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Koye Akoni

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Shipping & Commodities
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Shipping & Commodities - London (Bar)

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Koye Akoni  
Koye Akoni is a noteworthy junior who boasts an international commercial practice encompassing both wet and dry shipping matters.
Strengths: "Koye is fantastic. He is commercial and pragmatic." "He has the ability to grasp fine detail quickly."
Recent work: Acted for The Kingdom of Spain in the long-running case regarding the 'Prestige'. The dispute arose from the 2002 casualty, which caused significant oil pollution in Spain and France.
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Koye has an international commercial practice which encompasses all aspects of shipping, commodities, energy, aviation and general commercial disputes. He regularly appears as sole and junior counsel in arbitrations and in the High Court, and has also appeared in the Court of Appeal and Privy Council.

Prior to joining Quadrant Chambers, Koye worked in the litigation team of an oil major between 2012 and 2014. Since joining Quadrant Chambers in 2014, Koye has been involved in several high profile cases across his various practice areas including “The Atlantik Confidence” which is a landmark case in the Admiralty Court regarding the breaking of limits under the Limitation Convention 1976, “The Prestige” concerning the interplay between state immunity, jurisdiction and the enforcement of European Union judgments in England, and most recently, Selevision Saudi Company v beIN Media Group LLC which concerned the availability of counterclaims in arbitration claims commenced to enforce New York Convention awards.

Career

LLB, King’s College London, 2010 (First Class).

BCL, University of Oxford, 2012 (Distinction).

BPTC, BPP Law School, 2011 (Very Competent).

Personal

Visiting Tutor, King’s College London – Elements of the Law of Contract, and The Law of Trusts and Equitable Remedies.

Worked for two years in-house within the litigation team of an energy multi-national oil major.

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