Legal Luminary Profile: Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN


Moyosore Jubril Onigbanjo a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Notary Public obtained his LL.B in 1988 from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University and B.L from the Nigerian Law School  in 1989.  In September, 2013, the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, chaired by the then Chief Justice of Nigeria, the Hon. Justice Aloma Mukhtar GCON conferred on him with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

Mr. Onigbanjo SAN has vast and considerable court room experience in commercial litigation particularly in the areas of Debt Recovery, Breach and Enforcement of contracts, Companies Winding Up Proceedings, Aviation, Receivership, Marine claims, Arbitration and Oil and Gas. He has for the past twenty-three years participated extensively in commercial litigation in Nigeria.

He also has considerable appellate Court experience, having been privileged to successfully argue numerous appeals before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Nigeria. He also has experience in labour matters and has practiced before the National Industrial Court as well as the Miscellaneous Offences Tribunal. Many of the cases he handled have been widely reported in Nigeria’s foremost Law reports (Nigeria Weekly Law Reports).

Mr. Onigbanjo SAN is a member of both the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association. In recognition of his wealth of experience in commercial law practice Mr. Onigbanjo, SAN was appointed as a Council Member of the Nigeria Bar Association’s Section on Business Law on 30th March 2011 and re-elected 2014. In July 2012, he was also appointed by the Nigerian Bar Association as a prosecutor of disciplinary matters before the Body of Benchers and the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (both of whom are statutory bodies). He offered his services pro bono in this regard. He is also a member of the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association.

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Mr. Onigbanjo is also a keen golfer.

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