Olufunmi Oluyede

Olufunmi Oluyede
Office:
D96 Landbridge Avenue
Victoria Island
City:
Lagos
Country:
Nigeria
Tel:
+234 806 655 3669

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Arbitration

Olufunmi, whose formative years and early education took place in London, England, was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1986.

She is a co-founding/pioneer partner of TRLP Law and currently coordinates all facets of the firm’s operation. She is involved in foreign joint venture/partnership arrangements, business formation, negotiations, and high-profile arbitral and mediation proceedings locally and transnationally, on behalf of the firm’s most prominent clients, who include major corporate global organisations.

A recipient of the much-coveted Judge Bola Ajibola Award for International Commercial Arbitration (2003), Olufunmi is a member of both the Nigeria and UK Chartered Institutes of Arbitrators and has served meritoriously as tutor in the former. She has since played a germane role in the establishment of ADR as a component unit of justice administration in all jurisdictions.

Olufunmi serves on the council of the International Bar Association (IBA) legal practice division as well as the newly inaugurated IBA diversity council. She is adviser to its women lawyers’ interest group and the African regional forum.

As a distinguished member of both the American Bar Association (ABA) international law section and the Nigerian Bar Association, Olufunmi fervently facilitated the emergence of the existing memorandum of cooperation between these associations in 2008 and has since held various high-ranking offices in both organisations. 

Olufunmi is a life fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF) and the ABF ambassador to the ABA international law section.

She was recently appointed secretary-general of the renowned International Alliance of Women. She is a life member of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and a prominent member of the African Women Lawyers Association.

WWL says: Olufunmi Oluyede is an impressive arbitration practitioner who provides over 30 years' insight and expertise across a range of industries.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Nigeria which can be purchased from our Shop.

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