Adedolapo Akinrele, SAN

Adedolapo Akinrele is a key contact on energy matters. Clients praised his “excellent and thorough” research skills, which ensure that “even potential problematic areas are brought up”. And also a practitioner who “knows his stuff” and is “always intent on providing good service”. Chambers and Partners 2008.

Practice Group

Energy & Natural Resources, Transport Law and Infrastructure & Telecommunications

Practice Focus

Adedolapo is the Managing Partner in the firm.
He leads the Maritime, Aviation & Transport Law, Energy & Natural Resources Law and Infrastructure & Telecommunications Groups of the Firm. He possesses extensive experience in conducting litigation within these practice groups.

Admission

Nigerian Bar 1987
Senior Advocate of Nigeria 2006

Education

Clifton College, Bristol, England, (1979-82) Graduated from University College London (1986), Life Member Bentham Club, University College, London

Publications

  • Authored Nigerian Oil and Gas Law: (OGEL) Publications (2005) endorsed by Professor Thomas W. Wälde, Jean Monnet Chair for EU Economic and Energy Law, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, CEPLMP Dundee, Scotland UK
  • Consulting Editor to Professor Piero Bernadini of Luiss University of Rome’s. “ENI Encyclopaedia of Hydrocarbons”
  • Co-Author Country Contributor to “International Project Finance and PPPs” (Kluwer Law) – 2010/2011

Professional, Associations and Memberships

  • Editorial Board, Oxford Journal of World Energy and Natural Resources Law (JWELB)
  • Editorial Board, Oil Gas & Energy Law (OGEL)
  • Consultant to Adam Smith International

Leadership Positions

  • President of the Lagos Polo Club 2009.