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At LegalByte™ we offer our services and consultancy using 21st century global standard thereby simplifying knowledge, information and procedure into “bytes” for the easier access and understanding of our clients. With Legacy , Fidelity and Team work as our slogan , in the next decade we look to be the NO. 1 leading Entertainment and Technology online legal consultancy service provider in Africa and to have Successful Clients across all our fields of Services with wonderful stories to tell while working with us. We are currently working on the dream to have stakes in at least 200 Start Ups and SMEs by the end of the next decade

Our partners

Iredumare Ojengbede Opeyemi

He is a cyberspace, media and entertainment researcher with keen interest in Music, Film and Television, digital rights and personal data protection, intellectual property protection, creative financing, Media Advocacy and information literacy on the digital space. A cultured, informed and disciplined legal practitioner, who prides himself as a strategic solution executor, an expert in identifying root challenges and creating specific market/territory based solutions to cyberspace and digital challenges.

Olumide Mustapha

Olumide Mustapha is a technology and entertainment attorney both in Nigeria and the UK. As an undergraduate he was a student of Sociology and economics at the University of Reading in the UK before embarking on his legal career by first qualifying – with Distinction – as a Solicitor from the College of Law UK, (and then practising for a period), with a particular focus on International Commercial Law,
Tax and Intellectual Property.

Fawehinmi Oyinkansola

Oyinkansola started out in the entertainment industry as Business manager for a school group called Pro Inc which became the favourite go to hip hop group in school. This spurred her passion for talent management and she has worked as a road manager at Monarc Talent Agency (an affiliate of Aristokrat Records), G- WorldWide Entertainment as business manager and currently is the General Manager at a 360 management company (Incubation Factory).

Our associates

Alade Timilehin Omolade

Alade Timilehin Omolade is a graduate of Business Administration from Crown Polytechnic Odo, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. He is also a skilled sound engineer and administrator.

His administrative skillset has enabled him seamlessly adapt into administrative roles in the corporate structure. Timilehin joined the law firm as the Administrative officer in January 2018 and has been a valuable addition to the team.

His core values includes inclusiveness, excellence, diligence and respect for every one. He describes himself as always ready to love and help people and bring out the best in every situation.

Omolola Oyedele

Omolola Oyedele is a passionate creative – drummer, photographer, producer and fashion entrepreneur- and entertainment lawyer. With specialized interests in the music, film and applied arts industry, Lola is especially attached to the creative industry as a creative herself.

The graduate of law from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State (2014) got called to the Nigerian Bar in 2015. She also has further training in Human Resource Management and Project Management certified from Envirofly U.K.

She started out as a talent manager and a member of a leading gospel hip hop and rap group called “Rhema Process”, worked as Public relations officer as well as legal adviser for companies like C4 Music entertainment and 7th Creative Entertainment. Lola joined the law firm in 2016 as a junior associate and has since risen to senior associate in the law firm. She works closely with the managing partner in the administration of the law firm.

Lola who is proficient in music publishing, music business consulting, intellectual property profiling as well as the general nature of the film production process, takes complex technical ideas and distils them into user-friendly visuals and numerical metrics to improve her clients’ dealings in the entertainment industry. Lola has been involved in high level negotiation process such as helping her clients sign up with one of the big “3” labels, onboarding legacy catalog on reputable distribution platforms, profiling legacy catalogs of deceased popular asset owners amongst many others.

Lola’s portfolio demonstrates her ability to capitalize on every pixel for the overall benefit of startups or established entertainment stakeholders and outfits.

Lola is known in many social circles that incubates young creative talents. She is easily recognized as the life of the party.

Unique Oliver

Unique Oliver is an undergraduate of the University of Ibadan and a budding 21st century lawyer with great passion for the digital media, the entertainment Industry and its legal and business framework.

He is actively pursuing a career in entertainment and media law and joined the law firm as an intern in March 2018 with deployed training in music acquisition and licensing during his first year of internship in the law firm. During his time, he worked with the partners in preparation for a meeting with one of the big 3 labels in the world for catalog acquisition and entrant market survey discussions. With his vast knowledge in inbound digital marketing, Unique is uniquely positioned to assist his team lead in advising on entertainment trends, marketing opportunities, entertainment branding, marketing strategy and monetization on intellectual assets.

His passion and training at the law firm led him to spear head the establishment of an Intellectual Property club in his school which has seen many trail blazing opportunities open up for its members in the legal world. He is currently advocating for the inclusion of the course intellectual property into his school curriculum. He is passionate about music and when he is not on the desk studying the law, he is a guitarist for live band performances and studio recordings sessions.

