Opeyemi Longe

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Opeyemi is an Associate in White & Case's International Arbitration group in London. His practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration.

Prior to joining White & Case, Opeyemi was an Associate in the dispute resolution practice of a leading commercial firm in Nigeria, during which he represented multinational corporations and financial institutions in litigations and arbitrations in Nigeria.

Bars and Courts
Nigeria Bar
England and Wales
Education
BCL
Balliol College, Oxford University
BL
Nigerian Law School
LLB
Adekunle Ajasin University
Languages
English
Yoruba

Experience

Representing a consortium of employers in an ICC arbitration arising from an EPC Contract regarding the construction of LNG Plant;

Representing a state-owned entity in relation to a dispute arising out of a FIDIC Red Book contract for the construction of road and water tanks;

Advising a Nigerian gas company in relation to an arbitration arising from a dispute on take or pay obligations under a Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement;*

Representing a multinational oil and gas company in a litigation before the Nigerian court on alleged under-declaration of crude oil export.*

*Matters prior to working for White & Case