Boonyameen is a seasoned lawyer with extensive experience in high value commercial litigation and arbitration. He regularly advises clients on various aspects of the law. He also pursues and defends claims and petitions at the courts of first instance and resulting appeals up to the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He routinely represents Oil and Gas multinationals on various disputes. Boonyameen also has vast experience in Land title claims and revocations in Nigeria.
Boonyameen manages the firm’s practice in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria part of which entails spearheading the firm’s engagement with government agencies on behalf of its multinational and indigenous clients regarding complex regulatory compliance issues. He is also at the forefront of the firm’s effort in monitoring bills and laws passed by the National Assembly and advices clients on the impact of new laws and regulations on their businesses.
Acted as part of a team in collaboration with two major International law firms as Counsel-both in arbitration and litigation, for an International Oil company in respect of a dispute worth over US$7.5 Billion dollars.
Acted as part of a team of lawyers that represented a state Government at various election petition tribunals including at the appellate court.
Acted as part of the team of lawyers to Nigeria’s Primary Oil and Gas Corporation in several matters relating to both litigation and arbitral proceedings - particularly, a transaction involving a total of over US$300 Million.
Acted as one of the team of lawyers to a Consortium in respect of disputes arising from the construction of the US$250 Million, Airport Terminal under a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) transaction.
Acted as part of the team of lawyers to the Federal Capital Territory including a N13 Billion contractual dispute with a major construction company.
Acted as part of the team of lawyers that represented a Federal Government parastatal before the House of Representatives Committee on Finance on their Fiscal Obligations to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Acted as part of the team of lawyers that advised one of the major International Oil companies at a hearing before the National Assembly on a petition submitted by some of the oil producing states in the Niger-Delta.
Acted as part of the team of lawyers that advised a major multinational Oil company in an extra-jurisdictional suit over the dispute with host communities involving a multi-billion dollar claim.
Acted as part of the team that consulted for a Ministry on the Nigerian Gas Master Plan.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Member, Nigerian Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
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