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Tokunbo Orimobi & Co, a Nigerian Firm of Attorneys, was established on January 12, 1979. The Firm in its quest for expansion admitted new partners and registered as a limited partnership, which necessitated a name change to TOKUNBO ORIMOBI LP in 2012.

Tokunbo Orimobi LP (“Tokunbo Orimobi”) has competent and adept lawyers with vast knowledge and experience in several areas of practice including but not limited to Corporate & Commercial; Corporate Finance; Project Finance; Structured Finance; Capital & Money Markets; Mergers & Acquisitions; Venture Capital; Private Equity; Business Advisory; Banking; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Taxation; Privatization & Commercialization; Transportation (Shipping, Aviation, Rail etc); Energy, Power & Natural Resources; White Collar Crimes; Government Lobbying; Real Estate; Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution; Trust; Wills & Probate; Debt Recovery and to a considerable extent Criminal Matters.

In 2004, the Firm was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria as Capital Market Solicitors. The Firm also has accreditation with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria.

In 2012, the Firm opened branches in Ibadan and Abuja. In 2014, Tokunbo Orimobi initiated concrete steps to becoming a global law firm (with London and New York being the first set of proposed international offices). In 2016, the Firm launched in London and New York with full commercial operations to begin in January 2017.

Currently, the Firm is listed with the International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) as one of the world’s leading financial law firms and has the status of a “Recommended Firm” with the IFLR1000.