Tonbofa Ashimi

Tonbofa Ashimi graduated from the University of Lagos with a Law Degree in 2001, in the top 2% of her class. She also holds an LL.M. in corporate law, international finance, Securities Regulation and public policy from Harvard Law School, Cambridge. She is licensed to Practice law in Nigeria, New York and USA.

Tonbofa Ashimi began her career in 2003 at STRACHAN PARTNERS law firm as a Counsel. She worked on many transactions including Trademark applications and also represented the Firm at the International Trademark Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in 2004.

In 2004, she moved on to EDWARD EKIYOR &Co where she Conducted research and fact finding for a Pro-Bono representation of the Communities afflicted by the Oil- Spills in the Niger-Delta as an Associate. She joined OLANIWUN AJAYI LP where as Head of the Dispute Resolution, she handled a plethora of cases lingering on Securities Class Action, Shareholder Disputes, investment disputes and Mergers and Acquisitions.