Bukola Iji




Bukola provides legal services and support to early growth and later-stage companies.  Her clients include high-net-worth individuals, state governments, banks, credit lending institutions, technology companies, manufacturing companies, private equity funds and non-governmental organisations.


She specialises in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, restructuring and related commercial transactions, joint venture agreements, equity incentive plans, and shareholder agreements.  She has comprehensive knowledge of capital raising exercises and has been advising on the commercial delivery of fintech products and smart technologies.


At SPA Ajibade & Co, Bukola currently leads the corporate finance team and is a member of the firm’s cross-departmental fintech practice.  She is actively involved in the planning and execution of the firm’s growth strategy.


Bukola earned an honours degree in law from The University of Lagos and is a member of the Nigeria Bar. She earned a Master of Laws degree from The University of Lagos and The University of Wales, Cardiff in General Commercial Law and International Trade Law respectively.  Bukola is a 2012 awardee of the prestigious International Practice Fellowship of the International Bar Association and College of Law, UK and was a 2018 winner of the Esq Nigerian Legal Awards in the 40 Under 40 Rising Star category.