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Tunde Adesokan

Senior Associate


Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Tunde is a dual-qualified seven-year Senior Associate (England & Wales and Nigeria). He advises companies, banks, ship owners, insurance companies and other institutions in the shipping, energy, and commodities sectors, as well as other sectors in which HFW operates. He regularly acts for ship owners, charterers, and national and international oil companies on a wide variety of transactions and cases both at the English High Court and in arbitration.

Tunde has dual English and Nigerian nationality and works between London, Lagos, and HFW locations worldwide. Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2005, Tunde worked on a variety of African-related disputes and transactions with HFW before taking a 2016-2017 sabbatical to move to Nigeria and take the Nigerian Bar Examinations. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2017.

He has a unique and significant understanding of the West African business and legal landscapes, having advised clients on a number of transactions and disputes both in London and in the West-African sub-region.

Tunde is currently based in Nigeria on secondment to top Nigerian law firm ACAS-Law which has a particular expertise in energy, offshore, and shipping.

Tunde is qualified in England and Wales.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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