Signature ESTD. 1974

The History

Messrs. Segun and Segun Legal Practitioners started as a family Law Firm back in 1974. The founder and principal partner is late Mr. Segun Onakoya(1940-2015). The Firm provides legal advice to a broad range of corporate and individual clients mainly in the commercial sector. The Firm combines the breath of legal services and specialises typical of a medium size firm with the personal approach associated with a small practice. The firm is well established in Lagos (Nigeria), the financial and commercial centre of the country and has a sister office in Ogun State, Nigeria. The firm is committed to providing high quality advice to its clientele and is committed to the training and development of its staff. The firm has reciprocal relationships with reputable law firms around the world, who partner the firm in executing international matters. The firm is also well known in international circles especially the International Bar Association where the Firm has participated actively for the past twenty years, and where he once served as a Member of Council and the Chairman of the African Regional Forum of that Body.

Messrs. Segun and Segun Legal Practitioners comprise of professionals who provide legal services in business and corporate litigation, employment and labour law, business and commercial law, real estate and land use, environmental law, oil and gas law, administrative and local government law, intellectual property, taxation and estate planning. We aim to offer a highly professional and personally tailored service to all our clients. Each matter is attended to quickly and decisively, utilising the firm's experience of multi-jurisdictional international practice and procedures, together with an established network of professional and commercial contacts. Distinct specialty groups within the firm have allowed it to develop a high degree of expertise in these specialized fields.


Signature World Class Services

What we do

The Firm provides a complete and competitive advisory and Representative Service in Courts, Arbitration, Tribunals and Committees at all levels of practice. Our specialties include land matters, probate matters, Insurance matters and Tortuous Liability (Both contentious and non contentious, Investigative legal matters) Company law, Leases and Contracts.
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Company, Property, Law and Estate Management.

The Firm offers a full range of services to the commercial client, acting for business start-ups as well as existing small, medium and large sized companies. The firm undertakes the acquisition and disposal of commercial buildings, renegotiation of leases and licenses, and all other aspects of property law.

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Professional Negligence and Personal Injury

The Firm also specialises in all aspects of tortuous litigation including personal Injury, fatal accidents, and associated professional negligence, especially Solicitors and medical negligence. The firm also deals with all matters relating to Assessment of damages and insurance claims.

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The firm advises regularly on Nigerian Immigration law, and has vast experience in dealing with visa applications for employees of multi-national corporations wishing to reside and also work in Nigeria and other countries around the world.

Quality Staffs

The Team

JACOB ONAKOYA (Mr.) University of London LL.B (Hons), BL (LIFE BENCHER) ,

Main practice areas consist of all types of civil contentious and non contentious work with particular emphasis on commercial and business disputes, which encompass the following: Company Law, Insolvency, Banking and Insurance Partnership, Civil Fraud and White Collar Crime, Commercial Contracts, Intellectual Property, Property Law in all its aspects. He also had extensive experience in negotiating agreements and dispute management. Mr. Onakoya was ably assisted by a number of Associates.

1. A former Secretary of The Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) (both for Lagos State and for the Federation). Member of the Distinguished Body of Benchers.
2. Life member of the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association.
3. Member International Bar Association. Former Vice Chairman Committee II of International Bar Association.
4. Former Chairman African Regional Forum of the International Bar Association.
5. Council Member Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
6. Former Chairman, Professional Practice Group of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
7. He was Chairman Arbitration Committee of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA).
8. Member London Court of International Arbitration.
9. Member The Commonwealth Trust.

Member, delegation invited by US Government in 1993. He was widely travelled and He attended International Conferences on Land, Business matters and General Legal Practice.

INTEREST: Farming.

TUNDE ONAKOYA (Mr.) B.Sc (Hons) Econs (Jos), LLB (Hons) (UNILOND) BL,

Tunde Onakoya is a dynamic, warm-hearted, friendly, articulate and detailed individual who possesses diverse skill sets that are relevant for today’s fast changing, complex and competition driven professional environment. He has penchant for details, hard-work and loyalty. In the last ten years, he has brought these skills to bear in the effective and efficient management of Messrs Segun and Segun Legal Practitioners, where he now sits as its Managing Partner.

Diversity and ability to work with teams has helped him to work with expatriates and people from all walks of life. This interaction has effectively enhanced his self-worth in the area of sound interpersonal relationship, business development, strategic thinking, behavioral aspect of business management and managing organizational changes.

He is passionate about human development and professional ethics. This know-how presently helps his responsibilities and duties at Messrs Segun and Segun as its Managing Partner. He possesses a high level of integrity and cognate Legal experience which allows him to think intuitively, reason logically and able to devise solutions by putting to play various factors and key considerations.

He has an unflinching desire for youth development by disseminating knowledge necessary for empowerment. He has distaste for laziness, dirtiness and disrespect for constituted authority. He strongly believes that part of his brief and mission in this world is to help young people realize and achieve their full potentials by taking advantage of the opportunities that abound.

Associate Partner

Kemi Onakoya is a law graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University Ife and holds a master’s degree in commercial law from the London School of Economics United Kingdom. She is dual qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and has over 25years post qualification experience. She is the Principal Solicitor and Head of the Real Estate and Planning team at Luton Borough Council United Kingdom and acts as the Real Estate Solicitor for London Luton Airport Limited a wholly owned company of Luton borough council.

She advises clients across a broad range of industry sectors including large scale developers, investors, pension funds and Housing Associations. She has a wealth of experience of dealing with multi-million pound projects advising on: Commercial Property work including acquisition and disposal of offices, retail and industrial sites including commercial property investment acquisitions and disposals.

Property Development work including development agreements, call options, put options, Pre-emption agreements, conditional contracts, overage agreements, land assembly, highways, water and drainage agreements, planning agreements, environmental and procurement matters. Housing regeneration projects, Private Finance initiatives (PFI) Landlord and Tenant Matters including lease and leasebacks, lease grants, renewals and extensions, advice on rent reviews, break clauses, termination and dilapidations, licenses to assign, change of use, and alterations. Lease surrenders, break clauses and termination of business tenancies Dilapidation issues. property aspects of telecommunications law, Compulsory purchase matters a wide range of commercial, corporate and regulatory matters. secured lending work on behalf of investors and large organisations.


Kunle Jimoh is a law graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University Ife and Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He is an astute and articulate Legal Practitioner of over 15years post qualification experience. A resourceful and intellectual legal practitioner with a particular emphasis and bias for Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism in diverse areas of practice.

He has good and reliable interpersonal skills, efficient drafting and communication skills, versatile and reliable interpersonal skills, efficient problem solving and mediation skills. He has worked at Segun & Segun since 2003. He is a good team player whose aim of achieving set goals and targets in a short time. His hobbies include reading, travelling and physical exercise.

Junior Associate

Tosin Salau is a law graduate of Lagos State University and Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Mr. Tosin specializes in Commercial Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and has garnered significant experience in Property Law Practice. He appears as counsel before all courts in Nigeria and has actively participated and routinely represented broad range of clients; individuals and corporate bodies alike before various arbitral tribunals.

Barrister. Tosin Salau is a goal driven, young and conscientious Legal Practitioner with good interpersonal, advocacy and tremendous research skills. He has keen eye for details with the ability to provide competent, efficient and effective legal representation and advisory services to the numerous clients of Messrs Segun and Segun Legal Practitioners.

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Office Address: Adebowale House, Block C, First Floor, 150, Ikorodu Road, Onipanu, Lagos, Nigeria.

Branch Office: Temitope Chambers 8, Adesimbo Street, Off Molipa Street, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

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