JONATHAN O. FABUNMI (PROFESSOR)
Jonathan Fabunmi is the Firm’s Principal Partner. He obtained his PHD from University of Birmingham; U.K. in December 1971 and was appointed a Professor of Law in October 1981 by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He has litigated matters involving securities and corporate law. He has also handled legal issues arising out of Oil and Gas, Patent Licensing Agreements, Unfair Competition and Trade secret claims, Government Contract claims, Concession agreements, Commercial contracts, Personal injury and Products Liability cases, and a variety of breach of contract claims involving complex technical and accounting issues. He has handled arbitration matters here in Nigeria and overseas either as arbitrator or as counsel.
He is a prolific author, his publications includes Equity and Trust in Nigeria; Indigenisation Law as a means of Economic Control: the Nigerian experience; The Legal Framework of National Control of Mineral Oil Resources in Nigeria; Government regulation and Control of Banks Legal Perspective; Trade and Investment Legislation in Nigeria.
Over the last three decades, Prof. Fabunmi has contributed immensely to the advancement of legal education both in Nigeria and abroad. He was a visiting scholar to Harvard Law School U.S.A.; Marx Plant Institute, Hamburg in Germany and the Institute of Advanced Legal studies London. He taught International Commercial Arbitration, Commercial and Consumer Protection Law amongst others at postgraduate level for more than two decades and was a panelist at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington, U.S.A representing Nigeria.
Oil and Gas
International Commercial Arbitration
Trusts and Estate
Called to Inner Temple (U.K.) February 1967
Admitted to practice in Nigeria. (1968)
Honourable Society of Inner Temple London
Nigerian Bar association
African Law Association Germany
Chartered Institute Of Arbitrators London
The Petroleum and Mineral Law Society U.K
ICC Institute of International Law and Practice, Paris
Nigerian Group (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators U.K)