Akin Osinbajo, SAN is a non-executive director of FBN Merchant Bank. He is a highly experienced litigator and commercial Law Practitioner, Chartered Arbitrator and Notary Public of Nigeria, who has represented several multinational and local clients in contentious commercial litigations ins several courts in Nigeria.
He is Joint Managing Partner in Abdulai, Taiwo & Co., Solicitors, a firm internationally acknowledged for its expertise on transactional matters relating to Nigeria.
He previously served as a member of the Nigerian Bar Association Special Task Force on Multidisciplinary Practices and Incursions into the Legal Profession, He was also a member of the Civil Service and Judicial Matters Work Group of the Transition Committee of the Governor-elect of Ogun State, 2003.
He was appointed Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Ogun State 2003 – 2007 and reappointed in July 2007 to May 2011, thereby making him the longest serving Attorney General in Ogun State. During his eight years as the Chief Law Officer of Ogun State and Official Leader of the Bar, he positively impacted and extensively reformed the Administration of Justice in the State.
Qualifications: BA Hons Law (University College, London); MA Law (University College, London); Certificated of the Council of Legal Education, Barrister at Law (Nigeria); Associate (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ACI Arb (UK); Member (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ACI Arb (UK); Fellow (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ACI Arb (UK)