Top 10 Election Petition Advocates in Nigeria – D.D Dodo (SAN)

Mr. D.D Dodo is principal partner, D. D. Dodo & Co, where he has, for more than 30 years, practiced at the summit of the profession, having been conferred with the highest honour in the profession – Senior Advocate of Nigeria as far back as 2001.

Dodo is a top name among lead counsels that feature is high profile cases of election petition, constitutional litigations, among others where he has been recognized for his role in the development of election petition jurisprudence in Nigeria.

He has acted as counsel to a president, senate president, governors and members of the national assembly in a series of election petitions in Nigeria. He has also served as counsel in several matters in connection with the constitutional law and the public revenue.

He advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the compilation of the electronic voters register in Nigeria.

Leading a full-service law firm, Dodo has, in his over three decades of experience, made significant contributions to the development of the Nigerian legal terrain. Among a number of recognitions, he has been conferred with the distinguished fellowship of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. He currently serves as a member of the Taraba State Judicial Service Commission.

His law firm, which operates from major commercial cities of Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Jos, has carved a niche for itself in rendering top notch professional legal services to its clients across its jurisdictions.

The firm commands a team of lawyers it assures to be highly skilled and experienced in resolving the various complex legal issues that its clients may be challenged with.

The company also assures of the highest standard of legal skills and acumen, ethics and professional standards at its command while pursuing clients’ peculiar interests with utmost efficiency within the relevant legal frameworks and sound legal foundations.

D. D. Dodo & Co.’s high reputation in law practice hinges on what the company describes as a fine balance of the various disciplines of law within its house, which provides a cutting edge in addressing challenging legal issues and complex transactions.

The law firm combines its legal expertise with an integrated solution strategy through which its single point of contact delivers coordinated multi-jurisdictional transactional and project advisory solutions. The company is able to accomplish this through its network of international partner firms in key jurisdictions. This, it says, has made it the legal firm of choice in high profile cases across its range of services.