Mofesomo  Tayo-Oyetibo

PROFILE

Mofesomo Tayo-Oyetibo

Mofesomo is a Partner at the Firm. He is a graduate of the University of Leeds and holds a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law from the University of Bristol. He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Mofesomo’s core area of practice is commercial disputes resolution and he has invaluable experience in the arbitration and litigation of a wide range of disputes covering the areas of banking, commercial crime, contracts, corporate insolvency, marine and general insurance, securities, shipping, and international trade and oil and gas. His work also includes providing advisory services to clients on the legal aspects of their entry into the Nigerian market or ongoing operations in the country.

Mofesomo is a prolific writer and commentator on arbitration, commercial law, and public interest matters and his writing is regularly published. He is an alumnus of the Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Southampton. Mofesomo is a member of several professional bodies such as the Nigerian Bar Association, Institute of Directors, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), International Council for Commercial Arbitration, Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Lagos Court of Arbitration, and the International Law Association, where he presently serves as the Chairman of the Young Members Committee and member of the Committee on International Arbitration of the Nigerian Branch. He is also a Fellow of Prime Disputes and is on the Panel of Neutrals of the Nigerian Communications Commission and World Intellectual Property Organization. Mofesomo sits on the Advisory Board of the Lagos Court of Arbitrators-Young Arbitrators Network and Interim Management Board of the Pistis Life and Leadership Institute.