Our Managing Partner, Raphael Isinsin is a courageous, vibrant and astute Legal Practitioner with more than a decade experience in commercial and corporate practice, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. His strength lies in his pragmatic, hands-on approach to resolution of legal issues. Raphael, attended Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma Edo State where he obtained his LL.B law degree, the Nigerian law school for his Barrister at Law (BL) and has a Master’s degree in law from the University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos with focus on Secure Credit Transaction, Taxation, Labour and Employment Law and Corporate law and Practice. He has worked in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of various prestigious law firms like Festus Keyamo Chambers, TRLPLAW, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, AOS Practice (The Professional Place), Lexavier Partners where he was involved in various litigation and commercial arbitration/dispute resolution matters involving Companies like Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service Ltd (Etisalat), General Electric Company, Sahara Trade West Africa Ltd, Septa Energy Nigeria Ltd, Transocean Support Services Nigeria Ltd, Sahara Energy Nigeria Limited, Cotecna Destination Inspection Ltd, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, Exxon Mobile Geco Prakla Nig. Ltd., Sedco Forex Nig. Ltd., Schlumberger Anadril Nig. Ltd., R & B Falcon Exploration Co. LLC, LM Ericson, Stanbic-IBTC Bank, Heritage Bank Limited, GT Bank Plc, Zenith Bank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Consolidated Discount Limited, AMCON, NDIC, just to mention a few.
Raphael Isinsin has also been involved in various commercial matters like Corporate restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas, telecommunications, environmental and maritime practice, insolvency, capital markets etc. He has in the course of his practice, represented multinational companies/clients at various Superior Courts of record in Nigeria and has as well handled various legal due diligence and corporate restructuring of various companies. He has been involved in commercial matters He led and supervised the litigation team that conducted due diligence on Mainstreet Bank Limited before the purchase and assumption of the bank by Skye Bank Plc. He was the Head of Litigation, debt recovery and insolvency practice in both AOS Practice (The Professional Place) and Lexavier Partners.