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Temidayo Ajayi

Co-Managing Partner

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Temidayo is an astute commercial lawyer who leads the firm’s Corporate & Commercial and Private Equity teams. She has a passion for excellence and goes the extra mile to meet clients’ needs. Temidayo has considerable knowledge of private equity transaction dynamics with experience advising on varied transactions across the private equity value chain. She is adept at drafting and negotiating fund and investment documentation.

Temidayo is skilled in handling legal issues that affect clients’ day-to-day operations and putting clients at ease with her capacity to communicate effectively. Her practical approach in proffering solutions to address the complex legal needs of clients has earned her praises from clients for her professionalism, responsiveness and competence.

Temidayo enjoys adventures, trying new things, watching movies and singing.

Bar Qualification

  • Admitted to the Nigerian Bar, 2012


  • LLB: University of Hertfordshire, UK, 2006
  • LLM: University of Central England, Birmingham, UK, 2007

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Private Equity
  • Finance & Capital Markets
  • Real Estate & Construction

Associations & Boards

  • Chartered Institute of Credit Management, UK
  • Nigerian Bar Association


  • Advised Auxano Solar Nigeria Limited in a major financing from All On Partnerships for Energy Access Limited of up to $1.5 million towards a solar panel assembly plant in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos.
  • Advised Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), an investor-led fund, on its $9 million venture capital minority investment in Arnergy Nigeria Limited, a solar energy solutions technology company in Nigeria.
  • Advised Big Cabal Media Limited, a media company targeted primarily at the millennial audience across Africa, in a $500,000 fundraising series.
  • Advised MBU Capital on the acquisition of Nile University and the subsequent transfer of all shares owned by MBU Capital to Actis.
  • Advised DLM Advisory Partners and DLM Trust Company, on an on-lending facility of N5 Billion generated from a private corporate bond issuance by Nasarawa Funding SPV Limited.
  • Advising LADOL Services Free Zone Enterprise on its development of a 24-48MW Gas to Power Plant and negotiations with an investor under a Joint Venture arrangement.