Dr Timi Austen-Peters
Principal Partner  ::  timi@austen-peters.com

Dr 'Timi Austen-Peters is a Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria having qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1986. He has worked as a Barrister and Solicitor in various jurisdictions; both in a strictly-legal capacity and advisory roles.

He has been extensively involved in the activities of various capital markets and the pension industry of Nigeria. He specializes in the management and regulation of investment assets, and has made several presentations and authored many writings including an authority on the custody of financial assets.

He has worked as a lawyer for the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland, and for a leading commercial law firm in Lagos. Immediately before forming Austen-Peters & Co., he worked as a Legal Consultant to the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

Dr. Austen-Peters has an impressive catalogue of academic qualifications including a doctorate in law from the University of Oxford, an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge and an LL.B. from the London School of Economics (LSE).

His core areas of competence include pensions and securities transactions, telecommunications as well as various aspects of international law.