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Mrs Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour

Mrs Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, a British Chevening Scholar is the Managing Partner, Doyin Rhodes-Vivour & Co (Legal Practitioners and Arbitrators) a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). Mrs. Rhodes-Vivour graduated in 1980 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1981. She is a Notary Public of Nigeria. She holds the LLM degree in Law from the University of Lagos and an M.A. degree in International Peace and Security from Kings College London, University of London. Mrs. Rhodes-Vivour has very significant experience in Arbitration and ADR mainly under the UNCITRAL, ICC and LCIA Rules. Mrs. Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour's expertise has been recognized in publications such as the arbitration chapter of Who's Who Legal Nigeria and Guide to the World's Leading Commercial Arbitration Experts [Expert Guide] as one of the preeminent professionals in the world. She is listed on the panel of various international and domestic arbitration and ADR institutions.

She is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration. She is the Chairperson, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria Branch. She is a member of the International Law Association (ILA) International Committee on International Commercial Arbitration and the Pioneer Chair, Committee on International Commercial Arbitration of the International Law Association (ILA) Nigerian Branch. She is a member of ArbitralWomen and a member of the International Steering Committee of the Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge.

She has held significant roles in various international and domestic arbitral organizations including being a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the Hague, Netherlands pursuant to her nomination by Nigeria (2010 – 2016) and was a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, Paris (2011 – 2018).  She was the Vice-Chairman, Board of Governors Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre (LACIAC) and was also pioneer president of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (2005 – 2010). She was the pioneer Chairperson of the Section on Business Law Nigerian Bar Association Arbitration/ADR Committee [2005 – 2010].

She has written several articles on Arbitration/Alternative Dispute Resolution and regularly delivers papers at international and domestic conferences and training events. She is an approved tutor for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Regional Pathway Leader for Africa. She is the author of the book titled: ‘Commercial Arbitration Law and Practice in Nigeria through the Cases’ published by LexisNexis.



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