Partner, Stephenson Harwood LLP, United Kingdom
Jide is a partner in the international arbitration team and the Africa group at Stephenson Harwood. His practice is focussed on arbitration and litigation across a broad range of sectors including shares and asset acquisitions, shareholder disputes and offshore energy, particularly in Africa where he has significant experience. He has acted as counsel in arbitration proceedings under various institutional rules including LCIA, ICC and SIAC, as well as in ad hoc proceedings. Jide is dual qualified as a barrister and solicitor in England and Nigeria, where he worked for a leading arbitration practice. Jide also worked for two years at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, providing legal support to arbitral tribunals in disputes involving States and State entities.