Tunde Fagbohunlu is a Partner and Head of the Litigation & Arbitration Practice at Nigeria’s largest and leading full-service firm Aluko & Oyebode. He specialises in commercial litigation and has litigated on an extensive range of issues, including that pertaining to oil and gas, maritime, intellectual property, telecommunications, taxation, finance and banking, contracts, receiverships and insolvency, commercial law transactions and general litigation both at trial and appellate levels.
Tunde has represented various clients including oil companies, telecommunication companies and banks both in litigation and arbitration proceedings. He renders legal advice on a wide range of commercial transactions. He also regularly represents Nigerian as well as foreign and multinational clients in arbitration and before arbitral institutions, such as the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC.
In 2020, the Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa recognised him as a leading individual in Dispute Resolution. He was ranked Band 1 in Dispute Resolution in Chambers Global 2020. He was described as “well known and highly regarded and has been involved in a lot of ground-breaking matters in the oil and gas industry”. Also, he has recognised as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in the 2020 IFLR1000 rankings.
Tunde’s expertise has been recognised in Who’s Who Legal 2020 where he was described as a “very established practitioner” who is widely regarded as “one of the best in Nigeria” for energy and natural resources matters, including related disputes.” He has been recognised in Who’s Who Legal 2020 as a Global Leader in Arbitration, Energy and Litigation. Also, he has recognised as a National Leader in Arbitration, Litigation, Energy, Natural Resources and Mining.
He is an exclusive recipient of the 2020 Client Choice in the Arbitration & ADR category (Nigeria) by Lexology and was nominated for the African Arbitrator of the Year Award at the inaugural African Arbitration Awards 2019.