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Mr. Reginald Aziza
Chevron Nigeria Limited
Onoriode Reginald Aziza (Reginald) is a lawyer, researcher and social activist. Reginald was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in November 2013.
Presently, he is a Counsel in the Legal Division of Chevron Nigeria Limited where he provides legal support to the business in a broad range of complex, high-value matters, and a Doctoral Candidate in the University of Oxford where he is researching into capital markets development in sub-Saharan Africa and exploring ways to unlock the potential of the capital markets to make them more credible complements to sustainable economic growth in the region.
Prior to this, Reginald worked in leading law practices in Nigeria (Olaniwun Ajayi LP), London (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP) and Paris (Shearman and Sterling LLP) in a career traversing corporate and project finance, capital market, litigation and commercial and investment arbitration.
A mentor to scores of young Nigerian lawyers, in 2017, Reginald launched the Reginald Aziza Leadership in Law Scholarship. The scholarship funds bright but financially constrained students to the Nigerian Law School and thereafter seeks to connect them to jobs and scholarship opportunities to further their education and careers. The scholarship has now funded 9 students to the law school some of whom are working in leading law practices in Nigeria and secured admission to some of the best universities in the world.
Reginald holds in excess of 25 awards and scholarships for academic, personal and professional accomplishment as well as first class law degrees from each of the Obafemi Awolowo University, the Nigerian Law School and the University of Cambridge.