Hamid Abdulkareem has been recognised as one of Africa’s 30 Most Promising Arbitration Practitioners 2022 by the Africa Arbitration Academy, Africa Arbitration, the Association of Young Arbitrators (AYA), and the African Journal of International Arbitration.

The list celebrates the achievements of outstanding rising practitioners from Africa and recognises their contributions to the development of arbitration in the continent.


Hamid, counsel in the London office, is an experienced arbitration practitioner and litigator, having regularly advised multinational companies on an extensive range of disputes. He is a current Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Insolvency and International Arbitration Working Group, the Young Africa Chair for the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and a member of the Lagos Court of Arbitration’s Young Arbitrators Network’s Advisory Board. Hamid has been recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders and as a National Leader for arbitration in Nigeria and is ranked in The Legal 500 for international arbitration.

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