His practice is focussed on resolution of disputes relating to Foreign Direct Investment, Tax, Transportation, Mining and Banking and Finance matters. He has many years experience in commercial litigation and arbitration and has acted as counsel or as arbitrator in several disputes. He has practised extensively before all the superior courts of record in Nigeria.
He is currently representing a national oil company in a dispute arising from the divestment of its shares in a Nigerian company that holds 40 percent interest in an Oil Mining Lease. He is also representing a subsidiary of a major US company at the Court of Appeal in a breach of contract claim in excess of $5,500,000 United States dollars.
He advises clients from around the world on direct or portfolio foreign investment and legal issues relating to insolvency, receivership and corporate liquidation. He represents international flag carriers in matters ranging from passenger, cargo and baggage claims to insurance disputes.
Dapo graduated from the University of Benin in 1987 and holds a Masters of Laws Degree (LL.M) from the University of Lagos (2003). He is a
of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (UK) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association, the International Bar Association and the London Court of International Arbitration (African Users' Council). He was appointed a Notary Public in 2006.
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