state under the tutelage of Dr. Mudiaga Odje, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, OFR, who was one of the most seasoned litigators of his time.
In 1996, Olumide Akpata relocated to Lagos and teamed up with his cousin, Oghogho Akpata, who had just set up the law firm Templars the previous year.
Olumide Akpata joined in the formation of Templars at the age of 23, and has grown the firm into what it is today, as one of the largest law firms in Nigeria with a workforce of about 100 lawyers, including two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, both of whom practice proficiently in diverse areas of Nigerian law.
Olumide Akpata is currently senior partner and Head of the Corporate & Commercial Practice Group of Templars.
He has participated in some of the major groundbreaking transactions that have shaped commercial law practice in Nigeria and indeed the Nigerian economy.
Olumide Akpata was chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL).
On July 30, 2020, he was elected as the president of the Nigerian Bar Association after acquiring a total of 9,891 votes of the total 18,256 ballots cast, defeating his closest rival Babatunde Ajibade (SAN) who polled 4,328 votes, and Dele Adesina (SAN) who polled 3,982 votes.
Olumide Akpata is a Christian and a member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
Olumide Akpata is married to his beautiful wife and they both have their children together.
Olumide Akpata is a Nigerian legal practitioner. Akpata has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
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