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Funke Adekoya

Position: Partner & Head of Arbitration Practice Group, AELEX


Her appointments have been both ad-hoc and institutional under the LCIA, ICC and ICSID rules, where she has acted as sole, party appointed or chaired arbitral panels in disputes arising out of shareholder agreements, commercial contracts, licensing or joint venture arrangements in the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors.  She is a Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and was a past Chairman of the Nigeria Branch. She is ranked in Chambers Global and in Who’s Who Legal Arbitration, is listed on the Chairman’s Panel of Arbitrators at ICSID and is currently a member of the ICC Africa Commission.

International Arbitration Appointments

No. of international arbitration appointments 15
No. of those as chair 4
No. of those as sole arbitrator 3
No. of those as wing-arbitrator 8
No. of those appointed by arbitral institutions 10
No. of those that were ad hoc arbitrations 5
Names of African co-arbitrators Kamal Shah
Names of arbitral institutions involved ICSID, LCIA, ICC
Appointing authority involved in the ad-hoc arbitrations? Yes
Names of appointing authority in ad-hoc arbitrations Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria Branch
Where did you sit? Kenya, Washington DC, France, Nigeria
Under which applicable laws and rules? English law, Nigerian law; ICSID rules, LCIA rules and ICC rules

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