Osita Franklin Okoro possesses 20 years cognate experience in legal practice, management, public policy, compliance, project management, regulation, institutional and legal reforms, governance, public sector engagement, business development and organizational development.
Prior to joining Olisa Agbakoba Legal, Osita had worked as the Policy and Strategy Adviser to the President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA and the Executive Director of the NBA for a combined period of 10 years. His work at the NBA not only included engagement of Public Sector Ministries, Departments and Agencies and regulation of the legal profession in Nigeria, it also involved handling public interest litigation cases and projects. In the course of his public interest work at NBA, Osita honed his skills in developing programmes, managing projects and building partnerships with international organizations, development partners and Embassies.
While serving as the Policy & Strategy Adviser to the President of NBA, Osita also worked as a Partner in A & E Law Partnership, a law firm that specializes in Public Private Partnership, PPP, and Public Finance Management. At A & E Law Partnership, Osita was part of the team that advised State and Federal government Agencies on PPP Projects and Public Finance Management.
Osita has travelled widely across all continents for diverse training programmes and conferences.
- Nigerian Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- Pan African Lawyers Union
- Negotiations and Conflict Management Group
- Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
- Legislative Advocacy Core Group
Enugu State University – L.L.B
Nigerian Law School Abuja – B.L