Dispute Resolution

 

Our team of lawyers provides expert advice and representation to clients on litigation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Our firm is involved in various matters spanning insolvency, election petition, matrimonial causes, recovery of premises, probate, employment/labour, maritime and aviation disputes.

 

OUR NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS

  • Partnered with another law firm to represent a state government at the Supreme Court in SC. No. SC/20/2008 between Attorney General of Lagos State V. Attorney General of the Federation & 35 others: a landmark constitutional case on the legality of the Value Added Tax Act Cap VI, LFN, 2004.
  • Successfully defended a winding up petition on behalf of the respondent in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/408/10 between Bank PHB Plc V. Vono Products Plc.
  • Secured a favourable judgment and settlement of properties in favour of a client in a highly contentious divorce case.
  • Successfully defended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Petition No. NA/LEGH/EPT/L/9/2011 between Cosmas I.B. Okoli & ANOR V. Ganiyu Tunji Olukolu & ORS.
  • Currently involved in the recovery of over N6 billion from a Nigerian Bank. The sum being the proceeds the bank realized from the illegal sale of 241,579,284 units of shares (in a first generation bank) belonging to a client.
  • Successfully secured the release of the MT ‘Blue Gas’ in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/542/10 between the owners of the AHT ‘Divine Mercy’ V. the MT ‘Blue Gas’.
  • Successfully defended the release of MT ‘Awero’ and MT ‘Blue Gas’ at the Court of Appeal in Appeal No.CA/L/999/10 between Aracruz Trading Limited V. Caverton Marine Limited (owners of the MT ‘Awero’ and MT ‘Blue Gas’).
  • Successfully represented the plaintiff in a highly contentious matter on similarity of company names in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/76/2012 between Biswal Industries Limited V. Biswal Limited.
  • Successfully represented a respondent (a distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria) at the National and State House of Assembly election petition tribunal in Petition No.NA/ LEGH/EPT/L/15/15 between Mrs. Olabisi Ayodele Salis & ANOR. V. Bareehu Olugbenga Ashafa & ORS.