Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms

Our Principal Partner

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The Principal Partner of our firm, Mrs. Josephine Akinwunmi, FCIArb, CEDR (UK) Accredited Mediator, SCMA Mediation Advocacy certified trainer, holds a Bachelor of Law (LL.B. Hons) degree from the University of Lagos and is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association. Prior to obtaining the Law degree, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B. A. Hons) Degree in Languages (Russian and English) from the University of Lagos.

Mrs. Akinwunmi is also a trained Human Resource Practitioner with vast experience spanning over twenty (20) years, in Training and Industrial Relations. Her combined functions saw her involved in negotiations between the Management and the Union. She was at various times part of a team that managed the training, HR and welfare of over 200 staff without any serious incidence of Industrial unrest.

She is on the Panel of Neutrals and a Faculty member of the Lagos Multi Door Court House. Her passion for Mediation has seen her involved in a number of cases which have been successfully handled.

Josephine is an active member of the International Chamber of Commerce, Nigeria (Commission on Arbitration and Mediation) and was a member of the two sub committees that successfully launched the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris 2012 Rules of Arbitration and the Mediation Rules in Nigeria in 2014.

Mrs. Akinwunmi, known for her high sense of commitment, diligence and Integrity is also a Notary Public for Nigeria.

There are other Partners and Associates that work with our firm in various capacities.