Board of Advisers

Partner, Aluko & Oyebode

1, Murtala Muhammed Drive

Ikoyi, Lagos


Babatunde Fagbohunlu, SAN is a Partner and Head of the Litigation, Arbitration and ADR Practice Group in Aluko & Oyebode. He specializes in commercial litigation and has litigated on extensive range of issues, including that pertaining to oil and gas, maritime, intellectual property, telecommunications, taxation, finance and banking, contracts, receiverships and insolvency, commercial law transactions and general litigation both at trial and appellate levels.

He regularly represents Nigerian as well as foreign and multinational clients in Ad Hoc arbitrations and arbitrations administered by arbitral institutions. He is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK and a member of the International Arbitration Institute (IAI) in Paris. He is also a member of the LCIA Court, serves on the Board of Directors of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) and chairs the Management Board of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC).

His expertise in arbitration is evidenced by his writings which include: (i). Arbitration in Africa: A Review of Key Jurisdictions (Sweet & Maxwell), 2016 – Co-Author with John Miles and Kamal Shah); (ii). ‘A Case for a Different Analytical Approach to the Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements: The M.V. Lupex in Perspective’ (2009) Vol. 1 Appellate Review page 81 and (iii). ‘The Principle of Limited Court Intervention Survives in Nigeria … But How Far Will the Courts Go?’ – Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2 August 2013

Babatunde Fagbohunlu, SAN is highly respected by his peers for his expertise in litigation and arbitration and was described by Chambers Global 2013 legal rankings as ‘hardworking and thorough’