Funmilayo Odude

Funmilayo is a Partner at Commercial and Energy Law Practice. She is an ardent dispute resolution practitioner as well as a corporate and commercial lawyer. She specializes in domestic and international civil and commercial dispute resolution.

Her experience spans over a decade and she has represented clients in various industries including oil and gas, power, banking, labour and employment, intellectual property, real estate, debt recovery and insolvency.

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigerian Chapter) and a certified mediator with the Lagos State MultiDoor Courthouse (LMDC).

She is a regular columnist for the Financial Nigeria magazine, a monthly publication on development and finance. She writes under the column ‘Law and Society; and was awarded columnist of the year at the inaugural edition of the awards in 2020.

She has special interests in media, human capital development and business development.

Awards & Recognitions
Who's who legal
Global and National acclaimed expert in energy and natural resources, 2012 till date
Leading Lawyer, Highly Regarded 2018

Leading Lawyer, Financial and Corporate 2016, 2017

Leading Lawyer, Energy and Infrastructure 2015
Expert guides
Energy Expert Guides 2017 – Leading Lawyer, Energy & Environment

Energy Expert Guides 2016 – Leading Lawyer, Energy
chambers and partners
Chambers and Partners Legal Award – Leading Lawyer, Oil and Gas 2017
Corporate LiveWire’s 2016 Innovation & Excellence Awards – Excellence in Energy & Natural Resources Law (Nigeria)
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