Charles Adekunle
LL.B (University of Ilorin)
B.L (Nigeria Law School, Abuja)
Dispute Resolution
Financial Services
Technology, Media & Telecoms

Charles is a senior associate in the firm’s dispute resolution and corporate/commercial practice. He regularly advises local and international clients on a wide range of non-contentious and contentious commercial issues including complex contractual transactions, insolvency, technology, media, telecoms, and financial services. He is actively involved in transactional consultancy on contracts worth millions of dollars and regularly drafts boutique of contractual instruments to protect the interest of clients.

Charles has extensive practice experience and demonstrates superb understanding of commercial litigation as he has appeared before all the levels of courts in Nigeria representing clients in high profile civil and commercial disputes.

This superb experience and outstanding performance recently earned him a nomination as one of the best young lawyers in Africa.

He is an avid researcher and an energetic leader with a track of academic scholarships who combines speed with efficiency in delivering on client’s instructions and exceeding expectations. Charles is skilled in trial advocacy, legal research, case analysis and legal writing.

  • Adekunle C.O, Constitutionalism: A Pre-requisite for Sustainable National Development in “The Erudite: Journal of Leadership and Development; (EJLD, Vol 1, 2013, pg 161 – 175).

  • Adekunle C.O, “Impeachment through the Cases: from Adegbenro to Inakoju” (2014) The Jurist Consult, Ekiti State University Law Journal, Vol. 10, Pg. 109 – 118.

  • Adekunle C.O & Kolo-Manma J, “Perspectives on the Roles of Women in Leadership and Nation Building” in “The Erudite: Journal of Leadership and Development; (EJLD, Vol 2, No.1, 2014, pg 161 – 175).

  • Adekunle C.O, “Access to Justice in Nigeria: An Extrapolative Appraisal of its Socio-Legal Barriers” (2015) in “The Jurist” University of Ilorin Law Journal. (The Jurist, Vol 20, 2015, pg 283 – 307).

  • Adekunle C.O & Onakoya O.S “The Federal High Court of Nigeria: An Examination of its Territorial Jurisdiction via a vis Service of Court Processes” (2016) in “The Jurist” University of Ilorin Law Journal. (The Jurist, Vol 21, 2016, pg 184 – 204).

  • Adekunle C.O, “A Case for the Abolition of Trial within Trial in Nigerian Criminal Jurisprudence” (2017) in “The Legal Insight” International Journal of the Law Students’ Society, Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria. (The Legal Insight, Vol 1, 2017, Pg 179 – 187).

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law
  • Associate Member – Business Recovery & insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria
  • Nominee, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Lawyers 2020.