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The Legally Engaged Team

Yimika Adesola

Yimika Adesola

Yimika is the founder of Legally Engaged.

A corporate lawyer and Human Resource professional, described by This Day Newspaper as “a young and clever lawyer who has been blessed with foresight”, she has successfully spearheaded initiatives to train young lawyers in soft skills and technical areas of law not covered in traditional education, place lawyers in various jobs across the country and provide career coaching, guidance and mentoring to thousands of Nigerian lawyers and law students.

Yimika has had stints at some of the largest law firms in the world where she was exposed to international best practices in law practice management and operations and is passionate about seeing those practices replicated in Nigeria. She speaks and delivers trainings on a wide variety of issues at a national level.

In her professional legal career, Yimika has advised an assortment of sophisticated Nigerian and international clients on various areas of law including mergers, acquisitions, and capital raisings, restructurings, taxation, finance, employment, compliance, etc.

She devotes her time to equipping a generation of students, graduates and young professionals with the information and skills they need to enjoy fulfilling careers.

Advisory Board

Gbenga Oyebode, MFR

Gbenga Oyebode, MFR is one of the founding partners and Chairman of the Management Board of Aluko & Oyebode, one of Nigeria’s biggest commercial law firms.

Dr. Sarah Johnson

Dr Sarah Olubi-Johnson is the Founder of Lifeforte International Schools. Sarah has made significant contributions to improving educational opportunities for children in Africa and beyond. Under her leadership, Lifeforte has grown into one of the largest international schools in Africa with various award-winning students and alumni.

Olubunmi Fayokun

Olubunmi Fayokun

Olubunmi Fayokun is a Senior Partner at Aluko & Oyebode where she heads the Capital Markets/Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. She also heads the firm’s human resources and practice management divisions.

Osayi Alile

Osayi Alile is the CEO of ACT Foundation, a consultant for Access Bank Plc on its CSR projects, and previous chairperson of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ). She is also a consultant on non-profit management and strategy and a sustainability expert.

Ifeoluwa Ogunbufunmi Head of Mentoring

Esther Orebiyi Administrator

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