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Oluwabukola Iji, MCIArb Partner

d: Corporate Finance and Capital Markets
t: 234.815.9794213, 809.9900344
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Bukola is a Partner at S. P. A. Ajibade & Co and is currently the departmental head for Capital Markets. She has comprehensive knowledge of IPOs, rights issues and other capital raising exercises. She advises on legal issues arising under the Investment and Securities Act, the Rules and Regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Pension Reform Act, the Banks and Other Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act, the Supervisions Circulars & Guidelines of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Listing Rules of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

’Bukola also advises on corporate structuring and restructuring, including joint venture agreements, equity incentive plans, shareholder agreements, mergers and acquisitions. She recently led a team that provided services to a private equity fund by conducting compliance and governance due diligence (in line with the World Bank ESG Toolkit) on two investee companies; an online travel company and an agro chemical/crop yield advancement and production company. She has also acted as Company Secretary for an insurance company and in that capacity was in-house counsel with responsibility for the re-capitalization and subsequent merger of the company with another insurance company.

  • International Bar Association / College of Law, London – International Practice Diploma Programme (IBA Fellowship in International Legal Practice), 2008-2011
  • University of Wales – Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Trade Law, 2011.
  • University of Lagos, Nigeria – Master of Laws (LL.M.), General Commercial Law, 2006.
  • Nigerian Law School, Lagos – Barrister at Law (BL) 2002.
  • University of Lagos, Nigeria – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) with Honors 2000.
  • The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
  • The International Bar Association (IBA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
  • The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN)
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