Largest Law Firm in Nigeria, Member DLA Piper Africa with Sub-Saharan roots and a Global perspective

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Established in 1965, Olajide Oyewole LLP is one of the largest firms in sub-Saharan Africa. We get straight to the point of the commercial challenges faced by our clients and make it our business to understand their industry, their everyday concerns and their future goals. The Firm aims to deliver an incomparable client experience, and our clients interact with the very best lawyers, who have some of the finest legal minds in the industry, who also possess a refreshingly creative and resourceful approach to work. 

Olajide Oyewole LLP is also leading the market in client-centric innovation. Our attention to the minutest detail and ensuring that our solutions are adaptive and tailor made for our clients in relation to their problems, makes us one of the most sought after business and legal solutions providers in the market. Olajide Oyewole LLP understands this requirement and as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest commercial firms, we have been able to deliver outstanding legal services to a broad range of clients, from private clients to governments. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law.

Olajide Oyewole LLP (OOLLP) is the exclusive Nigerian member of DLA Piper Africa. DLA Piper Africa combines the resource and expertise of DLA Piper’s global practice together with leading business law firms across the African continent to provide an unrivalled pan-Africa service. This approach makes us a leading firm in Africa. DLA Piper Africa was founded to formalise and reflect the unique relationship which DLA Piper has developed over years of working with carefully selected domestic law firms. The firms that are members of DLA Piper Africa are all leading independent law firms in their jurisdictions. The firms are highly rated and respected by peers and clients. Read more 

Firm Leadership

“ They are very competent not only from the legal perspective but they are very commercial. Some of the lawyers have specific energy industry experience, a couple were engineers in a previous life and one was an investment banker. The firm as a whole has a broad offering and is also good in infrastructure ”

— International Finance Law Review