Babatunde Sodipo

Babatunde A. Sodipo

Phone: +234-1-2771325


Babatunde A. Sodipo is a Partner in AJUMOGOBIA & OKEKE, a leading commercial law firm in Nigeria. He is also the head of the Dispute Resolution, Arbitration and ADR Group of the firm. Babatunde has over twenty-nine years’ post-call experience specialising in the resolution of various commercial disputes by litigation at various levels of the Nigerian court system and by arbitration. He specialises in product liability, environmental law, employment law, intellectual property and retail real estate. Babatunde has substantial experience in corporate commercial and compliance advisory on a wide range of matters, including the negotiation and drafting of industry specific agreements. He advises domestic and international clients in the energy, tobacco, aviation, banking, insurance and beverages industries. Babatunde was a member of the Review Panel established in 2007 by the Attorney-General of Lagos State, Nigeria, to review the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules. He is a Notary Public for Nigeria, an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K. and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association. Babatunde is a jurisdiction author, who contributed the Nigerian chapters of Getting the Deal Through – Product Liability 2011 – 2017 – an international annual report on Product Liability in 33 jurisdictions worldwide and Getting the Deal Through – Product Recall 2010 – 2012 – an international annual report on Product Recall in 28 jurisdictions worldwide.

Practice Areas

Litigation & Arbitration

Product Liability

Employment & Labour

Real Estate


Nigerian Law School (BL) 1988

University of Ife. (LL.B) 1987

University of Lagos. (LL.M) 1997

Professional Experience

Ajumogobia & Okeke ( December 1999 – Present )

Fani-Kayode & sowemimo (1988 -1999 )


NIgerian Bar Association

International Bar Association

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) Nigeria branch