Katsina’s 1st Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Abdul Mohammed, Inaugurated Today
He is the principal partner in the MADYAN LEGAL CONSULT – a legal firm.
Mr. Abdul studied law at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, [LL.B.] graduating in 2005, he proceeded to the Nigerian Law School Bwari Abuja, 2006 where he obtained his BL in 2006.
Called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006, Mr. Abdul Mohammed is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Nigerian Society of International Law, Abdul Mohammed also lectures Law at the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he also obtained his Masters Degree with specialization on Taxation.
Mr. Abdul understands and speaks three languages which includes English, Hausa and basic Yoruba. Mr. Abdul’s experience ranges from dispute resolution, corporate commercial advisory and intellectual property registration and protection. Pre and Post Election litigations. Mr. Abdul has represented several clients, prominent amongst them are Standard Chartered Bank Limited, Guarantee Trust Bank Plc in cases pertaining to banker customer relationship, Garnishee Proceedings.
Mr. Abdul has handled several high profile international arbitration cases. In the field of Human rights, Mr. Abdul was issued with a United States Congressional Award for the protection of freedom of the press. Abdul Mohammed was appointed a Notary Public for Nigeria in September 2014. He is also a fellow of the Charted Institute of Arbitration (UK).
Other achievements of Mr Abdul Mohammed, SAN:
MEMBER – Nigerian Bar Association
FELLOW – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
AWARD – United States Congressional Award (for the protection of freedom of the press).
AWARD – Award of Excellence at the Bar, Awarded by the Chief Judge – High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja).
AWARD – Award of Excellence As Best Supervisor & Mentor (2017/2018, Faculty of Law Garduates, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria)