Dispute Resolution & Litigation


Our Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice represents clients in a broad spectrum of contentious and semi-contentious matters.

Kenna Partners lawyers use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques to assist clients to settle disputes in optimal ways that ensure success. Our Dispute Resolution practice include civil litigation, mediation, and arbitration. Our Dispute Practice includes well experienced trial lawyers and two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) (Q.C. or S.C. equivalent) with combined litigation experience of over twelve decades. Our lawyers are highly regarded for their expertise in complex cases in commercial and civil disputes, aviation, banking, financial services and trusts litigation, regulatory investigations, and labour disputes.

The Firm drives its Dispute Resolution practice with the active research and representative work of several of its members, some of whom are Fellows of leading arbitration institutions, including the Lagos Court of Arbitration, London Court of International Arbitration, Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators, and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (United Kingdom). With experience as counsel and as arbitrators in numerous arbitrations, our lawyers are able to provide advice on the comparative advantages, including costs, of conducting arbitrations under different sets of seats, places and rules. This enables clients to make informed decisions on pursuing arbitration, other forms of dispute resolution, or settlement. Our lawyers have represented governments, multinational corporations, regulators, banks, and telecommunication companies in several high profile disputes leading to landmark decisions of the courts and appellate courts.