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Fawehinmi Oyinkansola Esq.

Fawehinmi Oyinkansola aka The FozaDoza is synonymous to energy and passion. With keen interest in the entertainment and legal industrIes, Foza has been able to create a niche in both industries for herself. She obtained her LL.B and a Diploma in Security studies from the prestigious Babcock University Ilisan Remo, Ogun State. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2014.

She started out in the entertainment industry as Business manager for a school group called Pro Inc which became the favourite go to hip hop group in school. This spurred her passion for talent management and she has worked as a road manager at Monarc Talent Agency (an affiliate of Aristokrat Records), G- WorldWide Entertainment as business manager and currently is the General Manager at a 360 management company (Incubation Factory).

Her clientele spans across the music, film and telecommunications industries where she has effectively brokered license, distribution and endorsement deals. She has an impressive personal and professional relationships with all her clients which ensures she creates a comfortable working relationship. She leads the music and film divisions of the firm.

Foza is a vocal and passionate change agent, a non conformist and an adventurous risk taker. These traits have made her a known face as well as speaker on the most prestigious entertainment conferences stage. She strongly believes in integrity and is driven by family and legacy building. She has received numerous awards in relations to leadership and social activities.

Foza enjoys her live band music sessions, and a gathering of talented artiste anytime. She is the life of every party and has an excellent social skill.

Olumide Mustapha Esq.

Olumide Mustapha is a technology and entertainment attorney both in Nigeria and the UK. As an undergraduate he was a student of Sociology and economics at the University of Reading in the UK before embarking on his legal career by first qualifying – with Distinction – as a Solicitor from the College of Law UK, (and then practising for a period), with a particular focus on International Commercial Law,
Tax and Intellectual Property. Having been also called to the Nigerian Bar with Honours Olumide has since continued to focus on the areas of media, entertainment and technology law.

Olumide, in applying his vast legal and business knowledge in these sectors, has successfully initiated, negotiated and pushed through numerous transactions to the commercial benefit of clients. He has advised two of the “Big Three” global music labels on their planned entry into, and commercial strategy for, the Nigerian market; negotiated significant licensing agreements with a number of major Nollywood production houses and advertising agencies on behalf of a major music publishing company; consulted for one of the country’s biggest copyright collective management organisations; and worked with numerous technology start-ups in securing funding and scaling their businesses. Olumide is also the Chair of the Music Publishers Association of Nigeria.

On the back of such experience Olumide has also built over time a formidable network of contacts that allows his clients to enjoy a full suite of legal and business advisory services that include the ability to source funds, conveniently acquire/produce/licence valuable content, in addition to ensuring specialised due
diligence is carried out on all transactions and that good governance is practiced at all times; all with a keen understanding of the relevant market dynamics and client’s specific commercial objectives. Moreover, he has significant experience in litigation and has a lot of expertise in utilising the Nigerian court system to ensure client’s rights are protected and enforced at all times.

Never being one to shy away from sharing his professional thoughts, opinions, and analyses, Olumide is regularly featured in various media to provide his views and analysis on the legal and business issues surrounding the Nigerian entertainment and technology industries. Such media outlets include Channels TV, TVC, NigeriaInfo FM, Business Day, The Guardian, Techpoint Africa, and the African
Venture Capital Newsletter amongst others.

Olumide’s aim is to use his years of experience and expertise in international commercial and intellectual property law related matters, and strong network of contacts – both foreign and domestic – to contribute to the legal development of Nigerian enterprise structures and governance, and general business practice; thereby pushing the country closer towards fulfilling its socio-economic potential.

Iredumare Ojengbede Opeyemi

A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria (LLB) and University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (LLM) is a legal practitioner in Nigeria with over six years of experience in intellectual property, telecommunication and cyberspace Law.

He is a cyberspace, media and entertainment researcher with keen interest in Music, Film and Television, digital rights and personal data protection, intellectual property protection, creative financing, Media Advocacy and information literacy on the digital space. A cultured, informed and disciplined legal practitioner, who prides himself as a strategic solution executor, an expert in identifying root challenges and creating specific market/territory based solutions to cyberspace and digital challenges. He is always constantly seeking growth opportunities and self-improvement initiatives as a team player working in and for goal-oriented organizations.

Iredumare has spent the last two years facilitating multimillion naira deals for his clients across catalog licensing, catalog acquisition, intellectual property estate valuation as well as developing music business models for various value chain members in the African creative industry. Iredumare enjoys reading and having solution driven conversations with like minds.