YEMI CANDIDE-JOHNSON

YEMI CANDIDE-JOHNSON

SENIOR PARTNER

Yemi Candide-Johnson is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the Senior Partner at Strachan Partners. He is continuously engaged as lead counsel in ongoing major and high profile commercial and public policy disputes across the courts of Nigeria and has been either counsel or arbitrator in several domestic and international commercial arbitrations in the maritime, petroleum banking and construction industries. Yemi also has remarkable experience in advising on complex commercial transactions as well as advising foreign investors on potential investment in Nigeria. Yemi was recently appointed president of the Lagos Court of Arbitration, which is Africa’s foremost dispute resolution institution.

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ADERONKE ALEX-ADEDIPE

ADERONKE ALEX-ADEDIPE

PARTNER

Aderonke Alex-Adedipe is a partner in the firm and she heads the firm’s corporate-commercial and project finance teams. She specialises and has in-depth experience in project finance transactions representing lenders and borrowers with particular concentration on multi-lateral financial institutions. She also has immense experience in advising local and foreign clients in the areas of project finance, oil and gas, real estate development, joint venture arrangements, business ventures and other commercial transactions as well as general legal advisory. In addition to her corporate-commercial experience, she also has experience in commercial arbitration.

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AARON ONYEBUCHI

AARON ONYEBUCHI

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Aaron Onyebuchi is a Senior Associate in the firm and he heads the Dispute Resolution team. He is primarily involved in civil litigation and has participated in various court cases of significant importance in the High Courts and Appellate Courts in Nigeria. He has also participated in several commercial arbitral proceedings. He is interested in international conflict resolution and has completed courses with the United States Institute of Peace on Conflict Analysis and Negotiation and Conflict Management. Aaron is a confident and proactive lawyer who aspires to exceed client expectation by delivering quality and depth.

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OLADIRAN FALORE

OLADIRAN FALORE

ASSOCIATE | TEAM HEAD

Oladiran Falore is an Associate and Team Head of the firm’s office in Abuja. He provides support to the corporate commercial team of the firm advising both local and foreign clients on the legal and regulatory framework applicable to doing business in Nigeria and the necessary processes and procedures.Oladiran has extensive experience in providing legal advice to private/public organizations in relation to the procurement of relevant licenses and permits. His core areas of practice include regulatory compliance, contract review, due diligence, immigration, taxation, real property transactions, company secretarial services, general corporate advisory matters and legal appearances at superior courts.

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OYEBADE ST. MATTHEW-DANIEL

OYEBADE ST. MATTHEW-DANIEL

ASSOCIATE

Oyebade St. Matthew-Daniel is an energetic and passionate lawyer. Her areas of specialisation include Corporate and commercial advisory, Project finance, Company secretarial services, Contract documentation, Due diligence and Real property transactions.She is also a Certified Compliance Officer (CCO) and advises clients on the corporate governance, compliance, ethics and risk management requirements of their organisations.

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ADEDOLAPO ADEWOLE

ADEDOLAPO ADEWOLE

ASSOCIATE

Adedolapo Adewole is an Associate with Strachan Partners. She joined Strachan Partners in 2014 and is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Debt Recovery and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice.

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ADERINSOLA COKER

ADERINSOLA COKER

ASSOCIATE

Aderinsola Coker is an associate in the firm and she is a member of the dispute resolution team. Her areas of expertise are commercial litigation, commercial arbitration – both international and domestic, enforcement of foreign judgements and mediation.

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KHALID ABBASS

KHALID ABBASS

ASSOCIATE

Khalid Abbass is an Associate and member of the firm’s dispute resolution team. His practice focus is Litigation, Arbitration and ADR. He is actively involved in the Firm’s commercial and civil litigation cases. Prior to joining the Firm, Khalid worked with a core litigation firm where he garnered hands-on experience in Election Petition Disputes and General Civil Litigation.

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BRIGHT ODIA

BRIGHT ODIA

ASSOCIATE

Bright Odia is an Associate at Strachan Partners and a member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group. Prior to joining the firm, Bright worked with Olisa Agbakoba Legal, and Paul Erokoro & Co. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

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CHIOMA DURU

CHIOMA DURU

ASSOCIATE

Chioma Duru is an Associate with Strachan Partners and a member of the dispute resolution team.and her practice focus is on Litigation, Debt Recovery and Corporate, Commercial Law.

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