Babatunde J Fagbohunlu SAN

Babatunde J Fagbohunlu SAN
1 Murtala Muhammed Drive
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+234 1 462 8360 / +234 803 402 0537
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Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Arbitration

Babatunde Fagbohunlu is a partner and head of the litigation, arbitration and ADR practice group in Aluko & Oyebode. In December 2008, Tunde was conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) by the Nigerian legal practitioners privileges committee (the Nigerian equivalent of Queen’s Counsel).

Tunde regularly represents Nigerian as well as foreign and multinational clients in ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations administered by arbitral institutions. He has also acted as an arbitrator at several ad hoc arbitral tribunals as well as an LCIA arbitral panel. 

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, the London Court of International Arbitration (African Users Council), the International Arbitration Institute (IAI) in Paris and the LCIA Court. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK and chairs the Management Board of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC).

His publications on arbitration include: Arbitration in Africa: A Review of Key Jurisdictions (Sweet & Maxwell, 2016; co-authored with John Miles and Kamal Shah); “A Case for a Different Analytical Approach to the Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements: The MV Lupex in Perspective” (2009; Vol. 1, Appellate Review, page 81); and “The Principle of Limited Court Intervention Survives in Nigeria… But How Far Will the Courts Go?”  (Kluwer arbitration blog, 2 August 2013,

WWL says: Sources “warmly endorse” Babatunde J Fagbohunlu SAN for his skilful representation of clients in complex international arbitrations across areas such as tax, maritime and oil and gas.

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