Olayemi is one of the leading finance lawyers in Nigeria and has more than two decades of experience advising clients in diverse areas of law. She has a law degree from the University of Ibadan and a Master’s degree in law from Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.
She represents various organizations and multinational companies, attending to the full range of their business and transactional needs on a range of local and cross border transactions. Olayemi has relevant experience across many industry sectors and is most renowned for her experience in financing and Mergers and Acquisitions in the financial services, energy, and natural resources, and infrastructure sectors.
Prior to founding Sefton Fross, Olayemi was a Senior Partner and Head of the Finance Practice Group and a Key Member of the Energy and Projects Practice Group at a leading law firm, and before then the General Counsel at Sahara Energy Resources. Under her leadership, Sefton Fross grew very quickly to become one of the leading law firms in Nigeria and has been consistently recognized as such by the leading internationally renowned legal directories and publications. She has made significant contributions to the development of finance law, policy and business in Nigeria and is an astute speaker and prolific writer.