Partner at Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe
Mrs. Soibi Ovia is an ardent commercial litigation and dispute resolution lawyer. Called to the Nigerian Bar in 2007, Soibi practiced in one of the top tier law firms in Nigeria as a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. In Dec 2015 she and her partners founded the law firm of Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe, where she heads the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department.
Soibi’s experience in dispute resolution spans well over a decade and across various sectors such as Banking, Energy & Natural Resources, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Finance, with appearances across all superior Courts of record in Nigeria. As a dispute resolution specialist, Soibi usually represents Clients before arbitral panels in respect of both domestic and international commercial Arbitration. Soibi is a member of the International Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, Capital Market Solicitors Association of Nigeria and is the current secretary of the Arbitration & ADR Committee of the NBA Section on Business Law and matron of the ADR Society of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). She also currently serves as the Secretary of the NBA AGC 2021 Technical Committee on Conference Planning. Soibi is a recipient of several Awards and Recognition including the ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards top 40 under 40 award for outstanding achievements in the legal industry and Special recognition award for contribution and dedication to growth of ADR Society, however her greatest award is being called Mum by her 3(three) beautiful children