Tunde Rufai Esq.
Tunde is the Principal Partner and was born on the 19th of September to Mr. & Mrs. Adekunle Rufai from Sagamu in Ogun State Nigeria. He attended Wesley Primary School Oko 1, Sagamu from 1980 to 1985 from where he proceeded to Methodist Secondary School now Methodist Comprehensive College from 1985 to 1992/1993. He thereafter moved to Lagos in 1993 where he worked briefly. He gained admission to study law at Ogun State University now Olabisi Onabanjo University where he bagged his LLb (Honors). He immediately proceeded to Nigerian Law School (Lagos campus) and got called to the Nigerian Bar as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He is married to Ifeoma and blessed with children.
Tunde presently runs the firm and has over the years been involved in the prosecution of corporate and commercial transactions related cases, he is skilled in property matters, he is presently the company secretaries of some companies and handles issues including but not limited to incidental litigations (Civil or Criminal), securitization and perfection of legal documents at the lands registries.
Tunde has extensive experience in Civil and Criminal litigation, advising clients on Alternative Dispute Resolution including but not limited to Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediation on Human Resources and Personnel Management action, Workmen’s Compensation, Human Relations at work place, Employers-Employees Contracts Relationship, Landlord & Tenants/Buyers Relationships etc. Handles litigations on probates matters (Dissolution of marriages, Wills and family matters), Human Rights related actions; he also dealt with matters on Property and Conveyance transactions.
Tunde has also handled civil or criminal liability of companies’ matters where he was involved in cases bordering on criminal culpability of corporate companies, judicial reviews of some official acts of Government agencies, libel and defamation related matters. During this period he was also involved in advising some clients in some banking and other commercial activities related cases especially with the experience he garnered while working in the banking sector.
His vast litigation experience includes preparing and arguing cases before Superior Courts of record in Nigeria up to the
Court of Appeals, Labour and Industrial Courts. He has also consulted for clients within and outside Nigeria.
He has severally consulted or given considered legal opinions, consultancy services etc. for private and corporate individuals and multinational companies within and outside Nigeria.
Tunde is also a Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).