Ololade Saromi


Ololade joined Five Paper in 2018 upon successfully completing his pupillage at chambers. He has since developed a Commercial Chancery practice and provides advice, pleadings, and representation in banking, finance, commercial, restructuring, insolvency, company, partnership, and property disputes. Ololade is particularly sought after in banking and finance disputes and has experience in such disputes where they include elements of fraud. He has been instructed as sole counsel in the High Court and in the County Court.

Prior to joining chambers, Ololade obtained considerable advocacy experience. In just 10 months, he appeared in over 350 general civil and enforcement hearings in the County Court as a solicitors’ agent. Ololade has also worked in a tier 1-ranked specialist litigation team at an international commercial law firm.

Ololade is the Vice-Chair of the British Nigeria Law Forum – a bilateral organisation that serves as a vehicle for lawyers and stakeholders from both jurisdictions to communicate for the promotion of legal ideals as well as foster mutually beneficial relationships. In 2020, Ololade was awarded an International Outgoing Pegasus Scholarship by the Pegasus Scholarship Trust to undertake a placement at a leading international legal organisation and Ololade will be undertaking his with Aluko & Oyebode in Lagos, Nigeria in 2022.


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