Timi Balogun focuses his practice on international dispute resolution. With extensive international arbitration experience, he specialises in high-profile disputes acting for African governments and state entities, including national oil companies.
Timi also practices in project finance and infrastructure development, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular breadth of experience in the development and financing of African infrastructure projects, including upstream oil and gas developments, renewable energy and transportation projects, as well as commercial transactions.
Timi previously held the position of general counsel for a development finance bank in Abuja, where he oversaw all aspects of the bank’s support for key infrastructure projects in Nigeria and beyond, with a focus on funding commercially viable projects with significant developmental impact.
Timi is recognised by The Legal 500 EMEA as an “expert based abroad for Ghana” and “skilled in infrastructure” for his work on the Offshore Cape Three Points project representing Ghana National Petroleum Corporation. He has also recently been recognized by The Legal 500 UK 2022 as “impressively analytical and presenting otherwise complex legal issues in a simple and concise manner.”