About the lawyer

Akintola parades a wide range of experience cutting through all spectra of dispute resolution in diverse sectors of the Nigerian economy. He has been integral in sensitive and landmark pre-election and post-election matters, including as a core member of the President’s defence team following the 2019 Nigerian presidential election.

He offers deep experience in representing and managing the litigation portfolio of various Oil & Gas majors, multinationals, Federal Government ministries, agencies and parastatals, blue-chip corporate institutions and high net worth individuals.

Akintola has conducted proceedings across the hierarchy of conventional courts and tribunals within Nigeria and has acted as Counsel for the Federal Republic of Nigeria and before the Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Community Court), where he acted for the Federal Republic of Nigeria. With an avid interest in advancement of the law, good governance and social stability, he writes articles and makes media interventions and contributions on topical issues of legal, political and social-economic concern. He also speaks at notable conferences, trainings and seminars.

LLB – Ekiti State University, Nigeria
Nigerian Law School

Professional memberships:
Nigerian Bar Association
Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

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