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Funke has extensive experience in admiralty law, shipping & marine insurance law & litigation, shipping registration, cabotage registration & compliance, ship finance & securitisation and international trade law & commercial arbitration. She specialises in maritime transactions including matters such as, cargo loss and damage claims, collisions and other maritime casualties, commercial litigation before trial and appellate courts all over Nigeria. In addition, Funke is a seasoned arbitration practitioner acting as counsel and as an arbitrator in a number of references.
Funke Agbor is a Senior Partner and the head of the Shipping and Dispute Resolution Group of ACAS-Law. Funke holds an LLM from the University College London and was called to the Nigerian bar in 1982. In 2016, she was elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Her active participation in the development and formulation of policy in the Nigerian maritime industry has contributed to her acknowledgement as an authority in the industry. Funke serves as a resource person for the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Annual Maritime Seminar for Judges for example.
She is a member of the International Bar Association and serves as the General Editor for the Nigerian Journal of Maritime Law.
Dentons ACAS-Law (Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor & Segun)