Litigation & Dispute Resolution

The F.O. Akinrele & Co. Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group has regularly represented parties in major trials in state courts, federal courts and Appellate courts in Nigeria.

Business entities and persons operating in Nigeria today face, more than ever before, an array of potential controversies, prosecutions and enforcement proceedings, relating to alleged business improprieties under increasing oversight measures by the Nigerian Government strongly influenced by international best practices.

The Nigerian legal and regulatory environment is now such that litigation can threaten a company’s very existence. Commercial disputes require detailed preliminary case appraisals and clear procedural strategies.

Such challenging times demand attorneys with the experience to counsel clients through difficult problems and the fortitude to bring a case to trial if that is the necessary course. F.O. Akinrele & Co. has the expertise in a wide range of substantive practice areas in which litigation services are provided.

The F.O. Akinrele & Co. Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group offers services in general commercial disputes and international arbitration. The practice focus of the F.O. Akinrele & Co. Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group include;

  • Regulation & Enforcement
  • Contractual Disputes
  • International Arbitration
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Anti-Corruption & Foreign and National Corrupt Practices legislation
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation
  • Media
  • Electronics
  • Telecommunications & Consumer Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • International Trade & Government Relations
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Antitrust/Competition Litigation
  • Advertising Law Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Anti-Bribery and FCPA Compliance and Defence
  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Appellate Litigation and Legal Issues
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services Enforcement and Litigation
  • Corporate Restructuring Litigation
  • Environmental Law Litigation
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation
  • International Litigation and Arbitration
  • Labour and Employment Law Litigation
  • Tort and Insurance Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation
  • Patent and Technology Litigation and Counseling
  • Tax Litigation
  • Pro Bono

The Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group is Led by Senior Advocates of Nigeria (Nigerian equivalent rank for QCs), our partners and senior associates are trial ready and trial tested in court proceedings and in the arbitration area, handling numerous contested proceedings every year.