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Partner at Simmons Cooper Partners | Nigeria
Dapo Akinosun is the Managing Partner at SimmonsCooper Partners. Dapo heads the Energy & Infrastructure practice, and is a key member of the Dispute Resolution team.
Dapo litigates a wide range of civil and commercial disputes in trial and appellate courts and represents clients in arbitration proceedings. He has also been involved in some of the most interesting election petition matters in Nigeria. Dapo has carved a niche in energy law, providing guidance in many aspects of the energy and natural resources sectors. He has presented several papers and featured as panelist in energy conferences in Nigeria and across the globe. He has also published insightful articles, and is a regular guest on National television programmes, where his expert analysis and opinion is always sought.
As Head of Energy and Infrastructure Practice at SimmonsCooper Partners, Dapo has advised corporate players across all levels of the energy sector, in ensuring optimum effectiveness in their activities and investments, as well as regulatory compliance. He regularly assists investors in constructing compliance programs, negotiating contracts, preparing legal documentation and representation in dispute resolution where necessary.
He is a member of the Chartered institute of Arbitrators UK, American Bar Association, International Bar Association, and Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.