Hon. Justice George Adesola Oguntade is a native of Lagos State.
He had his primary and secondary education at St. Michael’s CMS School, Epe, Lagos and Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, Ogun State respectively, LL.B. from University of London, (Holborn College of Law) and attended the Nigerian Law School B.L.
Justice Oguntade has several work and professional experience as Court Clerk 1958-1961, High Court of Justice, Western Region, Nigeria, Counsel in private legal practice 1966-1980.
He was elevated to the Bench 1980-2010, Judge, High Court of Lagos State 1980-1987, Chairman, Armed Robbery Tribunal, Lagos 1984-1986, Justice, Court of Appeal, Enugu 1987-1993, Justice, Court of Appeal, Ibadan 1993-1995, Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, Jos 1995-1998, Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, Lagos 1999-2002, Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, Abuja 2003-2004, Justice, Supreme Court of Nigeria 2004- 2010.
Justice Oguntade is a member of social and religious organisations such as Rotary Club, Yoruba Tennis Club, Lagos Motor Boat Club, Lagos Island Club & Ikoyi Club, Chancellor, Anglican Communion (Church of Nigeria) 1992-1999, Chancellor, Anglican Communion (Diocese of Lagos) 1999-till date.
Justice Oguntade is also an Executive Principal Consultant (2010- 2017), Wiseview Legal Consultancy; member, World Jurist Association; Chairman, Nigerian Insurance Complaints Bureau; Assessor, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria; Assessor, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria; Chairman, Board of Directors, Mixta Real Estate (formerly ARM Properties);
Justice Oguntade has won several honours including Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), 2005, Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR), 2010, First Anglican Communion National Award for Integrity and Excellence, 2008, Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), Nigeria Chapter, Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
Justice Oguntade is currently the Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
He is happily married to Chief Mrs. Modupeola A. Oguntade.