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Babalakin & Co

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 3NigeriaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly active in the market, possessing notable experience in taxation, electoral and investment disputes. Frequently represents high-level clients from both within Nigeria and elsewhere, including an impressive track record acting for clients in the energy and natural resources sector.

Work highlights

Represented Bi-Courtney Highways Services in a suit against the Federal Government of Nigeria, challenging the termination of a design, build, operate and transfer agreement with the government for the construction of the Lagos–Ibadan Expressway.

Notable practitioners

Wale Akoni advises on class action litigation, among other disputes, and his work includes representing oil and gas clients. Sources describe him as "a respected advocate" and highlight his involvement in insolvency mandates.

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Nigeria

Dispute Resolution


Wale Akoni SAN
Band 3