The legal team at Babajide Koku & Co. are well-supported by a dependable team of legal clerks and other administrative and support staff. Together, the entire Firm is committed to diligence in the work that we do and to a friendly and amiable workplace culture.

Mr. Babajide Koku, SAN

Mr. Babajide Koku, SAN is well renowned for his expertise in maritime law and complex litigation matters, a number of which have been finally determined by the Nigerian Supreme Court. Mr. Koku SAN also has a wealth of experience advising on domestic & international trade, banking & securities, economic & financial crime, asset acquisitions and divestments, and other commercial corporate-commercial matters.

Mr. Koku, SAN is:

  • Chairman of the Maritime Committee – Section on Business Law, Nigerian Bar Association.
  • He has also served as the Chairman of the Section of Legal Practice.
  • Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Disciplinary Committee Panel ‘B’ for Lagos State.
  • A member of the national Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee.


  • University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) (LL. B 1980)
  • Nigerian Law School (B. L 1981)
  • Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southampton.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Nigerian Maritime Law Association