DOA Partner, Adeniyi Duale named Outstanding Young Professional of the Year at the ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards 2016

Posted on Oct 10, 2016

The ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards 2016 was held on October 7, 2016. One of the themes of the award ceremony was to celebrate 40 leading Nigerian lawyers who are under 40 who will shape the future of Legal Profession in Nigeria. Our Managing Partner, Adeniyi Duale was one of the recipients of the award.

When asked how he felt, he said “I must state that receiving the award was a pleasant surprise as it was not expected. Such recognition would definitely spur more diligence. I am glad that the award came at this point after spending close to a decade at a top tier commercial law firm. The everyday experience and opportunities in leading a boutique start-up cannot be underestimated and can be quite exhilarating.

I am certainly not unmindful of the burden created by this recognition but certainly prepared for the challenges ahead. The future of commercial legal practice definitely has to be structured with innovative ideas thereby creating a disruptive force to move the profession on to the next level. I am grateful to my partners who encouraged me to apply and we shall hopefully continue to synergize our efforts in other to shape the future of the Legal Profession”.

Lastly, I will like to thank all our clients for providing the engagements and platform which has led to this recognition. We look forward to your continued support.