TUNDE BUSARI, SAN

Managing Partner

TUNDE BUSARI, SAN

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Tunde Busari, SAN is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria as well as the Managing Partner in the law firm of AKINWUNMI & BUSARI and the Head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of the firm. He has  practiced as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria for over 26 (twenty six) years, and  has acquired over the years skills and expertise in the prosecution of civil and commercial matters in the various law courts up to the Supreme Court level.

Tunde is also a practicing domestic and international Arbitrator and Mediator. He has successfully facilitated and acted as counsel in the resolution of disputes through Arbitration and various known means of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is also listed with the Lagos Multi-Door Court House, Nigerian Communication Commission Arbitration Scheme, the Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Lagos and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, UK.

 

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED:

  • B.Sc. Political Science (Ife) (1984)
  • LL.B (Ibadan) (1988)
  • LL.M (Lagos) (1997)
  • Called to the Nigerian Bar (1989)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Attached to the Borno State Ministry of Education, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria (1984 – 1985)
  • Counsel in Babalakin & Co, Legal Practitioners (1990 – 1993)
  • Director, Trans Nigeria Assurance Co. Limited, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (1999-2003)
  • Partner in AKINWUNMI & BUSARI, Legal Practitioners (1993 till date)
  • Special Assistant to the Hon. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (February 2006 – June  2007)
  • Director, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) (2006-2007)
  • Special Assistant to the Hon. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (April 2010 – June 2011)
  • Director, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) (April 2010-June 2011)

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Immediate Past President, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, U.K
  • Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K
  • Chartered Arbitrator
  • Member, Nigerian Bar Association
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN)
  • 2nd Vice Chairman, Nigerian Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K
  • Member, Steering Committee of the Lagos Multi-Door Court House (LMDC)
  • Member, Insol International; International Federation of Insolvency Practitioners
  • Member, International Property Law Association of Nigeria
  • Member, Pan African Council- London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • Member, Negotiation and Conflict Management Group, Lagos
  • Member, National Committee on the Reform and Harmonization of Arbitration and ADR Laws in Nigeria
  • Member, National Committee on the Reform and Harmonization of Road Traffic Laws
  • Member, National Working Group on the Reform of investment Laws in Nigeria
  • Representative of AKINWUNMI & BUSARI in the Professional Practice Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry