Olayimika Olasewere

Nigeria

S.P.A. Ajibade & Co
Suite 301, SPAACO House,
27A Macarthy Street Onikan,
Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: +234 815 9794211
Fax: +234 1 280 0987

Email: oolasewere@spaajibade.com
Web: www.spaajibade.com

Olayimika Olasewere obtained his L.L.B (Hons) from the Obafemi Awolowo University, ilelfe, Osun State in 1991 and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1992. He has been involved in full time law practice which spans corporate, commercial and criminal law and practice, real estate and probate, and delivery of company secretarial services to corporate and private clientele.

He Started his career with the law firm of dmi okunnu & co (Onilewura Chambers). In Femi Okunnu & Co., Mr. Olasewere serviced top notch clients like Bayer, Siemens, Lulius Berger, Mannesmann Anglebau GMBH and Fougerolle amongst others as well as private land owning clientele like Olumegbon chieftancy Family, Odedeyi Family and Apa Family. He was also involved in the multifaceted commercial litigation surrounding the construction of Aluminium smelter Plc. In ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State.

Under the direct tutelage of Alhaji Lateef Olufemi Olunnu SAM, a former federal Commissioner for Works & Housing, he imbibed the rudiments of land law and practice which experience serves him till date.

In 1998 he left Femi Okunnu & Co. and joined Abiola Ogunbiyi & Co. as a partner until 2000. While in Abiola Ogunbiyi & Co. he rendered legal opinions for companies in the maritime and banking industries on various areas of law; drafted security documentation for Banks including Ship Mortgage and Syndicated Loan documentation and acted as counsel in Civil and Criminal Litigation and Company Secretarial Practice.

Our real estate practice provides legal support in the sale, acquisition and perfection of title to landed property in Nigeria. We conduct due diligence on title and occupancy details as well as perfect mortgages. We represent the interest of our clients in the acquisition, sale and mortgage of real estate properties as well as advising on other real estate financing arrangements such as ioint ventures and Real Estate Investment Trusts.

Our succession practice involves non-contentious as well as contentious matters. We assist our clients with the draiting of wills, obtaining probate letters of administration and where disputes arise, in consequential litigation including the appointment of administrators pendente lite and other contentious probate proceedings. We also assist with the re-sealing of probate and letters of administration where estate properties are located outside the domicile of the deceased.

S.P.A. Ajibade & Co. is a leading Corporate and Commercial Law firm based in Nigeria.

Established in 1967, it has been at the forefront of developments in commercial practice in Nigeria and has continuously rendered sound technical advice and tailored customer solutions to its local and international partners across Africa, Europe and the Americas. To our clients, S.P.A. Ajibade B: Co. is a reliable partner and trusted counsel in various transactions and dispute resolution processes. We see our duty to our client as that of not just providing excellent technical advice, but also providing solutions that address and enhance a client’s purpose and business objective.

Over the last four decades, S.P.A. Aiibade & Co. has garnered an impressive track record of providing first class specialised services in the areas of Commercial Dispute Resolution, Capital Market Law and Practice, Corporate Finance, Corporate Structuring and Restructuring and Real Estate and Probate. Our successes in providing solutions have been a source of satisfaction and pride to clients and have been positively acknowledged by counter parties. Referrals from clients and counter parties constitute a good portion of our new briefs.

We are licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to provide legal advisory services in relation to the Nigerian capital market. S.P.A. Ajibade B: Co. is represented on the Rules and Regulations Sub-Committee of SEC’s Capital Markets Committee, the Banking, Finance and Insolvency Sub-Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association’s Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL), as well as the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). It is also a founding member of the Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA) and a member of the CMSA’s Executive Committee. We are also represented on the Council of the NBA’s Section on Business
Law.

Members of the firm are active within the NBA, the International Bar Association (IBA), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Chartered Institute of Taxation. To ensure that excellent legal services are delivered to every client, every time, S.P.A. Ajibade B: Co. is staffed with diversely skilled, well trained and experienced team members. The firm offers a competitive reward system to members and provides a good platform for career development to younger lawyers.

As a corporate citizen, S.P.A. Ajibade B: Co. is committed to being socially responsible by making sustainable and impactful investments into the legal industry and the overall Nigerian society.

At S.P.A. Ajibade B: Co., we are continuously striving to raise the standard of legal practice in Nigeria and remaining a dependable and responsible corporate partner is the central goal for every effort.