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About Chief George Oguntade (SAN, MCIArb))
Chief Oguntade, the Bamofin of Epeland, Lagos State, is a seasoned commercial Lawyer and Arbitrator. He graduated with honours in Law from the University of Southampton, England in 1986 and was admitted and enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1989. In 1998, he obtained a Masters Degree [LL.M] in Commercial Law from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He was appointed a Notary Public in 2003 and was conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria [SAN] in April 2010 in recognition of his excellence and distinction at the Nigerian Bar.
Chief Oguntade heads the Litigation and Arbitration Services units of his Firm, GMO LEGAL with over 30 years cognate experience and specializes in all aspects of commercial litigation at both trial and appellate Courts in Nigeria. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [UK] and has also served as Co-Arbitrator in a number of multimillion dollar commercial disputes. He has advised both private and public institutions on several infrastructural investment projects.
He was a Member of the Ogun State Judicial Service Commission from 2013 – 2019.