Dispute Resolution, Litigation & Arbitration

Dispute Resolution, Litigation & Arbitration

We understand the legal system; we can help you navigate the risks and put your best case forward

As disputes become increasingly complex, especially in emerging markets where regulations are tightening and the stakes are getting higher, we have the confidence of our Clients to proactively mitigate their risks and bring disputes to a close in the most time efficient and cost-effective way.

We have earned our reputation for being one of the leading dispute resolution firms in Nigeria with an innovative and Client focused practice. We have represented indigenous and multinational corporations, governments, financial institutions, foreign investors, regulators and high net-worth individuals on sensitive and high profile commercial and regulatory disputes.

Litigation

We manage litigation and regulatory enforcement actions by drawing on the extensive and varied experience of our team to give our Clients strategic and creative solutions within the legal system.

Our team comprises Senior Advocates of Nigeria (QC equivalent) and lawyers with decades of courtroom experience on disputes across highly regulated industries like banking and financial services, telecommunications and energy. We have represented a wide range of clients in several disputes of national importance leading to landmark decisions at the Appellate Courts.

Our goal is to help our Clients avoid disruptive litigation where possible; but when inevitable, they can trust us to marshal our resources to achieve the best possible representation.

Published Books

  • Kenna Partners, Brief Insights: A Selection of Milestone Cases (CCLD 2018)
  • ‘Folake Solanke SAN & Fabian Ajogwu SAN, Oral & Written Advocacy: Law & Practice: Traditional & Modern Trends in Advocacy (CLDS 2016)
  • Fabian Ajogwu, Fair Hearing (CCLD 2011)

Arbitration

We assist our Clients make informed decisions about pursuing arbitration or other alternative procedures to resolve their disputes.

Our team is comprised of Fellows, Members and Associates of leading arbitration institutions including the Lagos Court of Arbitration and London Court of International Arbitration. We are proficient in handling all phases of the arbitration life cycle, including pre-arbitration and post-award litigation proceedings.

Published Books

Fabian Ajogwu SAN, Commercial Arbitration in Nigeria: Law & Practice (CLDS 2016)