‘Funke Adekoya SAN is a partner at AELEX in Lagos, Nigeria. Her practice focuses on litigation and arbitration. She represents both local and transnational parties as counsel in both domestic and international arbitration proceedings within Nigeria and abroad and has acted in numerous disputes as either - party appointed Arbitrator, Sole Arbitrator and Presiding Arbitrator. She is a member of the LCIA African Users Council and the Nigeria’s ICC National Committee; and is listed on the ICDR Energy Arbitrators List, the panel of neutrals of the Lagos Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and the Nigerian Communications Commission. She lectures regularly on arbitration law and procedure and has been approved by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators as a Tutor at the Associate to Fellowship Course level.