Morenike Obi-Farinde Biography
Morenike Obi-Farinde is the managing partner of the law firm of ADIGUN OGUNSEITAN & CO. in Lagos, Nigeria.
Obi-Farinde is actively involved in corporate and commercial litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Processes with particular emphasis on Mediation and Arbitration.
Morenike is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and an approved Tutor.
She is also member of the training faculty at the Lagos Multidoor Court House (LMDC) where she has successfully mediated and sat as sole arbitrator in several matters.
Morenike Obi-Farinde Education
Morenike Obi-Farinde is an alumnus of the Universities of Jos and Lagos where she obtained her LLB (Hons) and LLM degrees respectively.
Obi-Farinde has also been awarded a Post-graduate Certificate in International Dispute Resolution from the University of Dundee.
Member of SCMA
Obi-Farinde is a member and accredited Tutor of the Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates (SCMA), and a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) accredited mediator.
She is the Founder of the ODRAfrica Network and a certified on-line Mediator.
Fellow of the ICODR and NCTDR
She is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution(NCTDR) and Board Member, The International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR)
Obi-Farinde International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Tribunal Job
Morenike Obi-Farinde, has been appointed into the pioneer seven-man tribunal of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
Speaking on her new role, Obi-Farinde, said, “It is an opportunity to add my Alternative Dispute Resolution experience and skills of about three decades in the legal profession in sports governance and administration in general and table tennis in particular. The newly-created ITTF Integrity Unit as well as the ITTF Tribunal will improve the disciplinary process and procedure within the ITTF.
“As an inaugural member of the ITTF Tribunal and working with the other members under the direction of the tribunal chair, my understanding of the global approach to conflict resolution will be of immense benefit to the federation.”