Olumide Obayemi

Olumide Obayemi

Senior Associate


Dr. Obayemi is a member of the Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestiture Department. He specialises in blue sky Laws, securities, offerings, portfolio strategy, deal structuring, legal, regulatory, and corporate governance matters. He has acted for clients in advisory on redemption of shares, deal structuring, due diligence, separation structuring, bid and negotiation support, capital and financial advisory and shares and asset purchase.

Dr. Obayemi regularly advises on VAT, taxation of petroleum profits and oil & gas transactions, companies income tax, payroll and employment taxes, expatriate tax matters and transfer pricing. He deploys his hands-on experience in clients’ regulatory and cross-border tax instructions    and often represents clients in complex tax litigation, tax audits, investigations and inspections, and all manner of tax controversies involving local and foreign entities.


Golden Gate University School of Law, Califonia, USA (Ph.D./S.J.D.) 2007

Golden Gate University School of Law, California, USA (LL.M. – Taxation) 2001

University of Alberta School of Law, Canada (LL.M.)1999

Nigerian Law School (B.L.) 1993

Obafemi Awolowo University (LL.B.) 1992

Work Experience

Ajumogobia & Okeke, April 2014

The Law Office of Olumide Obayemi, California, Nov 2003 – March 2014

East Bay Law School

Roman & Singh, LLP, California, September 2002 – October 2003


Nigerian Bar Association

American Bar Association

State of Californian Bar