a good listening ear, an attentive mind, and a meticulous and innovative legal advisor

Adekunle practices in our Corporate / Commercial Practice Group and Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group. He has carved out niche expertise about internal corporate structure and operations, in areas such as: company formation and restructuring; mergers and acquisitions; project finance; joint ventures; commercial transactions; and taxation.His experience and insights have been especially important to our clients in the real estate sector.

He has been an important member of our team in these noteworthy cases and transactions:

  • Successful defence of a financial institution at the Court of Appeal, and presently at the Supreme Court, on the propriety of paying stamp duties on deposits

  • Successful negotiation of the on-boarding of staff in a corporate entity to an outsourcing firm

  • Successful advice to a multi-national company on the propriety of payment of tax in two states where its staffs operate

  • Successful negotiation of a review of a bond trust on behalf of a state government in Nigeria

  • Legal support to the process of raising capital for a medical project worth US$ 82 million

  • Legal advice in the winding up of a company and the successful preservation of our client’s rights

  • Legal support to the successful takeover of company in the oil and gas industry

professional affiliations

  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K (Nigeria Branch)


  • University of Cape Town (LL.M., International Commercial Law)

  • Nigerian Law School (B.L.)

  • Ekiti State University (LL.B)

Adekunle pursues a challenging array of leisure activities. He is an ardent fan of Liverpool F.C. and also enjoys travelling, camping, hiking, swimming, karaoke, meeting people, and listening to music.

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