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Meet Chief Karina Tunyan (SAN)

Chief Karina Tunyan, SAN is the named and founding Partner of the firm. He obtained his LL.B (Hon) from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife in 1980 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1981.

He began his Legal Career as a Pupil Counsel in theNiger State Ministry of Justice Minna during his compulsory National Youth Service Corp. Thereafter he joined the law firm of Ogedegbe & Co. in Suleja, Niger State where he practiced as a Private Practitioner for 3years.

In 1985, he established Messrs Karina Tunyan & Co. He was made a Notary Public in 1991 and was conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2008.


Doyen of the Bar

Chief Karina Tunyan served as the Pioneer Chairman of the Unity Bar of the Nigerian Bar Association Abuja Chapter (F.C.T, Abuja) for over 6years, Member of the National Executive Council of the Nigerian Bar Association (NEC) for 4 years. He served as a member of the Council of Legal Education from 2000-2002. He equally served as a member of the Judicial Service Commission of the F.C.T for two years also.

Chief Tunyan is a Member of the Governing Council of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology. Member Ondo State Transition committee 2017.

Chief Karina Tunyan (SAN) a tenacious litigator. He has tried high profile and contentious cases from the trial court to the highest court in the land. He has represented several corporate and high net individual clients in all courts and tribunal in the country.

He has appeared and written opinions as an expert on Nigerian law in foreign jurisdiction. He has also acted as arbitrator in several panels in commercial arbitration and appeared as counsel in arbitration tribunal.

Chief Tunyan has mentored large number of lawyers in his career including;

  • Adetokunbo Kayode, SAN (former Minister of Defence and former Attorney General of the Federation),
  •  Ikechukwu Ezechukwu, SAN,
  • Samuel Ologunorisa SAN,
  • Ola Olanipekun, SAN,
  • Joy Adesina, SAN, just to mention a few.

He is fondly referred to as the Doyen of the bar for his contributions in the floating from start the F.C.T branch of the Nigerian Bar Association.

Karina Tunyan (SAN) & Co. are able to help immediately with legal concerns. A experienced team always ready to help with due diligence
Chief Karina Tunyan (SAN)
Chief Karina Tunyan (SAN)
Founding Partner

Nature abhors a vacuum, this we believe at Karina Tunyan (SAN) & Co.

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