Nigeria: Aviation 2017

This year our research has identified 13 leading practitioners who are internationally recognised for their exceptional skill in the field of aviation, in areas including insurance claims, aircraft acquisition and regulatory matters.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Lawrence Fubara Anga AÉLEX, Lagos
2. Pekun Sowole JurisLaw, Onikan
3. Etigwe Uwa SAN Streamsowers & Köhn, Lagos

Two outstanding aviation practitioners have been selected from AÉLEX for inclusion in this year’s guide.
Founding partner Lawrence Fubara Anga is recommended by peers as being “excellent in transport matters”. He has represented numerous international airlines in high-profile cases, and is highly regarded for his impeccable knowledge of aviation regulatory compliance.
Adedapo Tunde-Olowu is a distinguished practitioner with a wealth of experience in dispute resolution, representing international airlines in areas such as passenger, cargo and baggage claims.

YOMI OSHIKOYA & CO also sees two esteemed aviation experts listed.
Otunba Yomi Oshikoya is a prominent figure in the market, with has longstanding experience handling complex carrier liability and insurance claims.
Taiwo (Oshikoya) Kola-Balogun comes highly recommended as a strong practitioner who excels in the aviation space.

With more than 20 years’ experience, Etigwe Uwa SAN of STREAMSOWERS & KÖHN is a pre-eminent practitioner in the region. He has extensive litigation and arbitration experience for a range of international companies and is regarded as an expert in Nigerian aviation law.

Adedoyin Afun at BLOOMFIELD LAW PRACTICE is internationally praised by one source for his “consumer-focused” and “hands-on” approach. He is highly skilled in aviation matters regarding aircraft leasing and registration.

Pekun Sowole at JURISLAW is a highly regarded aviation law practitioner with extensive experience in a range of areas such as aircraft acquisition and financing, regulation drafting and international airline designation. He is also recognised as a seasoned litigator, representing national and international airlines.

Folorunsho Majiyagbe of JB MAJIYAGBE & CO is praised by commentators for being “excellent in a very difficult jurisdiction”. He is a highly skilled expert in aviation claims and the Nigerian insurance market.

Lola Ikwuagwu at GEORGE IKOLI & OKAGBUE is a highly skilled practitioner with experience of aviation law. She is well respected for her handling of complex cases.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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