Olukayode Dada is a Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution, Compliance and Investigations and Intellectual Property teams. His core specialisations are commercial litigation, white collar crimes, ethics and compliance, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering/combating terrorist financing (AML/CFT) laws, cybersecurity and intellectual property. Olukayode has extensive experience in commercial litigation, intellectual property and in conducting fraud, anti-corruption, other ethics-related internal investigations; and general and/or criminal background checks for ongoing or potential business relationships.

Olukayode has spoken at global conferences including at the 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Maryland, USA and at the National Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Conference in Orlando, Florida. He is a contributor to the Lex Mundi Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Guide. His work has been recognized by The Legal 500.


2021 Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2018 Managing Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Senior Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2013 Senior Associate, Consolex Legal Practitioners
2012 Senior Counsel, Mike Igbokwe (SAN) & Co.
2011 Senior Associate Counsel, Grange Link Partners
Senior Legal Officer/Company Secretary, Royal Exchange Plc/Royal Exchange Healthcare Limited
2006 Associate, Chris Ogunbanjo & Co.
2005 Trainee Associate, ABFR & Co.


2018 Compliance Certification Board, Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)
2005 Nigerian Law School, BL
2004 Lagos State University, LL.B.

Bar admissions

2005 Nigeria


Professional membership

Nigerian Bar Association
Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics