Our Team


Email: akin.akintoye@alliancelegalng.com  | Phone: +234 803 306 4087

Mr.  Akindele Akintoye is the firm’s Principal Partner. He heads the Banking, Investment and Finance Department of the firm. He has midwifed the formation and equity financing of several successful corporate organizations including banks (Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Hillcrest Merchant Bank Ltd , New Prudential Mortgage Bank Ltd,  Vigeo Holdings Ltd) among others. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (UK).. He was appointed by the Supreme Court of Nigeria as a Notary Public in 1990. He is a licensed capital market solicitor in Nigeria.

Corporate Finance, Corporate Law and Securities Law


Pan African University,  Lagos Business School: Certificate in Finance 1993
LBS Advanced Management Program 1993
University of Lagos : LL.M 1981
Nigerian Law School: BL 1978
University of Lagos : LL.B (Hons) 1977

Licensed Capital Market Solicitor (2006)
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) (2009)

Chairman New Prudential Mortgage Bank Ltd
Chairman Leeds Development Projects Ltd
Director Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
Director Archbold Ltd
Director Locke International Consultancy Ltd

Mr. Akintoye has attended professional trainings and seminars in Corporate Law and Practice particularly Board Regulations & Composition and Corporate Governance in and outside Nigeria including in London, UK, Boston and Chicago USA, Lausanne, Switzerland, Singapore and Dubai UAE.

He is a member of Ikoyi Club 1938 and Metropolitan Club, Lagos.


Email: stanley.adeyemi@alliancelegalng.com  |  Phone: +234 802 311 8955

Mr. Adeyemi is the head of Regulatory and Compliance department of the practice. Having worked at strategic department of the Central Bank of Nigeria at senior level for many years and also as Executive Director of Gateway Bank Ltd ( Defunct ), Mr. Adeyemi is completely at home in rendering practical investment and divestment opinions on diverse aspects of the Nigerian economy. His skills in processing compliance with official and Governmental regulations/ business requirements are remarkable. Mr. Adeyemi has also advised on several big ticket property projects and financing.

The experience he gained from the numerous trainings and seminars in Nigeria, Switzerland, Kenya, & USA have consistently aided his delivery in the practice.

Obafemi Awolowo university, Ife BSc. (Economics) 1976
University of Lagos, Akoka LLB 1984
Nigerian Law School B.L 1985

Chairman Hyde-Park Property & Inv. Co. Ltd
Chairman Continental Guards Ltd
Director Gateway Bank Ltd (Defunct)

Mr. Adeyemi is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association.

He is a member of Ikoyi Club 1938, Metropolitan Club, Lagos and the Heritage Club of Ijebu land, Ogun State.


Email: lekan.bade-john@alliancelegalng.com | Phone: +234 810 818 7471

Mr. Lekan Bade-John (formerly Lekan Awogbemila) is the Managing Partner and head of the litigation department of the practice. He has been in active legal practice (litigation) since his call to the Nigerian Bar in 1989. He started practice with the law firm of Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, SAN in 1989 and has remained in litigation practice till date. His area of specialization in litigation and arbitration are banking, commercial law, property law, oil and gas and insolvency. He is also a deft negotiator in commercial transactions.

Mr. Lekan Bade-John has been involved in numerous litigations at the Lagos State High Courts, Oyo State High Courts, Akwa Ibom State High Court, Kaduna State High Court, Rivers State High Court, Enugu State High Court, Federal High Courts, Court of appeal (Lagos, Calabar, Ibadan, Kaduna and Ilorin).

His skills in debt recovery vide litigation has yielded Millions of dollars and Billions of Naira in debt repayments to corporate bodies both in the banking and oil & gas sectors of the Nigerian economy.

He has participated in several arbitration proceedings either as arbitrator or as counsel.

Nigerian Law School, Lagos BL (1989)
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife LL.B (1988)


Anchor Home Development Limited

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators(Nigeria)

He is a member of the Rotary Club (Past president, Rotary Club of Omole-Golden, District 9110)
He is also a member of the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club.


Email: goghenovo@alliancelegalng.com  | Phone: +234 803 428 2060

Mrs. Grace Oghenovo is the Head of Chambers at Alliance Legal. She is of the firm’s corporate and commercial practice department. Alliance Legal is company secretary to several companies and Mrs. Oghenovo coordinates all the companies’ secretarial matters inclusive of convening of board and general meetings, maintenance of registers and filing of notices of all changes in the companies’ records with the Corporate Affairs Commission. She interfaces with various regulatory agencies and provides advisory services pertaining to general corporate law.

She has vast experience in litigation, dispute resolution, debt recovery and employment law. As a litigator, she has represented clients on a broad range of commercial transactions in court.

Mrs. Oghenovo also provides legal opinions on various issues of law for clients and has been involved in several due diligence exercises and reviews, commercial negotiation, drafting and review of wide range of contracts.


LL.M –      University of Ibadan

B.L     –     Nigerian Law School, Lagos

L.L.B –      University of Benin

LMDC Accredited Mediator

Professional Association:

–  Nigerian Bar Association

–  Capital Market Operators.


Email: kkelle@alliancelegalng.com  |  Phone: +234 803 810 1041

Kenneth Kelle is a Senior Associate in the law firm. He joined the practice in 2010 and he is the pivot of the Oil & Gas department.His flair for litigation has made him to be dependable in corporate and commercial litigation. His possession and knack for in-depth analyses has enabled him to garner considerable experience in transactional services in real estate, debt recovery and general legal advisory services to clients. Having acquired a Masters degree in Tax and Energy Laws he is always eager to demonstrate competence.

He has in the past served as the Pioneer Assistant Editor of Monthly Report of Supreme Court Judgments at which time he gathered practical experience in research and opinion writing; skills which have stood him in good stead in writing legal brief writing for appellate courts . He has attended and participated in organizing several seminars and conferences in related areas of his practice and interest.

He is accredited to transact business at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).


• University of Lagos LL.M 2016
• Nigerian Law School BL 2005
• Enugu State University of Science and Technology LL.B 2003

Alliance Legal. 2010 till date
Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of New Heights Microfinance Bank Ltd 2007 – 2010
Alliance Law Firm. 2007 – 2007
Mike Ozekhome’s Chambers 2006 – 2007

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)


Email: lokoloagu@alliancelegalng.com  |  Phone: +234 806 505 3574

Mrs. LIlian Okoloagu is an Associate Counsel in Alliance Legal. She is of the firm’s litigation department.

She has vast experience in litigation, dispute resolution, debt recovery, tenancy law. As a litigator, she has represented clients on a board range of commercial transactions in court.

Mrs. Okoloagu also advises on regulatory compliance matters, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and contributing to due diligence exercise on project transactions.

  • Some of her transactional experience include
  • Co-represented Diamond in a recovery brief of N3000,000.00.
  • Defended Marlum Nigeria Limited in a suit against it at the National Industrial court of Nigeria for unlawful dismissal.
  • Advising a client in the negotiation of its loan with First bank limited.
  • Advising a client in the negotiation of acquiring property worth 100,000,000.
  • Drafted a will of estate worth N5,000,000,000.00
  • Processed and obtained letters of administration for clients


B.L     –     Nigerian Law School, Abuja

L.L.B –      University of Nigeria Nsukka

LMDC Accredited Mediator


Nigerian Bar Association


Email: sadigun@alliancelegalng.com  | Phone: +234 815 333 0971

Sinmisola is an Associate Counsel in the firm. She obtained her LLB from Olabisi Onabanjo University in 2009, She proceeded in Nigerian Law School and was called to bar in 2011.

She has a strong passion for Company Secretarial, Arbitration and other Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism, Corporate Commercial and Legal Research . She joined Alliance Legal in 2015. She was an intern at Fred Orbih SAN & Co.

She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), She is also a member of the Association of Succession Trust and Estate Planning Practitioners.

She is also an accredited Legal Practitioner of the Corporate Affairs Commission.

2011 -Nigerian Law School (BL)
2009 -Olabisi Onabanjo University (LLB)

2013 -Till date counsel Alliance Legal
January 2012 -July 2013 -NYSC Fred Orbih (SAN) & CO

Nigerian Bar Association


Email: tracy.reuben@alliancelegalng.com  |  Phone: +234 806 825 1979

Tracy Reuben obtained her LL.B degree from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State in 2015 and proceeded to the Nigeria Law School, where she was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2016.

She thereafter carried out her compulsory one year National Youth Service in the Ministry of Justice, Jos, Plateau State in 2017 where she gained experience in Litigation.

During the NYSC programme, she was a member of  the Legal AIDS CDS group where she was active in rendering pro-bono legal services.

In 2018, she joined the law firm of Alliance Legal and acquired further experience in Litigation, Probate Services, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Services, Debt Recovery amongst others.

She is currently undergoing her LL.M programme at the University of Lagos.

Her practice areas include but not limited to litigation, Probate Services, Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery.


Email: omorinsolakareem@gmail.com  |  Phone: +234 816 392 8618

Omorinsola Kareem is a graduate of the University of Lagos and an Associate member of the institute of mediation and conciliation. She has a keen interest in Intellectual Property and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Omorinsola works in the firm’s Litigation practice group.