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Oluwafunmilola I. Salami

Oluwafunmilola I. Salami

Principal/Lead Counsel

He graduated with a LL.B Second Class {Upper Division} Honours from the Lagos State University in April, 2011 where he held several leadership positions. He then forged ahead to the Nigerian Law School, Kano Campus for his BL and upon successful completion was called to the Nigerian Bar in November, 2012.

Funmilola Salami is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria, and also a Fellow of the Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development and a Certified Management Consultant,

‘Funmilola Salami ESQ. A.ICMC CMC FIMC FCP

‘Funmi Salami as he is fondly called by colleagues possess wide exposure and latitude of experience in the practice of law. He began his legal career at the Abia State Ministry of Justice, Umuahia and the proceeded to the law firm of Law Corporate.

He later got appointed as the Research & Personal Assistant to a Judge at the Federal High Court, Lagos. He garnered wide range of experience clerking the office of the Distinguished Honourable Judge. After a period of selfless service, he moved to the firm of ‘Kunle Ogunba & Associates. He grew in ranks and resigned after three years of meritorious service.

‘Funmi Salami has bias for corporate and commercial practice with special focus on Insolvency, more particularly on Bankruptcy and Winding – Up proceedings, Receivership actions, recovery of Non-Performing Loans from Multinationals, State Governments and Blue chip companies.

‘Funmi Salami has successfully handled several contentious cases leading to favourable judgments, managed several companies in receivership, argued motions wherein opposing sides are led by Senior Advocates.  Ultimately, ‘Funmilola is thorough, clinical, energetic and exude excellence as was shown during his appointment as a Non – Executive Director of the Lagos Continental Hotel, Lagos {formerly, the Intercontinental Hotel In – Receivership}.

In the course of his career, he has handled cases for Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Diamond Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc, Nigerian Export – Import Bank, Bank of Industry, Ecobank Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc, Wema Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Skye Bank Plc {Now Polaris Bank} amongst others.

‘Funmilola Salami is an astute professional in the areas of patents and trademarks, mergers and acquisitions, incorporation of companies and Non – Governmental Organizations, Labour and Tax matters mentioning but a few.