Tunde Ogunseitan FCIArb
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. He is an original thinker who brings valuable insight from his work in both private practice and at international organisations.
He formerly has led the Common Law jurisdictions as Counsel of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) including the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Caribbean, Anglophone Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent for over 7 years. Prior to his time at the ICC, he gained substantial experience from practice in several international law firms including Steptoe and Johnson, Cadwalader and in-house from Zurich Financial, specialising in dispute resolution, asset tracing, maritime law, insurance, structured finance and debt capital markets.
Tunde 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 is also a teaching fellow in alternative dispute resolution and international commercial arbitration at various institutions in England and France. He is currently a trustee of ODRAfrica. Tunde is admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of its Professional Development Advisory Group and teaching faculty. He was a founding member of the IBA 40 under 40. 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.