SHERIFF ABIODUN ADESANYA ESQ
is a bright and tenacious lawyer with a flair for innovative ideas. He attended the prestigious Bradfield College, Berkshire, England where he completed his A-levels before gaining admission to the University of Exeter where he graduated with a Second Class Upper after which he went on to the Nigerian Law School and passed his Bar Finals.
He also has a Masters of Laws (LL.M) in Commercial and Corporate Law from Queen Mary, University of London and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Leicester.
His Doctoral thesis is concerned with the reform of the regulation of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. He is a seasoned litigator having successfully argued matters both at the Trial and Appellate Courts and even against Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
He has also been involved in the recovery of billions of naira for various Client’s in Nigeria including, but not limited to, Sterling Bank Plc, Unity Bank Plc, Wema Bank Nigeria PLC, NITEL Plc (In Liquidation) to name but a few. He is also a regular face at the National Industrial Court, where he has appeared and argued for both employees and employers on countless occasions.
He also took part in the subsequent out of court settlement resulting from the Landmark Supreme Court Decision in the case of Longe V. First Bank of Nigeria PLC (2010) 6 NWLR (pt 1189) 1 S.C.
Mr. Adesanya is an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos branch and also a member of the International Bar Association.
He is also a member of the Centre for Consumer and Essential Services (CCES), United Kingdom which combines legal and social policy expertise to explore the effects for consumers of regulation and provision of essential services.
Till date, the CCES has carried out research and consultancy work done projects for Which?, Consumer Focus, E.ON and UNISON (the Public service union) amongst many other.
Areas of Practice
- Civil Litigation & Insolvency
- Telecommunications Law,
- Regulatory Compliance,
- International Commercial,
- Civil Litigation - Conflicts of Law,
- Property & Conveyance,
- Commercial & Corporate Law,
- Labour Law