Akinwunmi Salawu, MCIArb (UK), Notary Public

Akinwunmi is Head, Commercial Disputes Resolution group with over 20 years’ substantial expertise in regulatory and commercial litigation, arbitration, and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for a wide range of commercial and governmental clients. He is a graduate of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. Akinwunmi has worked in almost all the geo-political zones of Nigeria and his practice experience cuts across different courts and tribunals from Magistrate courts to the Supreme Court.

Akinwunmi is a member of the Board of Directors of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC), as well as a member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (Nigerian branch). He was appointed a Notary Public in 2009.

Core Practice Areas
Arbitration & Mediation, Commercial Litigation, Trade Union and Labour Matters, Insurance, Immigration.


Nigerian Law School
Obafemi Awolowo University

Membership of Professional Bodies

International Bar Association (IBA)
Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
Nigerian Maritime Law Association
Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC)


International Bar Association Newsletter
Notice Of Public Policy (Committee 12 Newsletter)
Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium–sized Enterprises
International Finance Corporation (IFC) (Contributor)