Banwo Ighodalu Win’s LCA-YAN Commercial Arbitration Moot

Winner Law Firm, Banwo Ighodalo

The Lagos Court of Arbitration Young Arbitrators Network (LCA-YAN) held  its Inaugural International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Lagos Court of Arbitration. The LCA-YAN is an LCA-sponsored association for practitioners, students and young members of the arbitration community.

 The LCA-YAN Moot provided unique opportunities  for young practitioners and students to gain exposure to diverse issues in international commercial arbitration including emergency arbitration, joinder of parties and several other contemporary issues in international commercial arbitration.

The competition which had participants from several law firms including  AELEX, Aluko & Oyebode, Babalakin & Co., SPA Ajibade & Co., Streamsowers & Köhn, Punuka, Perchstone and Graeys ; Banwo Ighodalo amongst others was robust and very engaging.  Law students from tertiary institutions around the country also participated in the competition.

At the end of the one day competition, the law firm of Banwo Ighodalo emerged the winner of the LCA-YAN Inaugural Commercial Arbitration Moot 2017. Other winners are Chioma Duru of Strachan Partners who won the price of best advocate at the LCA-YAN Commercial Arbitration Moot 2017. John Ojelabi of the Lagos State University emerged best student advocate.


Banwo Ighodalo

Chioma Duru

John Ojelabi

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