Olaniwun Ajayi LP

FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for Olaniwun Ajayi are recognised for their expertise in payments, cryptocurrency and blockchain regulatory matters. Their experience in emerging technologies is attractive to startups as well as traditional financial institutions operating in the Nigerian FinTech ecosystem. Olaniwun Ajayi has exceptional capabilities in advising on investment transactions and the development of new FinTech payment products.

Strengths "They are always ready to help - their time and effort is noteworthy. The philosophy around the team and the culture means that its easy to talk to them."

"They have been very good at navigating the FinTech space in Nigeria. They are good at advising on and unlocking the regulatory space."

Work highlights Acted as the lead counsel to GrowthCapital in relation to their investment in Riby, an online peer-to-peer lending platform.

Advised Flutterwave Technology on its collaboration with Visa for the launch of GetBetter, a payment solutions provider, including on associated commercial and regulatory requirements.

Notable practitioners

Damilola Salawu is the partner of the firm's technology, innovation and FinTech practice, where he exhibits excellent capability handling legal matters within these sectors. He is applauded by sources, who say that "Damilola is a bright individual," adding that "he's commercial and gives very clear and timely advice at an excellent standard."