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IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

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Abdulwahab Egbewole


BIODATA OF PROF. WAHAB EGBEWOLE, SAN Wahab Egbewole is a legal practitioner and academic. He was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Solicitor and Advocate on 20th August, 1985 and currently a Professor in the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Ilorin. He served in various capacities in the Faculty including the office of Dean between 2010 & 2012. He is a member of the Governing Council of University of Ilorin representing the Senate. Between 2015 and 2018, he served as the Dire of General Studies Division of the University and currently the Research Manager firvtge Faculty of Law. He is a member of several learned societies. At the 2015 International Bar Association held in Vienna, Austria he was unanimously elected as Newsletter Editor of the IBA Committee on Negligence and Damages. In January, 2018, he was elected the Vice-Chair of the same Committee for two years and later elected as the Chair of the Committee in 2020. He has published widely in the areas of Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Juvenile Justice, Child Rights, Public International Law, Judicial Process, Law and Development and has many books in his name. He has also won many grants for researches in Law and Society as well as a Principal Researcher on the Law and Disability Right grant awarded by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). On 24th September, 2018 he was sworn in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), the highest professional ranking for lawyers in Nigeria. He has attended several conferences in practically all the continents of the world. He is serving as External Examiner in a few Universities across the continent. He is happily married and blessed with children. E-mail eabdulwahab@unilorin.edu.ng and wahabegbewole@gmail.com


The reparations debate

Tuesday 1 November (1615 - 1730)

Room 234, Level 2

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