Dapo is a partner in the dispute resolution practice group at AÉLEX. His practice is focused on resolution of disputes relating to foreign direct investments, tax, transportation, mining, and banking and finance matters. He has over 27 years' experience in commercial litigation and arbitration and has acted as counsel or as arbitrator in several disputes. He has practised extensively before all the superior courts of record in Nigeria.
He advises clients from around the world on direct or portfolio foreign investment and legal issues relating to insolvency, receivership and corporate liquidation. He represents international flag carriers in matters ranging from passenger, cargo and baggage claims to insurance disputes.
He is recognised by Legal 500 EMEA (2015) as having "extensive experience in commercial litigation and arbitration."
He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association, the International Bar Association and the London Court of International Arbitration (African users' council). He is on the Kigali International Arbitration Centre's panel of international arbitrators.
Dapo graduated from the University of Benin in 1987 and holds a Master's of Laws degree (LLM) from the University of Lagos (2003). He was admitted to practise law in Nigeria in 1988, and in England and Wales in 2009. He was appointed a notary public in 2006.
WWL says: Adedapo Tunde-Olowu is recommended for "his pragmatic and considered approach" and is described as an "industrious" practitioner.
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