Araba Obodai

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Araba Obodai is a District Judge on the Northern Circuit ( North West Region) and sits at the Manchester Civil Justice Centre as one of the nominated Chancery District Judges. She is also a Judicial College Tutor. Prior to her appointment she was formerly a partner in the Commercial Litigation Department at Manchester law firm Wacks Caller, (now part of Pannone which has in turn been largely acquired by the international law firm, Slater & Gordon) where she specialised in technical and complex Chancery and Commercial litigation. Araba became the first black President of the Manchester Law Society in 2000 and only the third female to hold the position at that time.

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