Ahmed Bannaga Founder and Partner

Ahmed is a member of the Chartered institute of Arbitrator of London holding the title of MCIArb. He graduated from SOAS, University of London with LLM in Dispute & Conflict Resolution where he specialized in international arbitration. He is now the Representative of the Sudanese Bar at the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England & Wales (SRA) of London and managed to get the SRA approval for the Sudanese lawyers to entre Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme without any preconditions to be qualified as a Solicitor in the jurisdiction. He has been credited as an arbitrator in the most known arbitration centres in Sudan, the Arab Centre for Arbitration & the Sudanese Arbitration and Conciliation Centre.  Lately, Ahmed has been appointed as a lecturer at the University of Medical Science of Technology  - Faculty of Law.

 

Ahmed represented many clients such as Omdurman National Bank, Ba'boud Company for Trading, and many other international companies. He also represented clients major cases against Bank of Khartoum ( a subsidiary to Dubai Islamic Bank), The Security & Intelligence Service, Qatar Charity.

 

He is at the top of the legal compliance section at PECK an agent and representative to four British Universities; University of Nottingham, University of Reading, SOAS, University of London, University of Sheffield where he represents PECK at the Universities and represent the universities in Sudan.

 

Ahmed has been assigned by Sudanese businessmen to represent them in international contracts abroad in many countries that have been funded by many international bank such as the Arab Bank for Development in Africa, the OPIC Fund For international Development – Vienna and the Saudi Fund for Development – Riyadh KSA. He has been selected as ILFA Lawyer in 2017 for their flagship programme taking place in London and Dubai. ILFA is a known organization “International lawyers for Africa” and seconded to King & Wood Mellesons (MENA) LLP – Dubai- UAE. He was working directly under the managing Director Mr. Tim Taylor QC. He later joined Quadrant Chambers – London- UK under the supervision of Mr. Chirag Karia QC

 

Ahmed also has interest in cases of public liberties and constitutional rights were he submitted constitutional claims and petitions to the constitutional court and other institution to enhance and avail inconsistency of laws to the main pillars of the constitution. He also published articles in the newspapers regarding the wrong and weak practise of the courts and the governments in addition to the Bar.

 

 

Published Articles:

 

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Conference and Forums Participations:

 

  • BANNAGA, Ahmed “ The 2016 Arbitration Act: Unclear Future” – Speaker at the Arbitration Act 2016 and the Implications on the Engineering Sector Forum, Engineers Society, 1st March.2016, Khartoum-Sudan.
  • BANNAGA, Ahmed “The Attitude of the Sudanese Courts to Arbitration” – Speaker at the 2 nd SOAS Arbitration Conference in Africa, Rethinking the Role of Courts and Judges in supporting Arbitration in Africa, 22 nd -24 th June.2016, Lagos-Nigeria.
  • BANNAGA, Ahmed “The Development of Sudanese Future Leadership: The investment in Human Capabilities” – Speaker at the 3rd Diaspora International Conference, The critical role of Diaspora in international scientific cooperation with the country of origin, University Square Stratford – London, United Kingdom, July 2016.
  • BANNAGA, Ahmed – Chair the Peace & Security Session at the 3rd Diaspora International Conference, The critical role of Diaspora in international scientific cooperation with the country of origin, University Square Stratford – London, United Kingdom, July 2016.

 

Ahmed Contact: ahmed@banfab.com.sd

 

Mutwakil Al-Fadlabi Motasim ALNOUR Marwan Suliman Ali A. Jabar Mohammed Y. Amr Elhassan Sayer J. MARJI Mohammed ISHAG Omer A. M. DAFALLAH Abdel-Hameed ABDALLA Abdol Haleem Ahmed