Biography of Femi Olubanwo

Biography of Founding Partner, Femi Olubanwo


Banwo & Ighodalo was established on the 1st of February, 1991, with a determination by the founding partners to build a first-class institution, which would rank amongst the best in the world.

Thirty (30) years following its establishment, B&I remains widely acclaimed as a constantly innovative firm providing cutting-edge legal solutions to complex and emerging legal issues. Based on clients' feedback, our team of experts is commercially savvy with deep knowledge of the market, and we deliver outstanding services in a very efficient, prompt and cost-effective manner that maximizes customer satisfaction.
 
We are consistently ranked as a 1st Tier law firm in Corporate and Commercial Law, Project Finance, Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Energy & Natural Resources (oil, gas, power, mining and infrastructure), Capital Markets, Securities & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Foreign Investment & Divestment. We also have a proven and credible track record in Shipping & International Trade, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration.


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Femi Olubanwo is a founding partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, one of the leading full-service law firms in Nigeria. Femi's passion for completeness and perfection makes him a consummate professional. He has been engaged in many domestic and international financing related transactions. His commitment to exceeding clients' expectations, and the assurance of success in any transaction with which he is identified places him above the ordinary lawyer.










ExperienceExperience

    Banwo & Ighodalo logo
    PartnerPartner
    Banwo & IghodaloBanwo & Ighodalo Feb 1991 - Present · 31 yrs 5 mosFeb 1991 - Present · 31 yrs 5 mos Lagos and Abuja, NigeriaLagos and Abuja, Nigeria
    Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria (IPLAN) logo
    PresidentPresident
    Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria (IPLAN)Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria (IPLAN) Apr 2016 - Mar 2021 · 5 yrsApr 2016 - Mar 2021 · 5 yrs
    Associate Legal CounselAssociate Legal Counsel
    CHRIS O. OKUNOWO & CO.CHRIS O. OKUNOWO & CO. 1983 - 1988 · 5 yrs 1 mo1983 - 1988 · 5 yrs 1 mo

EducationEducation

    Nigerian Law School logo
    Nigerian Law SchoolNigerian Law School
    B.L. HonoursB.L. Honours 1981 - 19821981 - 1982
    University of Lagos logo
    University of LagosUniversity of Lagos
    LL.B Honours, LawLL.B Honours, Law 1977 - 1981





























    Femi Olubanwo is an erudite intellectual property practitioner whose diverse commercial practice includes advising on all manner of trade mark issues. He also possesses expertise in copyright matters. Market observers consider him to be "one of the top intellectual property lawyers."
    Chambers & Partners 2019

Femi's passion for completeness and perfection makes him a consummate professional. He has been engaged in many domestic and international financing related transactions. His commitment to exceeding clients' expectations, and the assurance of success in any transaction with which he is identified places him above the ordinary lawyer.
EDUCATION

    University of Lagos (LL.B Hons, 1976 - 1981)

    Nigerian Law School (B.L, 1981 - 1982).

PRACTICE AREAS

    Intellectual Property & Technology

    Banking & Loan Syndication

    Corporate & Commercial Law

    Project Finance

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

    Nigerian Bar Association

    Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys

    Nigerian Maritime Law Association

    International Trademark Association

    World Trade Course of Nigeria

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