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    OLALEKAN ABDULLAH ASHAS  currently heads the Litigation Practice Unit at the Lagos offices of Matrix-Solicitors LLP. 

     

    ‘Lekan graduated from the Lagos State University, Lagos in the 99th percentile as the 2nd Overall Best graduating law student in 2007 and also, with a 2nd Class (Upper Division) at the Nigerian Law School, after which he was called to the Nigerian Bar. ‘Lekan deeply enjoys the Law and hopes to teach it sometime in the future – perhaps also, within the Academia – and towards the fulfillment of that, he is presently pursuing postgraduate studies in Law at the University of Lagos.

     

    A consummate and astute litigator with appearances straddling all courts up to the Supreme Court of Nigeria, ‘Lekan adds to the Firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice, a wealth of experience garnered over several years of core litigation exposure working with Senior Advocates of Nigeria. He regularly represents both private institutions as well as government Agencies, Departments and Ministries in General Civil and Commercial Litigation, Maritime and Admiralty actions, Labour and Employment actions, Secured Credit Transactions, Criminal actions (Prosecution and Defence), as well as Election Petition cases.

     

    ‘Lekan is pivotal to the Firm’s team currently pursuing a claim actively, for c.US$270 million on behalf of the Firm’s client in Litigation and international commercial arbitration proceedings.

     

    Practice Areas: -

    He has been involved in and consistently advises represents clients in matters relating to:

    • Commercial Dispute Resolution
    • Employment & Labour Claims
    • Personal Injury Claims
    • Maritime: Arrest and Release of Ships
    • Election Petitions


    Professional Memberships

    • Nigerian Bar Association
    • West African Bar Association
    • International Bar Association


    EMAIL :   Lekan Ashas
    TELEPHONE :+234 (1) 280 6783
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