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Managing Partner

Mr. Michael A. Sunbola - LLB (HONS),LLM,BL, MCIArb (UK)

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Michael Sunbola is the Managing Partner of Pundit barristers & Solicitors. Obtains his Masters degree from the University of Lagos. He is debt recovery expert and an arbitration practitioner with a grounded knowledge in arbitration and mediation proceedings; he has wide range of experience in Commercial Litigation, Commercial Arbitration, Commercial mediation, Criminal litigation, real property and maritime law.

He is a member of Several professional bodies which include ; Chartered Institute of Arbitration -MCIArb (UK), Member of the Lagos Court of Arbitration. (LCA), Member of Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (MAAN), Member of the Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN), He is also a Certified Mediator of the Lagos Multi-door Court House(LMDC) ,Member of Institute of Trade Finance Management and Practice of Nigeria -TFMPN and currently preparing for an advanced certification by taking the Fellowship Examinations in the Chattered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K).

He his actively involved in the team of defence of major high profile Bank C.E.Os from the High Court to the Court Appeal and also with vast experience in the defence of financial crimes. Michael has written articles and acted in similar capacity in seminars on diverse areas of the law with emphasis on Arbitration, Taxation, Shipping and Maritime Law.

In his bid to give back to the society, he founded Lagos Food Bank Initiative (LFBI), an NGO established to advance the cause of the extremely indigent people and feeds thousands of less privileged families in Lagos and its environs especially vulnerable women and children.

Education:
LLB (Hons) University of Lagos
BL: Nigerian Law School
LLM: University of Lagos