Abodunde H. Are

Abodunde H. Are


Mrs. Are, a notary public, is an associate in, and a member of, the Firm’s Tax and Litigation Groups. She boasts of inter-disciplinary competences as she is a graduate of both law from King’s College, University of London and accounting from University of Lagos, Nigeria. She is also an associate of both CITN and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria as well as a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mrs. Are had practiced as a Senior Consultant with Ascension Consulting Services, a tax firm, where she handled tax advisory services, contract review for tax compliance, tax rulings review and legal and regulatory services. She had, before joining Ascension, practiced in the law firm of Babalakin and Co. where she acquired vast experience in specializations such as tax, corporate/commercial law, compliance & regulatory and commercial litigation.


Nigerian Law School B.L, 2006

Kings College, University of London LL.B, 2004

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria ACA, 2001

University of Lagos B.Sc Accounting, 1997

Work Experience

Ajumogobia & Okeke , June 2017 – Date

Ascension Consulting Services, Nov 2014 – May 2017

Babalakin & Co , 2007 – Nov 2014

Texaco Overseas, Aug 2000 – Sept 2001

Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc , 1997 – 1998 (NYSC)


Nigerian Bar Association

Institute of Chartered Accountants of NIgeria (ICAN)

International Bar Association (IBA)

American Bar Association (ABA)

Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria