Mojolaoluwa Olaifa

Consultant, Attorney, and Founder in Nigeria

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Mojolaoluwa Olaifa|(Founder & Lead Consultant , Zyden Legal)| #BoardroomswithMojola|

With specific focus on foreign participation, private equity, debt capital, finance and advisory, Mojolaoluwa has built a reputation as the go-to for foreign participants seeking legal guidance and insight into the Nigerian commercial sphere.

Mojolaoluwa Olaifa, founder and lead consultant of Zyden Legal, has carved a niche for herself in providing legal support in subject matters such as Corporate Governance & Strategy, Cross-border banking services and tripartite banking structures, Finance, Capital Market Investment, Private Equity and Debt Management to her clients, who are spread across over Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States of America.

She alongside her team of nine (9) outstanding legal experts are currently focused on helping Start-ups and Corporations in Africa build board structures that reflect global best practice and equipping senior executives with insights on ESG and application of these in Governance.

Mojolaoluwa is a recipient of the prestigious Top 100 Global Modern Governance Practitioners for the year 2020, USGEEA Alumnae, Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society, alumna of the USAID Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Accra Regional Leadership Centre and she now stands as a fellow, an Ebedi International Writers' Residency Fellow and the Legal Strategist of Ola Up Foundation for African Development. .

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  • Work
    • Zyden Legal
  • Education
    • University of Ibadan
    • UCL School of Management
    • International Business Management Institute
Mojolaoluwa Olaifa of Zyden Legal has been providing official Legal Representation & handling our secretarial needs at Ola Up Foundation for African Development in Nigeria since incorporation in 2019 and we are very pleased. We look forward to maintaining this working relationship.
Saliou Ichola: Founder, Magnum Trust Bank/ Emeritus Consultant, Turkey
Mojola has considerable experience in dealing with all aspects of Law including international movement of children and complex child adoption cases, Mojola skill is unique as a result of her approach in dealing with complex cases.Mojola always find creative solutions for her client in the most desperate circumstances and will do so with enthusiasm and dedication to achieving the best results. I have no reservation whatsoever hence she is highly recommended.
Sam Ofi, Senior Project Manager, MCP/FGP/SGI Project @ Chevron, Russia Re
Zyden Legal has handled our legal affairs at Belle Nubian Inc (specifically African Region) since June 2019 and we have enjoyed a beautiful working relationship. Their attention to detail and knowledge of the Market has come in handy in all our internal and external relationships with business partners and regulators.
Belle Nubian Inc.
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