Our Senior Associates, Dupe Dabiri and Stanley U. Nweke-Eze have been individually and internationally recognized as outstanding and promising lawyers.

Dupe has been recognized as a Rising Star in the 2020 Edition of the Legal 500, an independent international research organization that conducts comprehensive research, assessing law firms in over 150 jurisdictions. The Rising Star category recognizes standout performers (associates) whose legal accomplishments are being noticed, and are building their reputations in the market. She is one of the three senior associates recognized in the Nigerian Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice area.

Stanley has been recognised as one of Africa’s Most Promising Young Arbitration Practitioners by the Association of Young Arbitrators (AYA), an association of young African arbitration practitioners under the age of 40, which seeks to provide a platform for its members to meet, exchange ideas, and learn from peers and more experienced arbitrators.


Stanley is a member of our Dispute Resolution Practice Group, focused on complex commercial and public law litigation, international commercial and investment treaty arbitration and public international law.

He holds a Law Degree (1st Class Honours) from Nnamdi Azikwe University; a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law from the University of Cambridge and another Master’s Degree in International Economic Law from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to practice in Nigeria and the State of New York.


Dupe is a member of our Finance and Energy & Projects Practice Groups.

She has extensive experience advising a broad range of clients including project sponsors, corporates, banks, funds and other financial institutions on diverse transactions including project and structured finance, energy and other infrastructure projects, corporate restructuring and insolvency, mergers & acquisitions, concessions and Islamic finance.

She holds double Upper Second Class Degrees from the University of Lagos and the Nigerian Law School.