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Our office in the heart of the City of London is a vital component of our strategy to address the needs of our clients for integrated, end-to-end legal services, transaction management and efficiency on cross- border transactions across key markets in Africa

Our International Practice

Opened in December 2021, our London-based international practice reinforces our existing transactional capabilities in corporate finance, project development, corporate/M&A and private equity, in enabling us to 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 in Africa today.

Our London-based international practice extends our reach and presence across Africa. Through our long-standing network of relationship firms in Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone Africa and the Maghreb, our London office enables us deliver comprehensively for our clients on their investment needs and strengthen their positions in one of the world's fastest growing, evolving and competitive regional blocks.


Our London office builds on Olaniwun Ajayi’s longstanding reputation for high quality service delivery in a wide range of corporate, commercial and contentious work

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  • Finance

  • Corporate

  • Project Development

  • Dispute Resolution

  • ESG


Lawyers in our London office have transaction depth and expertise on projects in over 20 jurisdictions in Africa.

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It is day 3 of the Investing in African Mining Indaba and our Partner and Chair of the Finance and Project Development Practice, Dr. Gabriel Onagoruwa, is attending the flagship conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

Olaniwun Ajayi London partners speak with Business Day about the firm’s first office outside of Nigeria, Nigeria’s investment landscape, and the future of legal sector

A new office. An Expanded offering. New faces. We are excited to welcome Howard Barrie, Chuks Ibechukwu and Gabriel Onagoruwa as we launch our new cross-border practice in the City of London