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People

Bola Tinubu is a Partner in the firm and leads its Corporate Practice. She has a wealth of experience in advising business on transactional and regulatory matters.

While her special focus is in corporate governance, business and group re-organizations, as well as company acquisitions and disposals, Bola provides general corporate representation and regulatory support to international clients, public companies and closely-held businesses in a broad range of sectors including real estate, consumer goods and retail, financial services, technology and industrials.

She provides advice convering a wide range of commercial matters including, foreign direct investments, corporate strategic alliances, the expansion of businesses and succession planning. Bola's counsel is regularly sought by company boards on performance and evaluation matters, as well as their day-to-day operations and in times of corporate crises.

Professional Qualifications

  • Solicitor and Advocate admitted to the Nigerian Bar
  • Chartered Governance Professional - ICSA: The Governance Institute, U.K.
  • Chartered Director - The Institute of Directors, U.K.

Education

  • The University of Manchester, U.K., B.A. (Econ)
  • The Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, LLB
  • The Nigerian Bar, B.L.

Recognition

Bola was named by the BBC in its 2018 list of 100 inspiring and influential women around the world, for her voluntary work with children.

Highlights of the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018

The  Financial Reporting  Council  of  Nigeria ("the  FRC or the Council")   recently issued  the   Nigerian  Code of  Corporate Governance  (“the Code”) pursuant to the powers conferred on it by Sections  11 (c) and 51(c) of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria Act on  1st  January  2019. The Code  has been formulated  to promote  and institutionalise corporate governance best practices in Nigerian  companies.

Realworld law: Nigeria

The Realworld Law is an essential guide that shares our knowledge and expertise about how the laws relating to the real estate sector work in Nigeria.