Mr Adeleke Alex-Adedipe > Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe > Lagos, Nigeria > Lawyer Profile

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe
1, Prof. Olagoke Olabisi Street
Off Folashade Awe Street, Remi Olowude Way, Lekki Phase 1


Managing Partner – Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe


Adeleke is the Managing Partner of Duale, Ovia, and Alex-Adedipe (the “Firm”). He leads the Banking and Finance and Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT), practices at the Firm. He specializes and has depth of experience in Telecommunication, Media and Technology Banking and Finance, Capital Market, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Advisory and other corporate commercial practice areas.

He has advised on several landmark and award-winning transactions both locally and internationally in TMT, Banking and Finance and Capital Market transactions.

Adeleke has been a delegate and guest speaker at various seminars, workshops and conferences both at the national and international levels which include the TMT Finance Africa 2017 held in London where he chaired a panel on enterprise cloud services and data centre growth in Africa, a panellist at TMT Finance Indaba 2018 held in Cape Town, South Africa and a panellist at the 2nd and 3rd Annual Africa Tech Summit 2019 and 2020 held in Kigali. He was also a speaker at the recently concluded Africa Tech Summit 2022 held in Nairobi, Kenya.




  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
  • Member of the Nigerian Bar Association-Section on Business Law Council
  • Erstwhile Chairman, Conference Planning Committee of the 15th Annual Business Law Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA SBL).
  • Member, Digital committee, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
  • Chairman, Tech and Digital Service Sub-committee, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
  • Member of Lagos State Science Research Innovation Council by the Governor of Lagos State;
  • Capital Market Consultant/Solicitor, Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • Member of the Capital Market Solicitors Association;
  • London Business School – Finance for Non-Finance Executives
  • INSEAD certification

Lawyer Rankings

Nigeria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is particularly active in the tech space, with a strong advisory practice in relation to fintech and financial services more generally. Adeleke Alex-Adedipe has experience in financial work and TMT that he brings to his broad corporate practice, while Adeniyi Duale focuses on M&A. Oluwaseye Ayinla works in M&A, joint ventures, corporate governance and corporate restructuring.

Nigeria > Banking, finance and capital markets

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe advises in relation to financing matters across a range of industries, working on mandates in real estate, renewables, oil and gas, banking and financial services, TMT, and healthcare. Managing partner Adeleke Alex-Adedipe primarily works in banking and capital markets, with a focus on the TMT sector.