Fayo Adeleye, Head of the Firm’s Dispute Resolution Group, obtained his degree in Law from the Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University), Nigeria. Fayo is a seasoned litigator and mediator, known for his passion and creative approach at dispute resolution. He is experienced in the field of commercial litigation, cross border mediation, negotiations as well as complex corporate and commercial transactions.
Fayo frequently advises clients on disputes arising out of equity investments, financing agreements, shareholder agreements and real estate. He has acted and represented clients up to the apex court in Nigeria in a series of landmark law suits and is a clients’ preference for representation in complex transactions and multi-party suits including an $84 million construction dispute involving parties in one of Nigeria’s largest off shore developments. Fayo has also led several pro bono efforts within the firm.
Fayo is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and a CEDR Accredited Mediator.