Mr. Usoro is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the founder and Senior Partner of the Law firm of Paul Usoro & Co. He has over 30 years of law practice experience and is acknowledged as a highly experienced litigator and communication law expert.
He was elected President of the Nigerian Bar Association in August 2018 for a two-year term and is currently a Non-Executive Director of PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc. He represented Access Bank as a Non-Executive Director on the board of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc.
Mr. Usoro holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ife (1981) and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982. He joined the Board in January 2014 and currently chairs the Board Human Resources and Sustainability Committee and Board Technical Committee on Retail Expansion. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Board Risk Management Committee.
Academic and Professional Qualifications
Board Committee Membership
January 2014- Date
Non-Executive Director, Access Bank Plc
FCIArb- Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Chairman-Board Human Resources and Sustainability Committee
Chairman- Board Technical Committee on Retail Expansion
Senior Partner, Paul Usoro & Co Law Firm
B.L (Hons), Nigerian Law School, Lagos
Vice Chairman-Board Risk Management Committee
Head, Litigation, Sani Mohammed, Kuso & Co
LL.B (Hons) , University of Ife
Member- Board Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Member- Board Audit Committee
Member- Board Credit Committee