Our Lawyers

Olalekan Sowande Senior Associate

d: Real Estate & Succession
t: 234.815.9794227, 708.3086333
Email me

Mr. Olalekan Sowande is a Senior Associate and joined S. P. A. Ajibade & Co. in 2007. He has been consistently involved in representing our individual and corporate clients in the resolution of disputes arising from commercial transactions and is also involved on an ongoing basis in the provision of legal advisory services.

Mr. Sowande represents and advises our local and international clients in the area of taxation & compliance, he advises on structuring property transactions and mortgage schemes, financing options, conducting due diligence and perfection of security documentation. Mr. Sowande was part of the firm’s team of lawyers that successfully challenged a disputed tax assessment on behalf of a multinational oil corporation before the Tax Appeal Tribunal. His specialization includes real estate, tax & corporate advisory and succession planning.

Mr. Sowande contributes to the World Bank Annual Doing Business Survey on Taxation and has written several articles in the area of Tax Law.

  • Queen Mary, University of London - Masters in Tax Law (LL.M.) 2012.
  • Nigerian Law School, Lagos - Barrister at Law (BL) 2007.
  • University of Ibadan, Nigeria – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) with Honors (Upper Division) 2006.
  • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
  • International Bar Association.
  • Deductibility of Interest Expense on Inter-Company Loans – The Relevance of Transfer Pricing Regulations: Published in Africa Tax Law & Finance Hub, 2014
  • Review of the Judgment of the Tax Appeal Tribunal Halliburton Vs. FIRS: Published in Guardian Newspapers of 30th October, 2012
  • Examining the Social Irresponsibility of Corporate Tax Avoidance: Published in BusinessDay Newspapers of 12th April, 2013
Print Friendly Version of this pagePrint Get a PDF version of this webpagePDF