…is well regarded for advising on complex disputes and criminal investigations in the finance, capital markets, power, and oil & gas sectors, as well as acting in IP cases and white-collar crime matters - Legal 500


At Olaniwun Ajayi, we prosecute and defend litigation matters for our clients in courts and tribunals within the country. We have a solid grasp of the Nigerian judicial system, winning landmark cases as a result and are regarded as one of the top defence lawyers in the country.


We work to ensure that disputes arising from the business and commercial activities of clients are resolved with minimal expenditure of time and resources by clients.

We recently represented the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Army at the Lagos Governorship Election Petition Tribunal and had the case dismissed.


Arbitration 2019 – Recent Trends | Taking Stock

2018 was an eventful year in the global arbitration space. Statistics show that London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong and Geneva are the five most preferred seats of arbitration. However, we expect to see more African arbitration institutions gain global visibility and get a fair share of the slice in 2019.

In this report, we highlight the key legal, regulatory and market developments in the global arbitration practice and provide a bird eye’s view into the prospective outlook on the market in 2019 from our vintage position.

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