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Lawal is a key Associate in the Firm’s Dispute Resolution and Tax practice groups.
He is a double First class holder from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo state and the Nigerian Law School.
He graduated top of his class from Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo state where he received the Faculty of Law Prize for the best graduating Student and the Nigerian Law School, where he received the Director General Prize for First Class.
Lawal is a dedicated and focused legal advisor with hands-on experience in Tax, Disputes, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration as well as general commercial law issues.
He holds a Master of Laws degree in Civil Law as a David Daube Scholar from the University of Oxford, with specializations in taxation, corporate finance law, financial regulation, and technology law.
During his time at Oxford, he served as a volunteer researcher with the Oxford pro bono publico and is currently a mentor on the Oxford University Africa Society mentorship scheme and the legally engage mentorship program.
He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Association of Young Arbitrators, the Oxford Fintech, and Legal Society and has been admitted as an associate member of the Chartered Institutes of Arbitration (UK).
Prior to joining Templars, he interned at a Lagos based firm and also served as an Administrator with the Akungba Law Clinic in Ondo State.