Phone +234 14622307-12; 2774921-2

AddressSt Nicholas House, (10th, 12th & 13th Floors), Catholic Mission Street, Lagos, Nigeria.

Babatunde Olayinka

Senior Associate


Babatunde Olayinka is a Senior Associate and a member of the firm’s Corporate and Commercial team.

He specialises in and regularly advises clients on Telecommunications, Media and Technology, Immigration, Labour & Employment, and Aviation matters. He presently advises on acquisition of telecommunications service licences and on compliance with telecommunications laws and regulations. He also advises operators on aircraft relocation, registration and leasing, as well as aircraft securities finance transactions. In addition, he advises clients on cross-border corporate acquisition transactions, and assists with the negotiation of contracts.

Babatunde was a crucial part of the team which advised on the establishment of some of the pioneer series of exchange-traded Index funds in the country. He has advised on property acquisition & conveyance and assisted in perfection of title at various land registries. He has also done dispute resolution work, including commercial litigation in diverse commercial practice areas and intellectual property disputes.


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Nigerian Law School, BL
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo state, LL.B

Professional Membership

Nigerian Bar Association

Bar Admissions

Nigerian Law School




Corporate Advisory

UUBO corporate team advises restaurant brands international on the franchising of the burger king brand in Nigeria

The UUBO Corporate Advisory team is pleased to have advised Restaurant Brands International, the New York and Toronto listed company which owns some of the world’s most prominent restaurant brands including BURGER KING®️, on its franchise arrangement for the BURGER KING®️ brand in Nigeria, which has led to the entry of the BURGER KING®️ restaurant brand into the Nigerian market and widening of the brand’s presence in Africa.

The transaction advisory team was led by UUBO Corporate partner, Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia, and included Kunle Durosinmi- Etti, Babatunde Olayinka, Chisom Okolie and Bolaji Odekunle.

For more information about our corporate advisory practice, please email us at

Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring, Power, Infrastructure and Projects, Private Equity

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is pleased to have advised LeapFrog Investments on its strategic investment, with Tana Africa Capital, in Interswitch, one of Africa’s leading technology-driven companies focused on the digitisation of payments. The investment is expected to assist in supporting Interswitch’s drive to advance the payment ecosystem across Africa.

A portion of the investment has been acquired from existing shareholders, with Ignite Holdco Limited, made up of Helios Investment Partners and TA Associates, remaining the largest shareholder in the business following the transaction. More information about the transaction is available to read here:

Our transaction team was led by private equity and M&A team partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale, with principal support from associates Bond Eke-Okpara, Aanu Odunaike and Precious David and additional support from Babatunde Olayinka, Pamela Onah, Dami Adedoyin and Chigor Weli-Igwe.

For more information about UUBO’s Private Equity, M&A, Energy, and other market-leading practice area offerings, please visit our website at

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