Adekemi Sijuwade is a partner and heads the Corporate Commercial Group at Advocaat Law Practice. Adekemi is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, and also a member of Lincoln’s Inn, in the United Kingdom (UK), where she was called to the Bar.

Adekemi Sijuwade

Prior to joining Advocaat Law Practice, she practiced with the law firm of Strachan Partners and thereafter as a legal counsellor with the Immigration Advisory Service, in the UK, where she acquired extensive training and experience in immigration law, frequently representing clients before the immigration adjudicators. Upon joining Advocaat in 2008, she spearheaded the creation of the immigration & labour practice and has since expanded the scope of the practice. She has been identified by Who’s Who Legal as being one of Nigeria’s leading immigration lawyers.


Capital Markets


Foreign Direct Investment

Immigration and Labour

Information Technology

Joint Ventures

Mergers and Acquisition


Company Secretarial Services

Intellectual Property

Commercial Contracts


Attended Kings College London, University of London (LL.B. Hons), and also obtained a master’s degree with a focus on Maritime Law from the University of Southampton (LL.M.)

Professional Membership

Lincolns Inn (UK)

Nigerian Bar Association

International Bar Association

Section on Business Law,

Nigerian Bar Association