Former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association-Lagos Branch and Managing Partner of A. Muoka & Co
Alex is a legal practitioner and notary with almost 24 years post-call experience. He is the Managing Partner of A. Muoka & Co. – a Lagos-based commercial and litigation law firm. He is the former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association-Lagos Branch – in which capacity he oversaw the largest branch of the NBA comprising over 3,000 successful corporate/ commercial solicitors and eminent advocates. He is a Trustee of the Lagos Public Interest Law Partnership, member of the Public Complaints and Training Committee of the Lagos State Judiciary, and member of the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Lagos State University and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Lagos. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1991, and won the Dr. Graham-Douglas prize for company law and commercial practice at the Nigerian Law School. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of the United Kingdom.
He has spoken recently on etiquette, defamation, medical ethics and litigation avoidance, the Freedom of Information Act, and advocacy skills. He co-authored (with Mrs. Labake Adetunmbi) “My Learned Friend” – a handy compendium on dress ethics, language and etiquette for the lawyer. His hobbies include reading, travelling and writing.