About Barrister Soalabo W. West
He attended the prestigious Nigerian Military School Zaria, the Rivers State University of Science and Technology and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and subsequently admitted to practice as a Solicitor in the Senior Courts of England and Wales, UK. He holds a Master of Laws degree from the foremost university in Africa, the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
As part of a team, he has advised the Federal Government of Nigeria in different capacities particularly in the privatization of public enterprises. He is currently a Partner at the law firm of Metropolitan Partners (www.metrolawpartners.com).
As a social entrepreneur he sits on the Board of several not-for-profit organizations and is currently Chairman at the Center for Environment and Capacity Building.
Soalabo is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the Law Society of England & Wales, the International Bar Association, the
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.
Soalabo is married with 3 children and operates out of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He plays golf and loves to support new businesses start up and weak ones get back to their feet.