Solomon Okedara

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Criminal & Federal Defences
Commercial & Finance Law

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Solomon Okedara, Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, is a practicing legal practitioner and Researcher with over ten (10) years post-call experience and outstanding expertise in Human Rights (with a special bias for Freedom of Expression & Digital Rights), Privacy, Intellectual Property, E-Commerce, Tech and Corporate Transactions, Artificial Intelligence and Internet Law having an unusual knack for excellence and matchless clients’ satisfaction with a view to delivering maximal results. Armed with a peerless ability in creative legal research and analysis, delivering impressive results in review of laws, legal principles and standards. Solomon is a partner at Solomon Okedara & CO (a firm of legal practitioners and Consultants) and co-founded Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative and Expression Now Human Rights Initiative.
 
Solomon is a strategic litigation lawyer with a robust interest and proven expertise in Freedom of Expression and Digital Rights litigation. Solomon has litigated digital rights cases across all superior courts of records in Nigeria and at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice. He is a Case Writer/Researcher for Global Freedom of Expression project of Columbia University in the City of New York. He is a 2016 Short Term Research Fellowship Recipient of International Center for Not for profit Law (ICNL), Washington DC. He was specially recognized in 2017 “Heroes of Human Rights” by Access Now. Solomon was a Finalist at the 2018 Global Freedom of Expression Prize of Columbia University in the city of New York.
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