Ibukunolu A Babajide (IBK) LL.B, LL.M

Ibukunolu A Babajide (IBK)Admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1983 and the Lincoln’s Inn in 1990, IBK the senior partner possesses a diverse and rich legal background. He began his legal career in academics as a law lecturer in leading Nigerian Universities (Obafemi Awolowo University and Lagos State University) before relocating to the United Kingdom where he qualified as a Barrister at Lincoln’s Inn. He is a guest Lecturer at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS).

He worked for a short period as a Tax Officer Higher Grade with the UK Board of Inland Revenue, and then became the Legal Advisor of BSI – British Standards Institution – the UK standardization body. He built an active law practice as a Barrister before joining the United Nations as a prosecutor at the ICTR – International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

He has the unique advantage of the right of audience in the United Kingdom.


Remilekun O Olaopa LL.B, LL.M, MCIArb

Remilekun O OlaopaAdmitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1989, Remi is the managing partner of Babajide & Olaopa. She is a quintessential litigator, legal strategist, and an astute negotiator. She began her legal practice in the firm of Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and one of the foremost litigation lawyers in Nigeria where she acquired strong and effective litigation skills. She litigates in all the Federal and State High Courts, the Appellate Courts, and the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Remi practiced for many years at Ajumogobia & Okeke, a reputable and well-known international law firm specialising in Company & Commercial Law where she left as an Associate Partner to set up Babajide & Olaopa. At Ajumogobia & Okeke, she gained wide and varied knowledge and experience in commercial practice and honed her litigation skills. Over the years, she handled many complex and difficult, sometimes novel domestic and international transactions.

Remi is a Notary Public and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (Nigeria Branch) who is actively involved in the practice of Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution.




Chief (Deacon) David Babarinde Babajide

Consultant Admitted to Lincoln’s Inn in 1959 and the Nigerian Bar in 1960, Chief D. B. Babajide began his legal career as an assistant manager with British Petroleum (BP) in 1961.

He left BP to become a junior federal minister of education in 1964. Prior to his retirement in 2008, he specialised in land and estate law and related litigation.