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Mr. Olayimika Olasewere joined S.P.A. Ajibade & Co. in 2000 as a partner, a position which he still holds to date. Presently he heads the firm’s Real Estate and Succession Department but over time, he has been involved in full fledged law practice spanning corporate and commercial law with bias in debts recovery; criminal law and practice and the delivery of company secretarial services to corporate and private clientele.
Mr. Olasewere commenced his law career at Femi Okunnu & Co., one of Nigeria’s top law firms where he imbibed the rudiments of land law and constitutional law and practice. He also had the opportunity of servicing top notch companies like Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Siemens, Fougerolle and a host of other valuable clients.
Subsequently, he joined the boutique law firm of Abiola Ogunbiyi & Co., hitherto a solely solicitors’ firm, as a litigation partner. In this capacity he handled extensive litigation mainly for a top American oil service firm and also rendered legal opinions for companies in the maritime and banking industries on various areas of law, drafted security documentation for Banks including Mortgage and Syndicated Loan documentation in the Shipping Industry and also acted as counsel in Civil and Criminal Litigation.
He has prosecuted and defended numerous claims on the instructions of banks and insurance companies and has also enforced claims on behalf of claimants against banks and insured tortfeasors.
Mr. Olasewere has developed expertise in recovery of possession processes and has been actively and successfully involved in various possession matters in addition to expeditiously executing the perfection of mortgages and assignments of title to real estate properties. He also represents various land owning families and communities and has secured excisions for various communities within Lagos State.
Mr. Olasewere acted as Counsel in a multifaceted litigation involving real estate allocations in the Federal Capital City and was part of the team that acted as Solicitors to the largest public offering yet to be carried out in the country. He has also acted as an external solicitor in core litigation and other non contentious matters like mergers, delivery of legal opinions, advising on transactions, business relations and procedure and as the Lead Solicitor for the perfection of a multi-billion naira loan facility. Most recently, he was involved in a million dollar settlement involving the Federal Government of Nigeria and an international corporation.