Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Ademola Akinrele is the Managing Partner, F. O. Akinrele & Co., born Ondo State, 3rd June, 1961; Education: University College, London LL.B (Hons.) 1982; University of Cambridge, LL.M. 1984; Admitted to the Nigerian Bar 1983; Associate of Chief Rotimi Williams Chambers 1984 – 1987. Co-Editor, Nigerian Legal Practitioners Review; Former Country Correspondent, Euromoney International Financial Practice Law Files 1990; Recipient of Award of Fifteen Legal Practitioners of Distinction in Nigeria by body of Nigerian Universities and Law School Students 1990. Editorial Board – Nigerian Legal Digest 1993. Former Secretary Oxford and Cambridge club of Nigeria 1997. Married in 1998 with two daughters. Elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria -1999, Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators-1999 Director Pier Pier Properties Limited 1999. Director Oando Plc-2000 Director Agip Plc 2001. Commodore Lagos Motor Boat Club 2002. Director Danos & Curole Marine contractors 2005.
Ademola Akinrele is a commercial advocate who traverses all aspects of Commercial Law and represents a variety of national and multinational entities before Nigerian Courts and international arbitral tribunals. He was described in the Chamber Global 2008 directory for international lawyers as follows:
The “cerebral and focused” Demola Akinrele is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) with vast experience in litigation law. A “forceful and persuasive” advocate, he has built up a reputation in aviation and maritime-related matters. One client enthused: “One of his most striking skills is his ability to combine his knowledge of the law with his extensive experience.”