The Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2021

www.finance-monthly.com 83 IGONIKON ADEKUNLE Partner at Templars Nigeria ABOUT IGONIKON ADEKUNLE Igonikon is a partner in the Dispute Resolution practice of the leading Nigerian law firm, Templars. She routinely appears as counsel in large commercial disputes before the major courts in Nigeria. She has also acted as counsel in a number of London and Lagos seated ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations. Her institutional experience includes cases conducted under the UNCITRAL, LCIA and Lagos Court of Arbitration Rules. Her practice spans across complex tax, energy, construction, financial services, and environmental disputes. Her career highlights include successfully representing a number of multinational corporations in court and arbitration against a major State-owned enterprise in Nigeria. She has also successfully challenged billions of dollars in tax assessments and rulings made against her clients by the Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service. Before joining Templars, she worked in the dispute resolution practice of another leading Nigerian law firm. She is a member of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre and International Law Association, Nigeria Branch. FIRM PROFI LE Templars is a full service law firm with the know-¬how to handle the legal needs of clients in Nigeria’s peculiar business environment. With offices in the cosmopolitan cities of Lagos and Abuja, Templars is strategically placed to offer top quality legal services to our clients in the major economic hubs of the country. The Templars ethos is predicated on our dedication to meeting the commercial objectives of our clients while providing qualitative legal services. As a team, we assist our clients in analyzing the risks involved in their transactions; and we mitigate and hedge those risks by strategising different types of risk management tools. At Templars, we pride ourselves on our sector strengths which cover diverse areas of the law including Corporate and Commercial, Energy and Natural Resources, Telecommunications. What we do At Templars, we pride ourselves on our sector strengths which cover diverse areas of the law including Corporate and Commercial, Energy and Natural Resources, Telecommunications, Foreign Investment, Banking & Finance, Shipping and Maritime, Aviation, Taxation, Commercial Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Project Finance. FINANCE MONTHLY LEGAL AWARDS 2021 DISPUTE RESOLUTION LAWYER OF THE YEAR LEGAL 2 0 2 1 AWARDS 2 0 2 1 CONTACT DETAILS T: 234 (1) 4611290 E: igonikon.adekunle@templars-law.com

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