TEMILOLU N. ASHAMU
Education and Qualifications
LL.B, University of Kent
BL, Nigerian Law School
LL.M, International Dispute Resolution, UCL University of London
Solicitor of England and Wales
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Corporate Finance, Banking and Securities
Temilolu is an international lawyer, qualified to practice law in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. Since joining the Firm, he has garnered experience in commercial law, arbitration as well as civil and criminal litigation.
He has been part of the team of lawyers in a number of arbitral proceedings, most recently an arbitration involving the Federal Government of Nigeria leading to an award of approximately N52 billion in favour of the client. He regularly advises local and international clients on diverse aspects of Nigerian law. He has also represented firms operating in the capital market in various margin trading disputes involving billions of Naira before all superior courts in Nigeria, as well as other tribunals and has also been involved in the negotiation of very complex commercial transactions on their behalf. Recently, he was part of the team that successfully defended a 2015 electoral return in Nigeria at both the Election Petition Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.
Temilolu has solid experience in drafting and reviewing commercial agreements and has written legal opinions on behalf of clients on diverse areas of law including foreign investment, taxation, banking & finance, labour law and real estate among others types of commercial transactions.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Member, Nigerian Bar Association
Member, Law Society, UK
Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), UK
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