Attended Bayero University Kano between 1998 and 2004 and Nigeria law school Victoria Island Lagos between 2004 and 2005 where he bagged his LL.B Hons (Common and Islamic Law) and BL respectively. He started practice in the Law Firm of Abdullahi Ibrahim and Company from November 2005 in Kaduna; he worked in the Head Office of the same Law Firm for a year in the course of the mandatory National Youth Service Corp from 2006 to 2007. He joined The Chambers of Mohammed Shuaib in 2008 and in 2009 he went to the University of Abertay Dundee in the United Kingdom where he obtained a Master’s in Business Administration with specialization in Energy and Petroleum in November 2010. Mashood also obtained an LL.M (Energy Law & Policy) for the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom in November 2013.
In the course of practice, he has extensively drafted intricate documentation, written numerous legal opinions on commercial law, Electricity, Oil and Gas law as well as on constitutional matters. Mashood regularly handles cases at the High Courts and Court of Appeal. He is an expert on Energy Law and Policy, loan negotiation, Islamic law and is very experienced in Litigation, arbitration, conciliation and mediation. Mashood is a fellow of the Corporate Administration Institute of Nigeria, He is also member of International Bar Association, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) Houston, United States, Energy Institute United Kingdom, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators London, International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum and the Scottish Oil Club.
AREAS OF INTEREST:
Advocacy ● Energy Law and Policy ● Regulatory issues ● Islamic law ● Legal Aspect of Public Debt Management ● Drafting ● Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation ● Arbitration ● Insurance ● Investment Arbitration ● Banking and Telecommunications Law.