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Stephanie Agbasi

Stephanie Agbasi

Associate, Olajide Oyewole LLP

Stephanie is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution practice group. She has knowledge and practical experience advising and representing indigenous and foreign clients involved in commercial disputes, labour and employment, intellectual property and technology disputes at the state and federal courts in Nigeria. Her capabilities include alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as arbitration, mediation and negotiation.

Stephanie contributes to the Firm's CSR through pro bono services to her community and various organizations such as the World Bank Group; Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, Lagos Branch; Clooney Foundation; Correctional Centre for Boys, Oregun, Ikeja, Nigeria; Global Alliance for Legal Aid; Cyrus R. Vance Centre for International Justice; and Association for the Prevention of Torture.



Experience has included advising:

  • and successfully representing an international NGO in a co-employment dispute.
  • and securing the acquittal of a former employee of a financial institution in a white-collar crime case.
  • an international engineering company in a local content dispute with the host community.
  • a Nigerian licensed mobile money operator in an action for breach of KYC regulations on account opening.
  • a global technology company in an action for injunctive reliefs by a subscriber to its cloud.
  • an energy company on the enforcement of its right to captive power generation under the Nigerian Electric Power Sector Reform Act.
  • a global energy company in a dispute involving the infringement of its subsidiary's trademark in Nigeria.
  • different clients in multiple breach of contract claims.
  • several companies in multiple employment disputes with their former employees.
  • an indigenous digital media company in a suit filed by a Nigerian Instagram influencer for the defamatory use of her images obtained from a legitimate stock images' site.
  • an international automobile company and its subsidiaries in an arbitration proceeding relating to a dispute on the sale and purchase of shares in an indigenous company.
  • and facilitating an out of court settlement in a breach of contract claim against our client – a leading supplier of gases.



Professional Qualifications

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria (2019)


  • Nigerian Law School - B.L (2019)
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka - LL.B (2018)


  • Nigerian Bar Association



  • Effects of media interference on administration of justice in Nigeria.