DAFE AKPEDEYE SAN, OFR, FCI.Arb
Dafe Akpedeye is the Managing Partner of Compos Mentis Chambers. The learned silk has over 32 years of legal practice experience under his belt, from Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation to a record-breaking performance in Oil, Gas and Energy Law.
Among other prestigious positions held, he has served as the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Delta State, Nigeria. (2007 -2009). He is an Accredited Tutor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2000 -Date), a Senior Law Lecturer, Delta State University, Nigeria (1997 – Present) and the Founding Partner of Compos Mentis Chambers. He has also been recognized by the Federal Republic of Nigeria, having received the rank Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (OFR) in 2014.
He is an expert in Banking Law particularly in the areas of Banking regulation, cost of Bank Capital as well as Electronic payments; issues and trading in securities, with an outstanding success rate in litigation including civil, criminal cases, the local enforcement of Foreign Court Orders and Judgments, resulting in the attaining the zenith of the profession, Senior Advocate of Nigeria.