Funke Adekoya SAN

Awards & Recognitions

In 2022 Chambers Global ranked Funke Adekoya in Band 1 for Dispute Resolution – Nigeria saying

“Funke Adekoya is an esteemed lawyer who is highlighted for her arbitration work. She garners further market recognition for her commercial litigation work, and is particularly prominent in representing oil and gas clients. She's a very good barrister.”

Nigeria’s Lawyer of the year 2022

“Extremely respected arbitrator” and a “Superstar in Nigeria.”

Chambers and Partners Africa

Lagos-based Funke Adekoya is a leading dispute resolution lawyer in Nigeria, with experience acting as counsel in many high-profile international arbitration cases. She has an outstanding international reputation and is regularly appointed to sit as an arbitrator.
Funke is really impressive and really knows her stuff about arbitration.

She's an extremely well-respected arbitrator.

Chambers Global

Africa-wide Spotlight Table on arbitrators, 2022


A leading name in the Nigerian arbitration space.

Who's Who Legal

Funke is simply excellent.

Friends & Peers
" She is brilliant at presenting and excels in crude-related disputes.
Who's Who Legal
Arbitration 2022

Funke Adekoya is described as one of the dominant figures in major disputes and is commended for her pragmatism. In the words of one client, "you know you're getting sound, good advice from her, based on experience, not just theory.

Funke Adekoya SAN at AELEX in Nigeria is known as “a most reliable and impressive counsel”, representing both local and transnational clients in domestic and international proceedings.