Soibi Ovia


Soibi is a Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyer based in Lagos, Nigeria, where she heads the Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe.

She specializes in Commercial Litigation, Civil litigation, Arbitration, Mediation & Crisis Management.

Her wealth of experience has contributed to her success and renowned reputation across various sectors including Telecommunications, Media & Technology, Banking & Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Labour & Employment, Intellectual Property & Real Estate. Possessing requisite skills and expertise in Litigation, Arbitration & ADR, Soibi has represented Clients in all Courts in Nigeria as well as in domestic and international arbitration references.

As an astute lawyer, she always prioritizes the ultimate commercial interest of her Clients while creating a good balance to secure an effective resolution of disputes.

Professional Affiliations

  1. Nigerian Bar Association;

  2. Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association;

  3. International Bar Association;

  4. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)

Securities & Exchange Commission – Capital Market


Recent Recognition

  1. Global Law Expert, Recommended Attorney for Dispute Resolution in Nigeria – 2023.