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Olamide Oshikoya

Olamide Oshikoya

Olamide was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009 after completing his Bar Qualifying Exams at the Nigerian Law School. He immediately joined the firm in December 2009 for the one (1) year compulsory National Youth Service and was retained as a Junior Associate afterwards. He has since risen through the ranks to become a key member of the firm’s Corporate, Securities and Finance Practice Group.

Olamide plays a key role in the firm’s corporate and commercial practice, and he has primary responsibility for leading the firm’s Real Estate team. He has garnered significant experience in his areas of practice, which include Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate and Infrastructure, Administration of Estates Law, Project Finance, and Immigration Law. Olamide has advised numerous local and foreign clients on various multimillion dollar flagship transactions, some of which are groundbreaking and “first of its kind” in Nigeria.

An intelligent and dynamic lawyer, Olamide comes with an LL.B from the Olabisi Onabanjo University (2008) and an LL.M from The University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2013). He is a member of the Real Estate Lawyers Association of Nigeria (RELAN), Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA-SBL), and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). He has consistently been ranked by several international legal directories, the latest being in 2023 as a “Rising Star” in Project Development by IFLR 1000 and in 2024 as a “Rising Star” in Real Estate and Construction by The Legal 500. He was described in the IFLR1000 Review to be “professional, personal touch, reliable, quick to provide solutions and very deep legal knowledge.”

He has written a number of articles including one on Real Estate Investment Trusts published by Lexology. As captain of the firm’s soccer team, Olamide loves to play and watch football in his spare time. He also loves to travel and spend time with his family.