Afolarin Awosika

Afolarin Awosika

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Afolarin is an associate in Stephenson Harwood’s international arbitration and commercial litigation practice groups. He has experience in high-value international arbitration and multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation.

Afolarin has represented states, state entities and large multinational companies in international arbitrations conducted under the rules of the major arbitral institutions, including the LCIA, ICSID and ICC, in disputes arising from a range of industries including oil and gas, construction and telecommunications.

He has also represented clients in English High Court proceedings, particularly in relation to obtaining interim injunctions in support of foreign and arbitral proceedings and the enforcement of arbitral awards.

Afolarin was seconded to the firm’s Dubai office, where he advised clients in the energy industry on international sanctions compliance and represented a client in a multijurisdictional dispute involving the purchase of gas oil in Nigeria.

Afolarin has contributed to publications on arbitration in Africa, the Global Arbitration Review, Practical Law Arbitration Blog and Practical Law’s arbitration case updates.

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