Dispute Resolution

S. P. A. Ajibade & Co has a vibrant dispute resolution practice, with our proficient counsel handling diverse proceedings spanning the various trial and appellate courts in Nigeria, as well as local and international arbitrations, on the instruction of the firm’s domestic and global clientele

Our dispute resolution practise handles claims ranging from actionable and fraudulent misrepresentations, banking law, carriage of goods by sea air and land, company law, construction contracts, defamation, enforcement of foreign judgments, enforcement of shareholders agreements, hospitality contracts, insolvency practice (winding up, liquidations and receiverships), insurance law, intellectual property, international trade and foreign exchange, labour and employment, mining and quarrying, occupiers liability, privatization, real and personal property, public sector civil works contracts, securities law and practice and telecommunications.

We have conducted arbitrations under institutional rules such as the rules made by United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL Rules), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Rules), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), as well as under ad-hoc references. Several members of the firm are members of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom. 

Litigation is a key component of S. P. A. Ajibade & Co.’s dispute resolution practice. Our litigation team prides itself on the commitment to delivering first-class legal advice that saves our clients the cost and expense of avoidable litigation. Where litigation cannot be avoided, we focus on achieving timely and efficient results for our clients. Lawyers in the firm are qualified to appear before every court in Nigeria and some foreign jurisdictions and have access to extensive resources comparable to that of any other leading law firm in the country. Thus, apart from providing excellent technical advice, we are well placed to proffer solutions that allow quick resolution of complex commercial disputes.

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