Fisayo is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and a duly licensed and admitted Attorney of the State of New York. She has extensive experience in complex oil and gas and construction disputes. Additionally, she has represented several clients in high-value international arbitrations and litigation matters in the Middle East, Africa, North America, and Europe.

Fisayo is based in Mantle Law’s UAE office.

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Fisayo Fawehinmi

Recent Projects

Acting for a Nigerian manufacturing services company against an Indian multinational process and project engineering company in a USD 1 million breach of contract dispute at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).

Acting for a large Nigerian Bank for a Term Loan Facility of USD 100 million to finance the drilling of oil wells in Nigeria. Additionally, part of the team that negotiated the related debt recovery transaction valued at over USD 20 million involving companies and entities across the world.

Acting for a large Nigerian Bank in a bankruptcy proceeding involving listed assets at over USD 250 million and liabilities at over USD 600 million in a Chapter 11 petition filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division.

Acting for one of the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas companies in a dispute related to environmental protection stemming from an oil spill in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, with a valuation exceeding USD 1 billion.

Acting for an Abu Dhabi onshore entity in a USD 5 million construction dispute at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Court. The dispute related to the design and construction of certain fit-out works at the project site.

Acting for an aluminium company based in the United States in a dispute valued at over USD 200 million in an investment mining dispute. Central to the matter was the question of contract assignment and the applicability of the arbitration clause to the assignee.