Mr. Agoro is the Managing Partner of Jaiye Agoro & Co. He attended Corona School, Apapa, Lagos, Methodist Boys High School Lagos, Bembridge School Isle of Wight England, Thames University London, and the University of Buckingham, England where he obtained his Law Degree (LLB). He proceeded to the Nigerian Law School in 1989 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990 (BL). He worked with the Law Firm of Abiola A. Oshodi & Co. in Lagos as a trainee for 5 years before joining the family Law Firm of Jaiye Agoro & Co. as an Associate.
He fully assumed responsibility as the Managing Partner of the Firm in 2002, after the demise of his father and founder of the firm Alhaji Hameed Jaiyeola Agoro of blessed memory. Tokunbo Jaiye-Agoro is versatile in many aspects of law but his areas of specialty include but not limited to Insolvency Practice such as Privatisation, Commercialisation, Liquidation and Receivership, and also Civil, Litigation, and Corporate law.
Mr. Jaiye-Agoro is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) (Fellow), International Bar Association, Commonwealth Lawyers Association, Capital Market Solicitors, Section on Business Law of the NBA, and also a member of African Forum and Middle Eastern Lawyers of the IBA.
He has also been a Notary Public since 2007. His public service record includes:
Member of the Governing Council of The Citizens Mediation Centre. An agency under the Lagos State Ministry of Justice created for indigents’ access to alternative dispute resolution.
Chairman; Lagos State Tennis Association.
Fellow; Institute of Chartered Mediators & Conciliators
Mr. Jaiye-Agoro is a regular contributor to the yearly World Bank “Doing Business” series. He has published articles in law and sports, one of which is on Law Firm Management titled “Time for Law Firms to go global” and “the beautiful game with faulty rules”. He is happily married with children.