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Olaniwun Ajayi LP

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 2NigeriaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded firm, credited with performing top-tier commercial arbitration work for a number of global institutions, as well as integral work in litigation across Nigeria. Remains a popular choice for multinationals with interests in Nigeria. Ably represents clients in the financial sector, advising on a wide variety of contentious mandates involving issues relating to debt, asset recovery, insolvency and white-collar crime.

Strengths

According to interviewees, "they are incredibly quick, they are incredibly professional and they are always looking after the best interests of their clients."

Sources say: "They have demonstrated immense knowledge and capacity in the area of maritime law disputes."

Work highlights

Advised the Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service on the recovery of Federal Government taxes due from the operations of the Seadrill group of companies.

Notable practitioners

Khrushchev Ekwueme possesses experience acting for government, as well as banks and oil and gas companies. He is active on a range of arbitration and litigation mandates.

Sources say of Konyinsola Ajayi : "His reputation precedes him with respect to dispute resolution. He has an extremely gentle mien and an extremely deep intellect in terms of issues of the law, and he does his research." His work includes acting for energy companies and banks.

Seye Opasanya is respected by interviewees for his advocacy, and is active on receivership disputes and securities matters. He acts for banks and financial institutions, as well as oil and gas companies.

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Overview

Our Dispute Resolution practice group has developed a reputation for its ability to actively manage technically challenging, complex and multi-faceted litigation matters on behalf of a wide spectrum of corporate clients.

The team has handled a number of recent high profile cases in Nigeria, and also actively participates in international commercial arbitration in major cities around the globe. Our approach is characterized by a strong preference for solving difficult commercial disputes as quickly and efficiently as possible and we routinely deploy our vast expertise to provide creative and commercially sensible solutions which are aligned with our clients’ business objectives.

With two Silks in chambers, we have a strong reputation in the Nigerian courts, and our advocates are well regarded for their innovative and clear-minded attitude to interpreting and applying established principles.

Our clients find our multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to litigation to be invaluable, as it enables us to provide commercially driven, technical representation to our clients on matters across all areas of the law. Equally, our pro-active approach ensures that we help our clients to find the most cost-effective path to dealing with, mitigating and, where possible, avoiding the emergence of expensive regulatory and commercial disputes.

Dispute Resolution

Olaniwun Ajayi LP

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Location

The Adunola

Plot L2, 401 Close

Banana Island

Ikoyi

Lagos

Lagos

Nigeria

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Nigeria

Dispute Resolution


Khrushchev Ekwueme
Band 4
Konyinsola Ajayi SAN
Band 2
Seye Opasanya SAN
Band 3