Ola Orewale

Ola Orewale: Attorney with ÆLEX
  • Partner at ÆLEX (35 Attorneys)
  • 7th Floor, Marble House, 1, Kingsway Road, P.O. Box 52901, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
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Insolvency Profile

Ola is a partner in the firm. He has over a decade of experience in insolvency and bankruptcy matters. He renders advisory services to financial institutions, corporate organisations, governmental agencies and multinational companies on insolvency, restructuring and turnaround of companies, mergers and acquisition, schemes of arrangement and compromise, winding-up petitions, receivership and bankruptcy. He also advises on compliance with statutory regulations by the insolvent managers.

He has considerable experience in drafting deeds of appointment of receiver/managers, mortgages, leases and joint ventures agreements, etc. He acts as counsel representing financial institutions, corporate organisations, governmental agencies and multinational companies on matters relating to winding-up petitions, bankruptcy, receivership, mergers and acquisition and business turnaround at the high court and appellate courts in Nigeria.

He is currently acting as solicitor to the receiver/manager appointed by a consortium of banks in Nigeria (First Bank of Nigeria plc, Union Bank Plc, Afribank plc, Bank PHB plc, Unity Bank plc, EcoBank and UBA plc) for the recovery of 1.2 billion naira owed by a Nigerian construction company. He is also acting as counsel to a notable bank in Nigeria for the recovery of debt of over 3 billion naira owed to the bank by struggling companies. He has also acted as counsel to an automobile company in respect of an action relating to an order of appointment of receiver/manager over the company's business.

Ola is a member of Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) and INSOL International. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and Nigeria, as well as an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Insolvency

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+234 1 461 7321  Phone
+234 1 269 2072  Fax
Law School Attended:
Ogun State University, LL.B., Hons., 1996; University of Ibadan, LL.M., 2004
Year of First admission:
1998, Nigeria
English and Yoruba

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Lagos, Nigeria

  • Lagos, Nigeria
    7th Floor, Marble House , 1, Kingsway Road , P.O. Box 52901, Ikoyi

    +234 1 461 7321 Phone

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