Top 10 Richest Lawyers in Nigeria
Mr. Adewumi Ogunsanya (SAN)
Adewumi Ogunsanya is one of the newly crowned senior advocates in Nigeria. He’s the founder of the Ogunsanya & Ogunsanya law firm, and a managing partner. He sits as the chairman of Multichoice Nigeria, Smile Nigeria, and other companies. He’s also an Heritage Bank board member and chairman of Trocadero Group of Companies.
Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim
Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim is known to be one of the richest lawyers in Nigeria. He’s the proud founder of Global Fleet Group, and he’s also the chairman of the company. He once broadcasted his ambition as an Ondo state gubernatorial aspirant.
Aare Afe Babalola (SAN, OFR, CON)
Aare Afe Babalola is one of Nigeria’s richest and most sought after lawyers. He’s a core and founding partner of Afe Babalola & Co – a law firm in Nigeria famed for it’s production of the most competent of lawyers in Nigeria. In addition to his fame, he’s the founder of the prestigious Afe Babalola University in Nigeria.
Mr. Tunde Folawiyo
Arguable the richest lawyer in Nigeria, Mr. Tunde Folawiyo is the managing director of his father, Wahab Folawiyo’s company – Yinka Folawiyo Group. He also worked with the Ogunsanya & Ogunsanya law firm, and left the legal practice in 1989.
Mr. Wole Olanipekun (SAN)
Wole Olanipekun is one of the most famous names in the Nigerian legal arm who served as the president of the Nigerian Bar Association. He founded the Wole Olanipekun & Co law firm, and he operates as a managing partner.
Mr. Wale Babalakin (SAN)
He’s one of the biggest names when you talk law in Nigeria. Mr. Babalakin serves as chairman to multiple enterprises. He’s the man behind MMA2 which is located in Lagos state, Nigeria. He’s also affiliated with the Babalakin and co law firm in Nigeria – a firm in which he holds the position of a managing partner.
Dr. Konyinsola Ajayi (SAN)
He’s a senior advocate of Nigeria, and has attained the height of a legal counsel in Nigeria since year 1980. Dr. Konyinsola Ajayi is a board member at one of the biggest firms in Nigeria – Dangote Sugar Refinery PLC, and has garnered experience in such areas as Capital Markets, Construction and Engineering, International Business Transactions, and Energy and Natural Resources.
Chief Joe Kyari Gadzama (SAN)
He’s one of the richest lawyers in Nigeria, and he’s a partner holding a management position with a law firm he founded – JK Gadzama & Partners. Chief Joe Kyari Gadzama SAN contested in 2016 Nigerian Bar Association Presidential Election, but unfortunately didn’t emerge a winner.
Mr. John Olatunde Ayeni
John Olatunde Ayeni is one of the richest lawyers in Nigeria. He’s also a businessman and an investor. He’s the chairman of a host of companies including Yola Electricity Distribution Company, Skye Bank PLC, Aso Savings and Loans PLC and others. Mr. John Olatunde Ayeni holds the seat of a founding partner at Legal Resource Alliance in Ikeja, Lagos state, Nigeria.
Mr. Gbenga Oyebode (MFR)
Gbenga Oyebode is one of the most wealthy lawyers in Nigeria. He’s also a big meat, and is known in borders outside Nigeria. Necessary to say, Gbenga Oyebode is one of the most popular Nigerian lawyers. He’s the founder of the Aluko & Oyebode law firm, and he’s a shareholder and board member at MTN Nigeria. He formerly served at Access Bank PLC as the chairman, and holds the seat of the chairman at Okomu Oil Crusade Insurance.
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