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Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is delighted to announce that its Fintech practice has been ranked in the 2021 Chambers FinTech Legal Guide.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (“DOA”) is pleased to have advised Prestige Assurance Plc (“Prestige”) on its Rights Issue of 13,635,796,006 Ordinary Shares of N0.50 each at 0.50 per share on the basis of thirty-eight (38) New Ordinary Shares for every fifteen (15) Ordinary Shares (the “Rights Issue”).

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is pleased to have co-advised the Lagos State Government on the N100 billion syndicated debt financing for the Phase 1 of the Lagos State Redline Rail Project.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe has been once again recognised by the IFLR1000 in the publication's 2021 rankings of the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers.

The Firm in it’s bid to foster and drive innovation and contribute to the empowerment of start-ups has recently entered into a collaborative effort with the Lagos chapter of the world’s largest pre-seed business incubator, entrepreneur training and startup launch program, Founder’s Institute.

We are pleased to have advised PlentyWaka (the company) on its US$300,000 pre-seed round investment as it expands its operations to Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja and other states. The pre-seed round investment was led by Niche Capital, Microtraction and EMFATO Holdings.

Adeleke Alex-Adedipe, DOA Managing Partner has been shortlisted for the 2020 African Legal Awards. He was shortlisted as a finalist in the Partner of the Year (Male) category.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is pleased to have advised Duport Midstream Company Limited (DMCL) in a groundbreaking US$15Million equity investment by the Nigerian Content Development and Management Board in DMCL.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is pleased to have been ranked across two practice areas in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA. We are grateful to all our clients and peers for their trust and recommendations.

We are pleased to be the recipient of the 2020 TMT Law Firm of the Year (Nigeria) by the Global Law Experts. Global Law Experts (GLE) conducted its extensive nomination and research process for the 11th Annual GLE Awards.

The Partners of Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe are pleased to announce the admission of Oluwaseye Ayinla into the Partnership effective 17 January 2020.

Announcement of New Managing Partner

Posted on Dec 31, 2019

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is pleased to announce that Adeleke Alex-Adedipe has been named the new Managing Partner of the Firm effective from 6th January 2020.

We are honoured to be recognized by IFRL1000 for our work in Banking & Finance, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisition...

2nd Annual Business Series

Posted on May 07, 2019

This year’s Business Series is a breakfast session which will take place at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday, 20th May 2019. Our theme this year is on the developing opportunities and challenges in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) Market in Nigeria...

We are pleased to have been recognised as one of the notable Nigerian law firms in the Corporate Commercial/Mergers and Acquisitions practice in the 2019 Legal500 EMEA rankings....

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe acted as transaction counsel in connection with US$5.5 Million capital raise by TeamApt, a Nigerian fintech startup in a Series A funding led by Quantum Capital Partners...

The year 2019 has certainly been filled with a plethora of opportunities, challenges and rewarding lessons. For us at Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe, we are glad...

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is honoured to be shortlisted in eight categories for the ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards 2018. The Firm has been shortlisted in the following categories.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is honoured to be shortlisted in six categories for this year’s Law Digest Africa Awards. The Firm has been shortlisted in the following categories.

Leading Nigerian Full service Law Firm Duale, Ovia and Alex-Adedipe has advised Africa’s fast growing Nigerian investment startup in its US$1.1 million seed funding round.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe presents its Inaugural Business Series themed "Investment in Nigeria's Telecommunication, Media and Technology Market".

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe, winners of the 2017 Media and Entertainment Team of the Year by ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards, has advised Terragon, Africa’s leading mobile marketing company in a US$5 million funding round led by Africa-focused TLcom Capital with participation from other investors.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Partner, Adeleke Alex-Adedipe was a Panellist at the just concluded Lawyers in Oil & Gas Retreat, themed: “Petroleum Industry Bill: It's implementation a panacea for a sustainable growth and self-reliance”.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Partner, Adeleke Alex-Adedipe was featured in ThisDay Newspaper as Legal Personality of the Week. In this interview titled "Law Profession Is Not A Get-Rich Quick Scheme",..

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (DOA) is now a member of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC). Since its inception in 1977, the NBCC has been committed to promoting improved trade and Investment between Nigerian and British Private Sector Operators to enhance the business of its members; for benefit of the Economy of both countries using the best economic diplomacy and information and communication technology.

We are pleased to announce that Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Managing Partner, Adeniyi Duale has been elected President of Owner Managers Programme 23 of the Lagos Business School.

To commemorate this year's International Women's Day themed "Be Bold for Change", Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Partner, Soibi Ovia gives her thoughts on Girl-Child Education and Women in the Legal Industry in Nigeria

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (“the Firm”) was established a year ago when a group of young and like-minded lawyers – Adeniyi Duale, Soibi Ovia and Adeleke Alex-Adedipe, came together with the aim to build a bespoke law firm where every client is treated like the firm’s only client and that consistently delivers highly skilled, ethical, cost effective and qualitative legal representation.

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Partner, Soibi Ovia was formally inducted as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), United Kingdom, on the November 11, 2016.

The reputable legal guide IFLR1000 has published its global ranking for 2017 listing Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe as a commercial law firm providing advice on corporate commercial law practice in Nigeria.

The ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards 2016 was held on October 7, 2016. One of the themes of the award ceremony was to celebrate 40 leading Nigerian lawyers who are under 40 who will shape the future of Legal Profession in Nigeria. Our Managing Partner (Adeniyi Duale) was one of the recipients of the award.