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Jide Adesokan

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

Awards

International arbitration

International arbitration

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Jide Adesokan Partner

Contact details

Jide Adesokan

Jide Adesokan
Partner

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

Jide's practice is focussed on dispute resolution, including arbitration and litigation, across a broad range of sectors such as share purchase agreements, asset acquisitions, shareholder disputes and various aspects of offshore energy. Born and raised in Nigeria, Jide has significant experience of African disputes and is frequently involved in large ticket African transactions.  He has acted as counsel in arbitral proceedings under various institutional rules including LCIA, ICC and SIAC, as well as in ad hoc proceedings. He enjoys finding practical solutions to complex disputes.
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Jide is dual qualified as a solicitor and barrister in England and in Nigeria, where he worked for a leading arbitration practice. Jide also worked for two years at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, providing legal support to arbitral tribunals in disputes involving states and state entities.

  • 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.

More: Dispute resolution

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

Awards

International arbitration

International arbitration

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

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