Olufunke Olumide

Partner, Private Clients & Family Business Management

Olufunke is a Partner at the Firm and leads the Family Business Management team. Her practice areas cover aspects of Private wealth management, Family business advisory, with special emphasis on corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, real estate advisory, and start-up advisory.

She provides legal advisory services on business compliance and regulatory issues in respect of family business set up and operations of businesses in Nigeria. She also has experience in offering company secretarial services to corporates and advises them on the establishment of corporate governance structures.

Olufunke has been involved in conducting legal due diligence investigations for corporates including advising on investment models.  She has provided advise in Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Corporate Restructuring deals in the FMCG, financial services, technology, media & entertainment & agricultural sectors. She also advised clients on corporate rescue mechanisms for companies in distress.

Olufunke is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and has experience in Commercial Arbitration and Mediation. She has served as both Counsel and Registrar in Arbitration proceedings and is an advocate for using alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

  • University of Liverpool: LL.M in International Business Law
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (ACIArb)
  • Nigerian Law School: BL
  • University of Lagos: LL. B
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (ACIArb)
  • Private Wealth Management
  • Corporate Governance Advisory & Audit
  • Family Business Management & Advisory
  • Corporate Commercial & General Legal Advisory
  • Company Secretarial
  • Legal Audit