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Wole Olanipekun & Co

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Chairman (Founding Partner): Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, FCIArb
Managing Partner: Bode Olanipekun, SAN
Number of partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 31
Languages: English

FIRM OVERVIEW
The Firm maintains an unadulterated fidelity to values of excellence, passion, integrity and competence as the basis and fundamental pillars that underpin its practice decisions. The Firm brings out the best in every member and has thereby grown from a sole proprietorship in 1980 to a full partnership with various alumni and multiple counsel in chambers attaining the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria; appointed as Justices of superior courts, Attorneys General, University Dons, legal advisers of many growing entities; and playing various other key roles within and beyond the legal profession.
As a client focused business, that is consistently on a quest to prevent and resolve challenges in innovative and novel ways and maintain a reputation for excellence always, the teams track record of service is a testament to deliberate, calculated and scientific efforts at progressive improvement in the ways the Firm satisfies clients and build cohesive, meaningful and long-term relationships. The Firm is proud of its efforts at supporting clients across various sectors of the economy on diverse aspects of law and its contributions to the development of the law as a bedrock of societal enhancement.
After four decades of consistently evolving, growing and earning clients trust to handle their most important matters, the team is prepared for a future of continuously doing the right and ethical things in providing the most refined of premium legal services.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE
• Business Advisory
• Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution
• General Litigation
• Pre & Post-Election Dispute Resolution
• Corporate and Commercial
• Banking, Finance & Investments
• Foreign Investment Advisory
• Technology, Media & Telecommunications
• Regulatory Risk
• Investigations and Compliance
• Emerging Markets
• Oil & Gas, Energy, Natural Resources & Extractive Industries
• Public Private Partnerships and Privatisations
• Real Estate Advisory
• Contractual Rights & Liabilities
• Environmental Law
• Statutory Interpretation/Enforcement
• Insurance & Pension
• Shipping, Aviation & Transport

Business Advisory:

3 partners; 22 fee earners

Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution:
2 partners; 28 fee earners

General Litigation:
2 partners; 29 fee earners

Corporate & Commercial:
3 partners; 20 fee earners

Shipping, Aviation & Transport:
2 partners; 11 fee earners

Banking, Finance & Investments:
3 partners; 15 fee earners

Foreign Investment Advisory:
3 partners; 15 fee earners

Technology, Media & Telecommunications:
2 partners; 10 fee earners

Regulatory Risk:
1 partner; 12 fee earners

Investigations & Compliance:
1 partner; 12 fee earners

Emerging Markets:
3 partners; 14 fee earners

Oil & Gas, Energy, Natural Resources & Extractive Industries:
2 partners; 9 fee earners

Public Private Partnerships & Privatisations:
3 partners; 15 fee earners

Real Estate Advisory:
2 partners; 12 fee earners

Key Clients:
MTN Nigeria; Shell Petroleum Development Company; Guaranty Trust Bank; Honeywell Flour Mills to mention a few blue-chip clients. We have acted as counsel for the current President of Nigeria and 3 consecutive past Presidents. We have also been retained by successive governors of Lagos State, the commercial capital of Nigeria, since 1999.

Contact Any of the firm's telephone numbers: +2348089521444, +2348095424522
Email: [email protected] (may be used for initial enquiry)
Any of our Partners can be contacted by email on: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected] for specific details.