Oluseyi Akinwunmi

Partner

Profile

Seyi is one of the founding partners of Akinwunmi & Busari. He is renowned as one of Nigeria’s foremost Secured Credit, Insolvency and Business Reconstruction Practitioners and has vast experience in litigation as well as negotiation and documentation of syndicated loans for joint ventures, project financing, etc. He has tremendous experience in cross-border insolvency matter and also acted in various cases relating to asset tracing.

He has acted in various business restructuring/insolvency advisory capacities to State governments, government agencies, international lending organizations, commercial banks, asset management companies, blue chip manufacturing companies, trustee companies, oil & gas companies, technology and telecoms companies, etc.
Seyi is also a member of the International Bar Association, the Nigerian Bar Association, Insol International, Insol Africa Roundtable, Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Securities & Exchange Commission, Capital Market Committee,Intellectual Property Lawyers Association of Nigeria. He has also written various articles on Securitization, Insolvency and Restructuring which includes the recently published 2018 edition of the Restructuring Review by the World Bank.

Seyi has various other passions which include football. He is currently a member of the Confederation for African Football Committee on Youth Competitions, the 1st VicePresident of the Nigerian Football Federation and also the Chairman, Lagos State Football Association.

Education

  • - LL.B, University of Buckingham.
  • - B.L, Nigerian Law School.
  • - LL.M, University of Lagos.

Professional Bodies and Associations

  • - Member, Nigerian Bar Association.
  • - Member, International Bar Association.
  • - Chairman, Committee on Banking, Finance & Insolvency of the Section on Business Law – Nigerian Bar Association.
  • - Past President, Fellow, Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN).
  • - Member, Securities & Exchange Commission, Capital Market Committee.
  • - Member, Intellectual Property Lawyers Association of Nigeria.
  • - Member, Insol International.
  • - Member, Insol Africa Roundtable.
  • - Representative of AKINWUNMI & BUSARI in the Commercial Law and Taxation Committee of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.