Ajibola Asolo


Clients want clear communication, speed, reliability, rigour, and a keen understanding of their business. In servicing clients, these are qualities 'Jibola deploys consistently and deliberately.


'Jibola is a member of the Firm's Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions practices. With experience in the regulation of banks, capital market operators, derivatives markets, and financial market infrastructures, he provides advice to clients on debt/equity capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust matters, corporate restructurings, and regulatory compliance.

Most recently, he was group company secretary and legal counsel in a financial market infrastructure group where he led all legal, company secretarial, and relevant compliance activities within the group. In this role, he was a member of the exchange's listings and quotations committee where he served as legal subject-matter expert and gatekeeper responsible for dimensioning legal, compliance, and regulatory risks connected to financial products and securities sought to be admitted to the exchange by issuers.


Durham University, PhD, Financial Regulation and Derivatives Law, 2021
Nigerian Law School, BL, 2012
University of Birmingham, LLM, International Commercial Law, 2010
University of Wolverhampton, LLB (Hons), 2008

Memberships & Professional Associations

Nigerian Bar Association