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Simon Ejiofo Ossai

SIMON EJIOFO OSSAI
CMIOSH, FIIRSM, FRSPH, MCIArb, MIIAI

Simon is a dual qualified senior risk consultant and a dispute resolution professional with industry experience, including technical, as well as a legal background in health and safety, construction law, international arbitration, and construction adjudication. He has advised clients within the oil & gas, maritime, natural resources, facility management, M&E, telecommunications, manufacturing, and corporate sectors. More recently he was involved in five international arbitration cases valued at 45 million USD and 5 million Swiss Franc.

At Epinots, he heads up and develops all aspects of the construction health, safety and environment practice to provide solutions to key stakeholders in the construction and engineering sector throughout the UK and Africa. Portfolio includes legal/regulatory and contractual compliance, advising on Codes of Practice, Guidance, industry best practices, EHS civil claims and prosecutions, enforcement notices, leading on complex incident investigation, safety by design, preparing expert reports and evidence for court proceedings and arbitrations, providing strategic and operational risk management solutions, training and assessment of professional qualifications and providing thought leadership.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Health and Safety
  • Environmental Management
  • Dispute Resolution (Arbitration & Construction Adjudication)
  • Health and Safety Training
  • NVQ Assessment (Construction & Engineering)
  • Audit
  • Expert Witness and Reports

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

  • MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution – Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College, University of London
  • LLB(Hons) Law – BPP University Law School London
  • Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice (level 6)
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  • NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Pontifical Urban University Rome – Latin Diploma                                                              

APPOINTMENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chartered Member Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 
  • Fellow International Institute of Risk and Safety Management
  • Fellow Royal Society of Public Health
  • Member Institute of Industrial Accident Investigators

LANGUAGES

Igbo – Fluent | English – Fluent| French – Basic