Tolu Obamuroh

Associate, Paris



Tolu Obamuroh is an Associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. His practice includes international commercial and investment arbitration.

Prior to joining White & Case, Tolu was the Associate General Counsel of the Lagos Court of Arbitration, where he was responsible for case management and dispute resolution of the Court. He has also worked in a commercial firm in Nigeria, during which time he was involved in high profile transactions in Nigeria.

Tolu was recently co-chair of Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration). He was named in the Rising Stars Category (40 under 40) of the Nigerian Legal Awards in 2016 and 2018, and a recipient of the Africa’s 50 Most Promising Young Arbitration Practitioners 2020 Award by the Association of Young Arbitrators (AYA Africa).

Bars and Courts
Nigeria Bar
Columbia Law School
Nigerian Law School
Obafemi Awolowo University


Representing a European construction company in an ICC arbitration regarding the construction of a hydroelectric project in Chile.

Representing an Eastern European State in an Energy Charter Treaty case relating to investments in the country's natural gas sector.

Representing one of the parties in an ongoing ICC arbitration regarding the construction of the Panama Canal in Panama.

Representing a West African State in an ICC arbitration regarding the construction of a hydroelectric power project in the country.