Lawrence Atsegbua is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Benin, Nigeria. He is a consultant to several international organisations on Petroleum and Environmental Law. He teaches Oil and Gas Law, Environmental Law and Administrative Law. He has authored several books including: Oil and Gas Law in Nigeria: Theory and Practice 3rd Edition (2012), Environmental Law in Nigeria with Professor V. Akpotaire and Dr F. Dimowo, and Law of Tort with Professor Violet Aigbokhaevbo, etc. He has published extensively in reputable journals.