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Jide Adesokan

T: +44 20 7809 2007 Email Jide | Vcard Office: London

Jide Adesokan Associate

Contact details

Jide Adesokan

Jide Adesokan
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2007 Email Jide | Vcard Office: London

Jide's practice encompasses advisory litigation and arbitration, typically but not exclusively in the energy sector. He has experience advising corporate and private clients in commercial disputes as well as clients within the energy, marine insurance and shipbuilding sectors. Jide uses his dispute resolution experience in providing advice to clients contemplating or seeking to avoid disputes.
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Jide has broad experience of representing clients involved in disputes arbitration and litigation. Owing to his experience, he regularly advises clients contemplating or seeking to avoid disputes. He has significant experience of English High Court litigation and institutional arbitration, having managed many cases as the lead/sole associate.

Jide's practice is focussed on the oil and gas, offshore energy, marine insurance and shipbuilding sectors. He recently spent four months on secondment with one of Europe’s leading oil and gas service companies, where he advised on several issues relating to offshore construction and the interpretation of FPSO lease & operation agreements. Jide regularly speaks at offshore energy conferences.

Jide is a member of Stephenson Harwood’s Africa team. He qualified as a barrister of England and Wales and has a Masters degree in Petroleum Law and Policy. Prior to joining Stephenson Harwood, Jide worked for two years as assistant legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, where he provided legal and administrative support to arbitration tribunals involving States and State entities, primarily under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. 

"Jide made significant contributions to our team with practical legal advice"
A leading oil and gas services company 2015

  • Dispute resolution
  • Marine and international trade

Leading hedge fund

Acting for one of Europe’s leading hedge funds in a US$35 million High Court claim involving allegations of breach of warranty under a share purchase agreement and fraud.

Syndicate of war risks insurers

Acting for a syndicate of marine insurers defending a US$​20 million High Court claim concerning the constructive total loss of a vessel.

Leading shipbuilder

Acting for leading Korean shipbuilder in arbitrations involving breaches of shipbuilding contracts.

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Syndicate of war risks insurers

Acting for a syndicate of marine insurers defending a US$​20 million High Court claim concerning the constructive total loss of a vessel.

Leading oil and gas services company

Advising in relation to FPSO construction contracts and FPSO lease and operation agreements. Participating in negotiations involving a US$​100 million claim.

Leading shipbuilder

Acting for leading Korean shipbuilder in arbitrations involving breaches of shipbuilding contracts.

More: Marine and international trade
  • Africa

Leading shipbuilder

Advising a leading shipbuilder regarding the implications of its joint venture with an African company.

Leading West African bank

Advising on the recovery of US$150 million from a high net worth individual and his group of companies.

African national oil company

Advising a leading national oil company in relation to its agreements with major operators and contractors.

More: Africa

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