Atlantic Solicitors was born in the month of August 2008. It started off as a two partner firm of solicitors; with partners and solicitors possessing accumulated experience of decades in its areas of practice. It is a unique law firm offering a mix of legal advice and representation encompassing various areas of legal practice such as: Arbitration: Alternate Dispute Resolution, Banking, Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Conveyancing, Employment law, Family Law, Immigration law, Landlord & Tenant law, Mortgages and Repossession matters Personal Injury and Oil and Gas Law and Public Law.
As a dynamic law firm delivering an integrated service, with expertise in the above fields, the firm is able to offer its clients legal advice aimed at finding the best solution to their legal matters and transactions. The law firm offers its clients a personal and friendly service and takes pride in the confidence and trust that its clients have for the firm.
Name: Mr. Femi Oyedipe
Admitted as solicitor of England and Wales in September 2001
He had previously been enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Nigeria in November 1990
He started out practice with U.U. Uche and Associate and remained in various firms and financial institutions in Nigeria from January 1991 to December 1997 and dealt with mainly commercial contracts, banking and general litigation, before relocating to South Africa in 1998, where he was mainly involved in Arbitration work in the labour industry
He has sat over many disputes and written many awards under auspices of the National Bargaining Council of Road, Freight and the Building industry. He also underwent advanced Arbitrators' Training under the auspices of the Council of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). He possesses experience in various areas of practice including general and business Immigration, Family law matters, Housing, Crime, and Advocacy at Tribunals
He was formerly a Director and Head of Department at Duncan Lewis & Co. Solicitors Limited London where he was responsible for managing the large immigration and public law department, a position held until December 2006 before joining Atlantic solicitors in January 2007
He has numerous contacts in Nigeria and many overseas countries, including contacts in the national and the local governments, the judiciary and in the oil and gas industry amongst others