YEMI OPEMUTI is a Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Bam & Gad Solicitors. He has over 18years experience of Legal Practice in Commercial, Corporate and Civil law combining outstanding experience as a Solicitor and Advocate engaged in Commercial and Corporate practice. He has also represented Clients in High Court and Appellate Courts in Nigeria. He has a special skill in employing its several years of experience in commercial and corporate law practice in negotiating foreign direct investment into Nigeria economy sub-sector. He is responsible for developing and driving the vision of the Law firm for excellence and Clients satisfaction through valuable solution to Client’s brief or job.
Yemi devotes his time focused on achieving the Firms Strategy and supporting Partners in building their relationship with clients. He has introduced several dynamic reforms which seek to improve the way the firm do things for the benefits of the Client’s in rapidly changing and evolving market in Nigeria. He is a versatile lawyer and passionate about leadership quality whether dealing with everyone at the firm whether Partners, Associates, members of the society and Client’s.
Before joining Bam & Gad Solicitors he worked as Legal Counsel and later Head of Chambers on Civil, Commercial and Business Department at Tunde Oladunmuye & Co a top Commercial and corporate law firm in ikoyi lagos in high brow commercial hub of Lagos, he has been Principal Partner at BAM & GAD Solicitors. He graduated in 1998 from prestigious University of Benin, Benin City Nigeria for LLB, Bachelors Degree in Law and also proceeded and completed Nigerian Law School Abuja for the BL for the Professional qualification as Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of NigeriaHe is a member of Nigeria Bar Association, International Bar Association Section on Business Law and also a VIP member of International Trade Council, He has attended many International conferences on Law and area of practice both within and outside the country.
He is the head of litigation for commercial and corporate matters and also head of chambers civil litigation. He has appeared before several courts and tribunals across Nigeria at court of first instance and appellate levels, representing many clients in Civil and commercial disputes. He has many celebrated cases to his name. His area of practice also include banking and financial institution, insolvency, International trade, business and contract laws, family law, Asset Finance, Private Equity, Intellectual Property, Real estate, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) commercial and corporate practice.He is a member of Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association. He attended University of Benin, Benin city and graduated with honors in 1995 for first Degree in Political Science and Public Administration, he later studied law at Nassarawa state University for the LLB Bachelor’s of law degree and also Nigeria Law school for the BL as Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of Nigeria.
His area of practice include Business Structure, Trade and Export Finance Law, Capital Market, Legal advice on complex Contracting, Maritime, Energy law, Oil & natural resources law. He also has litigation and arbitration experience in wide area of corporate and commercial practice. He is a member of Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association and member of several non-profit Professional Association. Dayo graduated from Ogun State University with LLB Bachelor’s degree in 2001 and was called to Nigerian Bar in 2003 after attending Nigerian law school Abuja for the BL professional qualification. He has over 16years of active experience in commercial, Corporate and Civil law as a professional lawyer.
OLAJUMOKE OPEMUTIHer area of practice includes Merger & Acquisition, Joint Ventures, Commercial & Corporate law, Immigration & Expatriate Quota approval, Private Equity, Aviation, Asset Finance Law, Business Restructuring an insolvency, communication law, IP and Technology Transactions, IT Law, wills and probate Pensions Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
She has a good career in Corporate Nigeria covering several years, she has negotiated, reviewed and drafted various commercial Agreements, contracts, joint operations Agreements, collective bargaining agreements for companies in Nigeria. Jumoke attended Obafemi Awolowo University ile-ife and graduated in 2005, for LLB Bachelors degree and she later proceeded to Nigerian Law school thereafter call to Bar in 2006. She worked in Edem & Co lagos a commercial practice law firm and later joined other corporate organizations as legal adviser commercial and corporate departments. She was also a Partner at Yemi Opemuti & Co for 9years. She is a member of International Federation of Women Lawyers, Nigerian Bar Association and Section on Business law, International Bar Association, she is also member of other social and non-profit associations.
His area of practice includes setting up of companies for foreign investors, Legal Services Compliance with all the Statutory Bodies, Trade and Export Finance Law, Merger & Acquisition, Import and Export licence, Antitrust and Competition, Consumer Law, Copyright, Patents, Arbitration, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property, Securities and Public company Advisory, Commercial and Corporate practice and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Gbolahan is the head Abuja Office of the Law firm, he has been working in this field for eight years and has a wealth of experience in wide range of commercial and corporate practice.He has a Diploma in criminology and LLB Bachelor’s Degree from Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State 2010, he attended Nigeria Law School and was called to Bar 2011. He also worked in Bayo Ojo & Co, Abuja, Nigeria He is a member of Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association and member of several non-profit Professional Association.