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Olabode Olanipekun

Firm: Wole Olanipekun & Co.
Country: Nigeria

Practice Area: Litigation

  • God’s Grace House
    94, Norman Williams Street
    South West Ikoyi, Lagos
Bode specializes in different areas of the firm’s core competence with expertise in litigation covering different sectors of the economy as lead and co-counsel across trial and all appellate courts in Nigeria. His experience include domestic and cross border commercial disputes and disputes relating to constitutional and statutory interpretation. He has also played significant roles in many intricate pre and post election disputes including acting as lead counsel for the elected candidate both at the Nigerian Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in the challenge to 2015 Governorship election in Lagos State (the commercial capital of Nigeria). Combined with his expertise in litigation is also experience representing different clients in transactional work involving complex multi party transactions. He advised on the acquisition of the largest locally owned vessel for subsea Oil and Gas operations in sub-Saharan Africa. He has represented different clients as counsel in Commercial Arbitrations under various rules and is listed in 2016 as a Global Law Expert in Arbitration. In addition and to enhance his practice and firm roles, he constantly engages in competence upgrade including participation in the Advanced Masters Class in Negotiating Oil and Gas Contracts at the CWC School of Energy, United Kingdom and the Harvard Law School Leadership in Law Firms Executive Course.

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