Folabi Kuti graduated with an LLB (upper division) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. After being called to the Bar, he obtained an LLM from the University of Lagos.
He previously worked with one of the leading law firms in Lagos, where he garnered extensive knowledge of litigation, before joining Perchstone & Graeys in 2005.
Since joining the firm, Folabi has demonstrated competence in employment law, corporate commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, intellectual property law, insolvency and secured credit transactions. He provides important insight accrued over several years of experience in core litigation and he currently oversees the litigation and employment law departments of the firm. He has a keen interest in the development of Nigerian law as well as the laws of other jurisdictions. His resourcefulness has contributed immensely to broadening the corporate and commercial advocacy practice of the firm. Folabi is a prolific writer and has published articles and commentaries on a wide range of subjects, such as commercial litigation, civil procedure and literary criticism.
Folabi is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association. He is a notary public and is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission to practise in the Nigerian capital market. He was conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2021.