Dispute Resolution Practitioner
Tunde Ogunseitan is a dually qualified dispute resolution practitioner (UK and Nigeria) with practical multidisciplinary experience gained in both jurisdictions.
He has extensive dispute resolution experience in private international law, foreign investment, and commercial contract cases. The matters Tunde has worked on cover the full economic spectrum, from relatively straightforward sale of goods disputes to complex cases concerning state contracts for the development of significant infrastructure projects, and involve parties and arbitrators from around the world. He is an original thinker who brings valuable insight from his work in both private practice and at international institutions.
He formerly has led the Common Law jurisdictions team of the ICC Secretariat including the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Caribbean, Anglophone Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent for over 7 years. Prior to his time at the ICC Secretariat, he gained substantial experience from practice in several international law firms including Steptoe, Cadwalader and in-house from Zurich Financial, specialising in dispute resolution, asset tracing, maritime law insurance, structured finance and debt capital markets.
Tunde has also acted as administrative secretary in international arbitrations and regularly consults internationally for a variety of arbitral institutions, businesses and firms. He has shared his expertise through presentations and publications on diverse issues in dispute resolution, including arbitral procedure, private international law and international contracts.
He teaches alternative dispute resolution and international commercial arbitration at various universities and professional bodies in England and France. Tunde is admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
He is also a court member of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) and currently chairs the LCA Sub Committee on reviewing the LCA Rules.. He was founding member of the IBA 40 under 40.
He is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He graduated with a LLB from the University of Hull and a LL.M. in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton.