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Nurudeen Emmanuel

Nurudeen Emmanuel is a Senior Associate and in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He has represented a broad range of clients in actions arising from complex commercial transactions, banking, taxation, real estate, criminal law and labour and employment disputes. He has provided legal representation at all levels of the court system in Nigeria and before administrative tribunals.

He has also advised several corporate bodies and individuals on labour and employment issues, criminal law and commercial transactions.

Nurudeen has handled several appeals at the appellate courts in Nigeria and he is a key member of the firm’s legal team in an ongoing banking dispute involving the sum of $700,000.00 (Seven hundred thousand United States of America Dollars).

He was a key member of the legal team that obtained a judgment in a banking-related lawsuit at the High Court of Lagos State where the sum of N75,000,000.00 (Seventy-five million naira) was awarded in favour of the firm’s client.

He was also a key member of the legal team that successfully defended a lawsuit for passing off where the Claimants brought a claim of N500,000,000.00 (Five hundred million naira) against the Firm’s client.

Nurudeen has also consistently positioned himself as a diligent litigator, skilled in oral and written advocacy and has always brought all his experience to the fore in the numerous matters, he handles on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Nurudeen is currently involved in the defence of a claim of N1,000,000,000.00 (One billion naira) regarding an intellectual property-related lawsuit at the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court and he is also currently working on a lawsuit at the National Industrial Court to recover N400,000,000.00 (Four hundred million naira) from a former employee who defrauded his former employer.

He is a routine researcher with a flair for critical analysis of statutes and decisions of superior courts of records in Nigeria and he is also a published author.


  • Lagos State University (LL. B)
  • Nigerian Law School (B.L)


  • Mediation Skill Training (LMDC)
  • Mediation Advocacy Training (LMDC)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)


  • Dispute Resolution
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Nigerian Bar Association- Section on Legal Practice
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
  • Institute of Transnational Arbitration
  • American Society of International Law (ASIL)


  • Emerging Legal Thoughts in a 21st Century Nigeria (Lambert Academic Publishing, Latvia) 2018;
  • Section 141 of the Electoral Act 2010 (As Amended): A Further Bottleneck in the Electioneering Process;
  • Attorney-General and the Shawcross principle: The Need for Review;
  • Efficacy of a Statutory Marriage in a Polygamous Family: The Paradox of the Marriage Act;
  • Giving Effect to the Order of the Lower Court: a Critique of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Kubor v Dickson.