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ABOUT US


Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates since its inception has carved a niche as a law firm dedicated to offering excellent legal services covering diverse areas of the law including Corporate, Commercial, Banking and Finance, Regulation and Compliance, Taxation, Insolvency, Labour and Industrial Relations, Intellectual Property, Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration and Mediation), Real Estate with special strength on litigious matters.
Our clients are private individuals, companies, government parastatals and ministries within and outside Nigeria, and we provide first rate qualitative services to them by providing clear-cut, timely and cost effective solutions to legal and related issues. The firm has responsive lawyers willing to go the extra mile within the ambits of the law, to ensure prompt resolution of legal problems confronting our clients.

OUR SERVICES

WE OFFER EXCELLENT SERVICES SPANNING DIVERSE AREAS OF THE LAW INCLUDING:

CORPORATE LEGAL SERVICES

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
(ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION)
BANKING AND FINANCE
LAW AND REGULATION
REAL ESTATE & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
MATRIMONIAL CASES
TAXATION
REGULATION AND COMPLIANCE

Our Vision and Mission Statement

VISION

Our vision is to introduce a paradigm shift into the standard of law practice, by taking quality of services rendered to another level, attaining and exceeding world’s best practices.

MISSION
The firm’s mission is to provide excellent legal services through team work and adherence to ethical practices.

OLOYEDE OYEDIRAN

[MANAGING PARTNER]

Oloyede Oyediran Esq. had a Diploma in Social Policy and Administration from Bayero University Kano in 1997. Obtained an LLB from University of Ilorin in 2003, was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2005, he obtained his LLM Degree in 2009 from the University of Ibadan, with his PhD in view from the University of Ilorin.
He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom, and a lecturer at Crescent University, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Started active law practice with Messrs John Olusola Bayeshea S.A.N & Co in Ilorin between 2004 and 2006. He joined MessrsAmaran& Associates in Lagos in 2006 left in 2010 to join Crest Solicitors & Attorney before eventually moving to Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates in 2011 as the Managing partner.
He was Company Secretary/Legal adviser to Citi Trust Pension Managers Limited (a pension fund administrator based in Lagos). His wealth of experience in both corporate & commercial litigation and company secretarial jobs are enormous and has assisted a great deal in the success of the firm.

LAWYERS

Meet The Team

ITOHAN EVBUOMA

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

ITOHAN EVBUOMA

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Itohan Evbuoma obtained her LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Ilorin in 2003 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2005. She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom. She started active law practice in December 2005 when she joined Alex Uzebu& Associate.
In 2007, she joined Reliance Partners till 2010 when she left active law practice to join Mo’vibez Entertainment where she was appointed Company Secretary. In 2012, she returned to active law practice when she joined Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates till date. She is also Company secretary to C.E.E. Industries Limited and Axon Integrated Service Limited. Her vast knowledge in Corporate legal services has contributed to the development of the Firm.

MOTUNRAYO ABISOLA O

ASSOCIATE

MOTUNRAYO ABISOLA O

ASSOCIATE

Motunrayo Abisola Olusesi obtained her (Hons) Degree from the Lagos State University in 2011 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012. She started her legal career as a Legal Officer with National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2012 and then delved into active private Legal Practice in 2013 when she joined the Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates.

OLUWABUSOLA ALABI

ASSOCIATE

OLUWABUSOLA ALABI

ASSOCIATE

Oluwabusola Alabi obtained her (Hons) Degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University in 2010 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2011. Her legal career commenced the same year when she joined Adeniji Kazeem & Co., Barristers & Solicitors as a junior Counsel in the Corporate Department.
She has held the position of a Company Secretary and Legal Adviser in some organizations and as a result, amassed the requisite knowledge and experience which have qualified her as a Corporate Lawyer. She joined the law firm of Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates in 2013.

OLAPEJU BALOGUN

ASSOCIATE

OLAPEJU BALOGUN

ASSOCIATE

Olapeju Balogun obtained her (Hons) Degree from Madonna University in 2010 and interned at Idowu Sofola & Co. in 2010 pending admission to the Nigerian Law School. She completed her National Youth Service Scheme at Plycon Nigeria Limited in 2012. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2013. She was posted to Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates as a law School Extern in 2013 before eventually joining the firm as an Associate in 2014. Olapeju is currently enrolled as a student at the University of Lagos in pursuit of a Masters degree in law.

Her area of practice includes, general civil litigation, labour and industrial matters, banking and finance matters amongst others. In the course of working with Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates, Olapeju has been privileged to handle cases for banks, credit bureau, airlines, oil & gas firms and other companies. She has been involved in several tortuous cases involving banks, individuals and credit bureaus, with some on appeal at the moment. She provides legal advice on diverse range of issues to banks and other corporate bodies.

Olapeju is an accredited agent of the Corporate Affairs Commission, and is well versed in pre-incorporation, incorporation and post incorporation activities at the CAC. She performs the duty of company secretary to a few companies and has registered both business names and limited liability companies.

She is currently widening her area of interest to include taxation and blockchain transactions. Olapeju is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

CHIDIEBERE ONUOKORO ESQ.

ASSOCIATE

CHIDIEBERE ONUOKORO ESQ.

ASSOCIATE

Chidiebere is an astute Counsel with an eye for excellence, goal-driven and very passionate about his work. His experience as a litigator cuts across all levels of court within and outside Lagos State. His areas of interests include corporate/commercial litigation, consumer rights protection, intellectual property and general civil litigation.

Upon enrollment at the Bar in 2014, he joined the Law Offices of Messrs. Amaran& Associates in Lagos, Nigeria for his National Youth service Corps, where he worked till 2016 before joining Andrias& Co. Legal Practitioners, also in Lagos, as a Litigation Associate. He joined Paradigm Solicitors & Advocates in 2018 and currently serves as a member of the Dispute Resolution Team.

He obtained his LL.B (Hons) Degree from Ebonyi State University in 2012, and a B.L (Hons) from the Nigerian Law School in 2014. He is certified in Arbitration of International Disputesby Leiden University in the Netherlands; and Compliance by the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, he is enrolled at the University of South Wales for his LL.M.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and Amnesty International.

OLUYEMISI SHONUBI

ASSOCIATE

OLUYEMISI SHONUBI

ASSOCIATE

Oluyemisi Shonubi is a legal practitioner with eleven years post call experience. She started her legal career with the law firm of Owolabi & Oyefeso in 2009 as a legal research personnel.

She, thereafter, joined the Oil Industry in 2010 when she took up employment as the Legal Administrator of Global Oceon Engineers Nigeria Limited 'Oceon', a multi disciplinary Engineering Design Company with technical partnerships with global leaders in Onshore, Offshore and Subsea Engineering and Construction.

In 2014, she joined Paradigm Law Solutions and Advocates.

She holds a BL from the Nigerian Law School and an LLB from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State. InpShe is also an alumna of the mini MBA program organised by Access Bank with the support of the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group and other programs organised by the Pan African University.

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Ikoyi, Lagos
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