As Mrs. Mfon Usoro marks her birthday today, we at Thenigerialawyer (TNL) join thousands of Lawyers and indeed millions of Nigerians to celebrate her.
Mrs. Mfon Usoro, an internationally acknowledged expert in transport laws and project finance, is the Managing Partner of the firm, Paul Usoro & Co.; her deep knowledge of transaction and commercial practice makes her highly recommended by both domestic and international organizations.
She is the wife of the Nigerian Bar Association’s President, Mr. Paul Usoro SAN. she leads the firm’s team in maritime, aviation, project finance and energy matters actively participating in complex domestic and cross-border transactions. Under her supervision, the firm’s transaction team provides first-in-class legal advisory services to satisfied clients in the private and public sectors cutting across diverse areas.
As a pioneer Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), she set the administrative landscape of the Agency in motion; in compliance with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Act 2007.
Mrs. Usoro being a lover of sport has empowered many young lawyers. She is the founder of Mfon Usoro Cup otherwise known as Lawyers Table Tennis.
Mrs. Mfon Usoro is the recipient of several national and international honours and was conferred with the Officier de L’Ord de Mono, a national honour of the Republic of Togo in 2002. She is happily married with an adoring family and her husband, Mr. Paul Usoro SAN is currently the President of the Nigerian Bar Association. We look forward to seeing her grace more events in her usual elegant fashion.
May God grant her longer life, good health and more wisdom to keep serving the country