Obafemi Oluwayemi

Obafemi is the founding partner of axioms solicitors.  He has about twenty years experience advising clients mostly investment bankers on diverse financial transactions such as project finance, corporate finance, investment fund structuring and general commercial transactions.  He graduated from the prestigious faculty of law of obafemi awolowo university, ile-ife in 1996 and obtained a master of laws from the same university in 2001.  He is a member of the chartered institute of taxation of nigeria and the institute of chartered secretaries and administrators, united kingdom.  He has attended various international seminars and other training programs especially on aspects of finance and structured finance.  He is also a member of the nigerian association of energy economist.

Prior to founding axioms solicitors, he was an assistant vice president in the legal & compliance unit of the premier asset management and investment banking outfit in nigeria, asset & resource management company limited (arm).  While in arm he was the head of the transaction advisory desk in the legal unit where he led a team of talented lawyers who provide transaction advisory services on all aspects of the company’s investment banking and fund formation transactions.    Prior to joining arm, obafemi also worked at some of the leading law firms in nigeria such as perchstone and graeys, udo udoma & belo-osagie and chief gani fawehinmi chambers.