Our Team

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships."

- Michael Jordan

ANUOLUWAPO ESO is the Managing Partner of the firm. He is a graduate of the Lagos State University, was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990 and holds a Masters degree in International Law & Diplomacy from the University of Lagos.
He is an alumna of Chief Executive Programme 22 of the Lagos Business School and the Global CEO Programme of the IESE Business School, University of Navarra. Anuoluwapo has wide and extensive knowledge in Corporate and Commercial law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Intellectual Property protection and Administration. He has attended several courses and seminars locally and internationally.
He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and International Bar Association

OLUSEGUN OLAIYA heads the firm’s litigation department and doubles as the Head of Practice. He is a graduate of the Olabisi Onabanjo University and the Nigerian Law School. He is a smart and resourceful litigator and has been involved in landmark corporate and commercial litigations at the trial and appellate courts.
He has a background in litigation and cognate experience in negotiation and broad spectrum dispute resolution mechanisms. Segun advises and represents clients in disputes ranging from banking, real estate, insolvency, election, employment and labour matters, matrimonial, human rights and other related issues.
He is member of the Nigerian Bar Association and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)

OLAMIDE PEDRO is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Commercial/Litigation department. She is a graduate of the University of Lagos, Akoka and the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja.
Olamide has been involved in aspects of Commercial and Civil Litigation and has handled matters involving but not limited to land law, family law, contract law and property law. She started her legal practice at a core civil litigation firm and presently deploys her experience in the legal practice of the firm.
She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and a Student Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.

OLAYINKA AJOSE is an Associate Counsel and core member of the Firm’s Corporate Commercial/Energy and Natural Resources department
She attended the University of Lagos, graduating with an LL.B (Hons) in 2009 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2010. She is adept in Corporate Commercial, Oil & Gas, Electricity, Immigration & Labour, Financing, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and Insolvency transactions and has advised numerous clients in respect of same.
She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and a Student Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.

JOSHUA AMUSAN-GIWA is in the litigation department of the firm. He is a graduate of University of Ibadan with over four years of active litigation experience.
His is vast in Civil and Criminal Litigation, Acquisition of property transactions and perfection of title documents, Probate and related matter, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Companies and winding up proceedings. During his NYSC days, Joshua was a member of the Legal Aids Group where he rendered free legal services to indigent Nigerians.
He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

OLADUNNI LADEINDE graduated from the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009 and obtained a Masters Degree in Maritime Law from the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom) in 2012. Ms Ladeinde was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and is presently conducting her doctorate research at the University of Lagos, Nigeria in the area of Commercial and Industrial Law
Ms. Ladeinde is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Commercial Department and has experience advising on, and superintending a range of commercial transactions. She has specialised experience in the practice of Maritime Law and has advised on various admiralty transactions ranging from vessel sale and purchase, ship management, filing of caveats against, arrest and release proceedings, alternative dispute resolution proceedings and the provision of secretarial support services to shipping companies
Ms Ladeinde is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Nigerian Maritime Law Association.

FEBUK UYA is a graduate of the University of Abuja. She is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Commercial Group. She is a graduate of the University of Abuja and the Nigerian Law School. Febuk’s practice focuses on Corporate/Commercial, Litigation and ADR, Property and Real Estate and has a flair for Energy and Natural Resoures. She is vibrant and purpose – driven with the zeal to always work at her best.

She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

CHINAZO ANOZIE is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Commercial Group. She is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nigerian Law School, and a member of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
Her practice focuses on Corporate/Commercial, Litigation and ADR, Property and Real Estate. She is a hardworking, resourceful lawyer who is fully aware of the structure, culture and procedures of the legal profession.

Chinazo’s ability to multi-task and her high level of professionalism are part of the things that makes her an integral part of the Firm

CHIAMAKA EZENDUKA is a graduate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University and the Nigerian Law School with active practice in Litigation/Arbitration & ADR, Administration of Estate, Insolvency, Corporate/Commercial, Property & Real Estate. She is hardworking and always strives to achieve the highest standard possible, at any given task. She has a clear, logical and analytical mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see task to completion. Chiamaka possesses excellent communication skills and have the ability and experience to relate with wide range of people.

She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

MAUREEN NWAOKOLOBIA is the Firm’s Administrative and Human Resources Personnel. She is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics, Delta State University. She is an enthusiastic professional who focuses on Fiscal Management, Human Resources and Project Management. She is a strongly motivated individual who has a propensity for working with numbers and management.