Tunde Ogowewo

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Tunde Ogowewo

Country: UK

King’s College London


Tunde has served as arbitrator in numerous International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the London Centre of International Arbitration matters at the instance of Asian and African sovereign states, arbitral institutions, and commercial parties. He has also acted as expert in the World Bank’s International Centre for Investment Disputes (ICSID) in investment disputes. In addition, he is a Member of Court, Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LCIAC).

The Supreme Court of Nigeria in Citec Intl Estates Ltd & Ors v Francis & Ors, (2021) LPELR-53083(SC), cited his work. In 2018 in Centre For Oil Pollution Watch v NNPC, [2018] SC 319/2013, the Supreme Court described him as an “erudite scholar”. Hamblin J in the Commercial Court of England and Wales in Meridien Sas [2012] EWHC 87 (Comm) – described as “eminent”. His academic work on reform resulted in the striking down a VAT statute in Fiji. Koroi v Commissioner of Inland Revenue and Attorney General of the Republic of Fiji [2001] Civil App. 78/2000S (reported in the New Zealand Administrative Law Reports [2003] NZAR 18) cited by Justice Gates.

He teaches Mergers and Acquisitions in the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, University of London and has Visiting Professorships at NYU Law School (Hauser Global Professor) and the National University of Singapore (NUS). He has advised the UK Government as a member of the Roundtable of Expert Stakeholders by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills on aspects of Takeover Regulation.

Tunde is a Barrister (Middle Temple), Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of Nigeria. He attended London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and King’s College London, University of London (Phd).