Members Of The Firm

B.A.M. FASHANU, S.A.N. – Principal

The firm is headed by its founder and principal, Babatunde A.M. Fashanu, S.A.N., a Lagosian born in 1957, who is an alumnus of the University of Lagos LL.B (1979), was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1980 (B.L.) and bagged his Masters in law at the University of London’s Queen Mary College in 1982 (LL.M).  He took silk in 2002 when he was sworn-in as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.  He worked briefly as State Counsel but worked with major solicitors firm, Lateef Adegbite & Co., and a leading advocates firm, Chambers of H.A. Lardner, SAN for years rising to deputy head of that Chambers before setting-up his own law firm in 1989.  Numerous lawyers have passed through this Chambers and are now associates of law firms or partnerships.   Mr. Fashanu is a full-fledged member of the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, the Nigerian Bar Association (N.B.A.) and the International Bar Association (I.B.A.).


Born in 1977, is a graduate of Lagos State University (LL.B.) and the Nigerian Law School (B.L.) having been called to the bar in 2008, with specialty in General litigation, Commercial, Corporate, Real Property and Banking law practice.


He is an alumnus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (2011) and the Nigerian Law School (2012).   He is driven by a desire to attain excellence.  His analytical and problem solving skills distinguish him.  He is committed to success and has held leadership positions over the years.  His practice areas of interest include alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Real Estate and Conveyancing.

He currently represents individuals, Communities and Corporate bodies in high profile civil and commercial litigations and negotiations in disputes arising from Contracts, real estate and administration of Estates.

He speaks English, Yoruba, Igbo and Urhobo languages.  He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

OLAIDE A. SAFIU – Associate

Born in 1973, is a graduate of Lagos State University (LL.B.) and the Nigerian Law School (B.L.) having been called to the bar in 2013, with specialty in General litigation, Election matters, Land matters and Company law


A versatile graduate of the premier University of Ibadan (2016) was called to the bar in 2017.  His core specialties are Litigation, Corporate Law practice and Real Estate.  He possesses enviable advocacy, legal drafting and Negotiation skills.

He is a humanity-driven mind and this makes him currently the Legal Adviser of Busaosowo Foundation, a non-profit organization established for Youth empowerment and National development.  As a recipient of several writing and public speaking awards, he sees law as a tool for social transformation.