Olayimika Olasewere

OlayimikaYinka Olasewere was called to the Nigerian Bar in December 1992. He attended primary and secondary schools in Lagos; ADRAO International School; and St Gregory’s College and obtained his law degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University.

Mr Olasewere trained under the pupillage of Alhaji Femi Okunnu, SAN, CFR for the first seven years of his early days as a lawyer and during those years he acted as one of the counsel representing clients in a broad range of matters.  In the past decade however, he has tended towards real estate and estate planning and succession matters with consistent involvement in general civil and criminal litigation matters.

Until recently, in December, 2018, Mr. Olasewere was a Partner in the top tier law firm, S.P.A. Ajibade and Co where he was equity Partner leading the Real Estate and Succession Department. In his position as Partner in SPACO for 18 years, Mr. Olasewere handled several top-notch clients in areas straddling litigation, land and succession matters and general consultancy services.

In January 2020, Mr Olasewere founded Roof Top Chambers with another practitioner, Bamidele Ayileka of Bamidele Ayileka and Co with the objective of creating a novel alliance of law firms and private practitioners specializing in novel areas of practice apart from the firm’s core competencies in dispute resolution, real estate and property law, private clients, estate planning and succession and commercial law. The firm’s mantra is …It can be Done”.

Mr. Olasewere is an active bar man and was one of the founding members of the Nigerian Bar Association (Epe Branch) and is currently the Legal Adviser of the Branch He is an active member of the International Bar Association (I.B.A.) Real Estate Committee and also a member of the Association of Succession, Trust and Estate Planning Practitioners (A.S.T.E.P. )

Mr Olasewere is also involved in charitable organisations the latest being an entity devoted to the welfare of widowers of which he is one. He is also involved in horticulture with a site in Epe where he is also part of a group involved in a housing project in Imokun, for  lawyers with emphasis on young lawyers and retiring or retired lawyers and judicial officers; a  LAW VILLAGE concept. Mr Olasewere is the founder of the Eko Law Museum which will soon be launched in conjunction with other stake holders.

Mr Olasewere is a member of various social clubs including Eko Club and Ikoyi Club 1938 and his main hobbies in