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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Adekunle Obebe is recognised as one of the most prominent immigration lawyers in the country thanks to his extensive knowledge of compliance and related regulatory matters.


Adekunle is recognised as one of the foremost Nigerian lawyers in immigration, employment and labour matters and is frequently sought after as local counsel for large international companies. He is said to be the “the first port to call” and has a “long standing reputation” in the market (Who’s Who Legal: Nigeria 2014). Adekunle advises multi-national corporations, Fortune 500 companies, high net-worth individuals and Nigerian companies on issues relating to regulatory compliance with particular reference to expatriate and Nigerian employee work authorisation.

Adekunle is a certified global mobility specialist and a regular speaker at Nigerian and international conferences and seminars on regulatory compliance and emerging corporate immigration issues in Nigeria. He also was a member of the executive leadership committee (EMEA) of the Worldwide ERC, the workforce mobility association.

Since 2009, he has been recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Nigeriainter alia, as a reliably good lawyer who formulates inventive solutions. Adekunle is also highly knowledgeable in commercial litigation and arbitration, and tax.

He is the managing partner and chair of the firm’s dispute resolution, immigration and tax employment and labour practice groups.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

He studied at the Ogun State University (LLB) and the Nigerian Law School (BL).

He was admitted to the Bar of Nigeria.

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