Olaniwun Ajayi LP, a leading law firm in Africa, announces the opening of its London-based international practice on December 1, 2021. The London office, which is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, is a breakthrough for a major law firm founded in Africa, marking a significant milestone in the firm’s nearly sixty-year history and for legal services in and for Africa.

With over 100 lawyers, Olaniwun Ajayi has established itself as a market leader and eminent full-service law firm in Africa with its roots in Nigeria. The firm is distinguished among its peers as a strategic adviser and partner of choice on many complex, multi-disciplinary, corporate, commercial and policy matters arising on transactions in Africa and across all major sectors.

While the firm will continue to work alongside leading international firms on many matters, our London-based international practice takes forward the firm’s strategy to meet the requirements of clients for more streamlined, integrated and end-to-end cross-border legal services solutions on their investments, projects and initiatives across Africa. It is expected that its London office will reinforce Olaniwun Ajayi’s existing transactional capabilities in corporate finance, project development, corporate/M&A and private equity, in enabling us deliver to financial institutions, project sponsors, private and institutional investors, governments and government agencies the specialised English law, cross-border and transactional services integral in structuring and executing many of the investments and bankable projects on the African continent today.

With the launch of our international practice, Olaniwun Ajayi is able to assure its clients… click here to continue reading