Olumide Famuyiwa, PhD is a partner in the law firm of Babalakin & Co. Legal Practitioners. He has a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry across countries such as Nigeria, France and United Kingdom.
Dr. Olumide’s area of expertise includes Commercial/Financial Law Advisory Services (banking, infrastructures, project finance, oil & gas, and power), International Arbitration, Securities Regulation, and International Law.
He has conducted complex financial forensic analysis, asset tracing and advised the Federal Government of Nigeria on the recovery of illegally externalised foreign exchange in the sum of $13 billion USD by offshore corporate shareholders of MTN Communications Nigeria Limited.
He jointly advised on the Nigerian regulatory landscape (which necessitated a review of local laws applicable in Kogi State and Federal Laws) relevant for the development of 3600MW coal-fired power plant, the Kogi State Coal Mine, and the development of Commercial & residential property within the immediate community.
He obtained his first degree from the University of Ibadan and proceeded to the prestigious University of Oxford for his BCL and PhD degrees.
Dr. Olumide Famuyiwa is a member of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), NBA Section on Business Law and Financial Services Lawyers Association (United Kingdom).