1994 – Barrister- England and Wales (Inner Temple), 2013 – Solicitor and Barrister – Supreme Court of Nigeria
Jide Lanlehin is a very experienced dual qualified Barrister who practises both in the UK and Nigeria, combining alternative dispute resolution with high end criminal law practice.
Jide is a very persuasive advocate in the criminal courts in England and Wales as well as a forensic and excellent cross-examiner. In criminal law, Jide has an in-depth experience in all aspects of financial crimes (including fraud and money laundering), drug importation, sexual offences and murder. Jide defends in multi-handed gang related murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder cases involving complex defences.
Jide has appeared in the last two decades in several cases involving rape and historical sexual offences, where the victims have been women and children (male and female). He is especially qualified and experienced in the cross-examination of vulnerable witnesses in sexual offences which requires deftness and sensitivity.
Additionally, Jide acts as leading and sole counsel in high-value, complex disputes and advises clients on difficult legal and strategic issues, specifically in international business transactions and negotiations between UK and Nigeria. With his amiable, interpersonal skills, he has achieved tremendous successful outcomes for his clients. Recently, he has been instructed in a number of complex arbitration and mediation disputes. He is reputed for his excellent and approachable client skills. His ability to render clear and concise advice is a highly valued quality that endears him to business clients.
Jide is an Expert Determiner, which is an excellent alternative dispute resolution method that offers a straightforward resolution to a difficult question in contractual disputes.
Jide has direct access rights and is authorised to conduct litigation.