Dayo Adu is the Managing Partner of Famsville, a full-service law firm located in Lagos. Dayo leads the firm’s Corporate & Commercial, Labour & Employment, Foreign Direct Investment & Citizenship, Business and Investment Immigration, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice groups. He routinely advises on due diligence, regulatory and compliance audit, corporate and internal investigations, and general commercial law.
Dayo also renders legal advice on foreign investment in Nigeria, corporate structures for investment, investment incentives, tax breaks for foreign investors and company establishment procedures. He has advised both indigenous and international firms and companies on general commercial laws cutting across different industries.
A Professional Negotiator and Mediator (PNM) and associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK, Dayo has numerous publications to his name. These include co-authorship of the Nigerian chapter of several notable international publications on Foreign Direct Investment, Secured Lending and Finance, Trademarks, Business Crimes, Labour & Employment Law, Product Liability, Corporate Immigration and Construction Law. Dayo’s pioneer work on ESG in Nigeria, till date includes the widely-read, ICLG’s ESG Law Report 2022, and ‘ESG for Nigerian Corporates: Key Obligations for Nigerian Corporates’ to mention a few.
He is a Notary Public of Nigeria and has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) from 2018 till date for his expertise in Business Immigration, Labour & Employment & Investigations in Nigeria; and the Legal 500 for Corporate and Commercial law. A passionate advocate of global relations, Dayo is the Nigerian Representative of the Association of International Young Lawyers (AIJA) and a member of the American Bar Association.