Managing Partner’s profile
Mrs. Alakija was trained in the UK for most of her formative years and went on to study Law like other family members in the University of Kent at Canterbury. Mrs. Alakija has 16 years Post call experience. She has worked at several notable firms such as Babalakin & Co., Afebabalola, Ejide Sodipo & Co. when she decided to bridge what she saw as a lacuna in the provision of legal services in the country and create a firm with strengths both in prevention as well as reaction. To take steps to enhance her understanding of the business environ, she embarked on an MBA at Tanaka Business school Imperial college so that she can better understand the needs of her clients. She has been running the firm for the past 12 years and has grown the team to spread around the various states of Nigeria such as Portharcourt, Kano and Abuja with plans to move into Ghana and the UK soon. She has a strong business acumen and is well versed and experienced in family law, property law, litigation, corporate/commercial law, labour law and maritime law, amongst others.
Adewale Lawal is a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye. He attended the Nigerian Law School, Enugu and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2013. He has since then been engaged in active legal practice as a litigator and corporate adviser. His core areas are litigation, property, debt recovery and family law and he currently heads the litigation department of the firm.
Omotolani Akinwande is a graduate of the University of Lagos, Akoka. She attended the Nigerian Law School, Yola and has since then been engaged in active legal practice as a litigator and a corporate/commercial lawyer. She is well versed and experienced in the areas of corporate/commercial, property and tax law. She heads the tax department of the firm. She is also an avid reader and writer and currently heads the editorial department of the firm.
Koko Asuquo is a graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. He attended the Nigerian Law school, Bwari and has since then been engaged in active legal practice as a litigator and a corporate/commercial lawyer. He is well versed and experienced in litigation, corporate/commercial law, property law and general legal compliance. He currently heads the Property department of the firm.
Chima Ochi is a graduate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He attended the Nigerian Law School, Yenagoa and has since then been engaged in active legal practice as a litigator and a corporate/commercial lawyer. He is well versed and experienced in corporate/commercial law, tax law, technology law, labour law, banking and finance law and intellectual property law. He currently heads the corporate/commercial department of the firm.
Okpi Ibe Chinedu
Okpi Ibe Chinedu is a graduate of University of Abuja. He attended the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja and was called to bar in 2011. He is a trained Legal practitioner with an extensive knowledge and experience in Corporate Practice and Governance, but specifically in Formation of companies, NGO’s and Business enterprise, enhancement of Foreign participation (Direct Foreign investment), by aliens through provision of the following services, NIPC registration, expatriate quota, STR Visa and regularization of STR Visa to secure a CERPAC (Green) Card.Facilitation of incentives like pioneer status under Nigerian investment promotion commission, Preparation contracts, Due diligence corporate investigation at Corporate affairs commission, Securities and Exchange commission amongst others.
Anachuna Millicent is a graduate of Igbinedion University, Okada. She attended the Nigerian Law School, Bwari. Prior to joining the firm, she gained vast experience in corporate and commercial practice as she was involved in commercial contracts, corporate restructuring, regulatory advisory and general legal compliance.In furtherance of this penchant, she is currently a professional member of the chartered institute of arbitrators (CIARB) and has several publications to her credit.
Chiamaka Chikeka is a barrister and solicitor with about seven (7) years of Law practice in Nigeria. She is skilled in research, litigation and advocacy. She is keenly interested and knowledgeable in areas of property, corporate and environmental law practice.
Mayor Ndukaku is an experienced legal practitioner with a demonstrated history of working inlaw practice industry. He is skilled in research, corporate law, litigation,intellectual property and arbitration. He is an excellent legal professionalwith a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) from Abia State University.
Gloria David is a graduate of the faculty of law, University of Ilorin, Kwara state. She is zealous, purposeful, result-oriented and experienced legal practitioner. In her quest for knowledge and experience, she has learnt the various aspects of law from diverse jurisdictions. She has a proven track record with team work and team development.
Olamiposi Fatunbi is a graduate of the University of Lagos. She graduated in 2016 and later went on to the Nigerian Law School where she passed the Bar exams and was called to bar in 2017. She has experience in Corporate law practice and Litigation. She also has interests in various aspects of law including Intellectual property law, maritime law, mergers and acquisition.
Profile of Admin Staffs
Oluwatoba Ogunfemi holds a Higher National Diploma in banking & finance from the prestigious Polytechnic Ibadan, equipped with the essential management skill program (EMS 2) at Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos Business School and a professional student with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He has over four (4) years of experience in financial accounting, audit, and internal controls. He has a passion for getting things done and staying focused on goals and aspirations. He has joined in accounting and audit assignments for various clients.
Damilola Matanmi is a graduate of the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin. He started his career in Human Resource in a consulting firm and has since been driving and supporting HR initiatives for businesses. He has a keen interest in workforce planning, learning and development.
Chiadika Okereke is a graduate of Covenant University,Ota, Ogun state. He is passionate about public relations and content creation. His core areas are strategy, media relations and marketing. He has been involved in successful brand building and public relations campaigns.
Oyenike Oyewole is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun state. She is a registered member of Professional Management Institute (PMI) and a certified project manager by training. She has since then worked in managerial and administrative roles, planned and executed conferences, seminars, events, etc. She is currently the personal secretary to the Managing Partner.