Stanley is an Associate (Arbitration and Litigation) at TEMPLARS. He is admitted to practise law in Nigeria and the State of New York. His practice focuses on complex and high-value commercial and public law litigation, international/domestic commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, commercial mediation, and public international law. He has experience with disputes across a broad range of industries, including energy and natural resources, taxation, media and entertainment, and general commercial law issues. Before joining Templars, Stanley worked at international law firms in London.
Stanley obtained an LL.B. degree (First Class Honours) from Nnamdi Azikwe University, where he won several academic awards, including for brief-writing and advocacy. He also holds Master of Law degrees in Commercial Law and International Economic Law from the University of Cambridge and Harvard Law School respectively. At the Nigerian Law School, he won academic prizes in three out of the five courses examined during the 2013/2014 academic year.
He has served as an editor of several journals, including the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, Harvard International Law Journal, Harvard Negotiation Law Review, and Harvard Africa Policy Journal. He is a member of the Young International Arbitration Group of the LCIA and Young Public International Law Group; as well as a mentee of Young ICCA Mentorship Programme (2018/2019) and Young ITA Mentorship Programme (2018/2019).