…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.


OALP Dispute Resolution Wrap-Up 2022 and 2023 Outlook

In 2022, the dispute resolution space, as with other sectors in Nigeria returned to a semblance of normalcy after reeling from the inimical impact of COVID-19 as Nigerian Courts fully returned to physical sittings, though virtual sittings continue to be part of our judicial system. Indeed, it was a remarkable year in the dispute resolution space in Nigeria and globally, as we witnessed notable judicial pronouncements and enactment of statutory instruments which have significant impact on domestic and international dispute settlements.
We envisage that these decisions and instruments would continue to shape dispute settlements in this new year, 2023 and beyond. We therefore with much gusto present the Dispute Resolution 2022 Wrap-Up and 2023 Outlook which examines these decisions as well as highlight our projections for 2023.
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