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7th Floor, Marble House,
1 Kingsway Road,
Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (+234-1) 4617321-3
Fax: (+234-1) 4617092

Email: oorewale@aelex.com
Web: www.aelex.com

Mr. Orewale is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He has practiced extensively before all the superior courts of record in Nigeria on matters relating to labour and employment, capital markets,telecommunications, contracts, tax, banking and finance, auditor’s negligence, partnership, shareholdersrights and insolvency.

He also renders advisory services to financial institutions, corporate organizations, government agencies and multinational companies on business restructuring and turnaround, mergers and acquisition, scheme of arrangement and compromise, winding-up, receivership and bankruptcy.

He is a member of Nigerian Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) and International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International).

Mr. Orewale holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria, 1996 and a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) from University of Ibadan, 2004. He was admitted to practice law in Nigeria in 1998.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Practice:

We have one of Nigeria’s largest and most experienced commercial litigation and dispute resolution practice groups. The department is headed by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria with over 30 years experience, and comprises other highly skilled practitioners who always seek creative solutions to disputes.

We focus on helping clients to manage risk in all areas of their businesses. We are skilled in resolving disputes whether by way of litigation, mediation, arbitration or expert determination. Keys areas of strength of our litigation practice are contractual disputes, receiverships, insolvency and corporate restructuring claims, professional negligence, intellectual property, competition, real estate particularly in construction and engineering issues, financial fraud, debt recovery, expropriation, insurance claims, tax matters, employment, libel, product liability, class action matters, immigration, multiparty litigation, probate matters, trusts, transport, specifically in areas of aviation, admiralty and maritime. The department also offers support to all other practice groups within the firm.

ǼLEX litigation group represents corporations, partnerships, airlines, banks and individual entrepreneurs in commercial, financial and business litigation of all types. Recently, we represented a major tobacco manufacturing company on a product liability claim made by the Federal Government and four local State Governments. We are currently advising a multinational oil exploration company on a $200m arbitration with an offshore contractor. We are also representing an offshore client in series of first ever mass torts/medical recoupment claims brought by State governments against manufacturer.


ǼLEX a full service commercial and litigation law firm. It is one of the largest law firms in West Africa with offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja in Nigeria and Accra, Ghana.

ǼLEX is the only law firm in West Africa that can provide seamless and integrated legal service in several commercial centres within the region.

We merge local legal expertise and presence, political and industry wide connections with an appreciation of global standards and demands.

In today’s highly competitive and rapidly changing business environment it is survival of the fittest, the strongest and the smartest. We are interested in your business – we want to know more about it, to help you plan, maximize rewards, mitigate and possibly eliminate risk, help you identify options; solve problems, overcome obstacles – achieve your goals. We want to serve you better so that you survive when others fail, prosper when others falter.

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