Jumoke Lambo

PARTNER

Jumoke Lambo is a Partner and heads the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology (“TMT”), which also comprises the firm’s data protection practice. She co-heads the firm’s, Aviation, Employment Law, which includes the firm’s business establishment and corporate immigration practice and Corporate Advisory teams. She also oversees Alsec Nominees Limited, the firm’s company secretarial practice, which has over 300 companies in its portfolio. Her specialisations include TMT, data protection and cybersecurity, foreign investment, regulatory compliance, aviation, employment law, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advisory.

Jumoke has over three decades of experience in telecommunications law, data protection, cybersecurity, aviation, employment law, immigration law and general corporate practice with an emphasis on corporate advisory, legislative drafting, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, corporate restructuring, regulatory compliance, due diligence and capital markets.

She was a member of the consortium of international experts whose services were retained by the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Bureau of Public Enterprises (“BPE”), to exhaustively review and modify Nigeria’s legal/regulatory framework for its Telecommunications sector. The team later went on to draft the comprehensive legislation for the sector, the Nigerian Communications Act 2003. She has assisted many companies in her various areas of expertise about establishing and doing business in Nigeria. She also advises a variety of investors with the acquisitions of interests in Nigerian companies and regulatory compliance. In addition, she has assisted clients with generating employment and end of-employment documentation, negotiation and settling of employment-related contractual and trade disputes and advising on employee issues in the context of bankruptcies, company liquidations, mergers, acquisitions, divestments and restructuring. She heads the data protection practice group which is a subset of the TMT practice group and advises widely on data protection issues. She is noted for her data protection expertise. The firm is a licensed Data Protection Compliance Organisation with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and as a result Jumoke assists many clients with their data protection compliance under the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019.
Jumoke was seconded to both Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited – Etisalat Nigeria (now 9 Mobile) (2009-2010), and Union Bank of Nigeria (2014-2017) to head their legal departments and to restructure the departments by introducing processes and structures to improve their efficiency and optimise output. These secondments also broadened her own experience in the legal sphere through the exposure to in-house legal work.


Jumoke has also assisted the telecommunications sector regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (“NCC”) and the NITDA, in their drive to develop awareness with their various stakeholders within and outside Nigeria. In this regard she has been a member of the NCC’s faculty at a training of judges on cybersecurity. She has assisted the NITDA by reviewing policy document and providing input into proposed draft legislation.

2009Acting Director, Legal Services, Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited
2000 to datePartner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
1998-1999 Senior Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
1988-1998Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

1989BL, Nigerian Law School
1988LL. B, University of Bristol

1989Nigeria

Nigerian Bar Association

 

IFLR Africa Market Makers Report

August 16, 2022

UUBO is pleased to have contributed the Nigerian chapter of the 2022 edition of the IFLR Africa Market Makers report, authored by partners Jumoke Lambo, Folake Elias-Adebowale, Yinka Edu, Ozofu Olatunde Ogiemudia, Nicholas Okafor, Adeola Sunmola, Joseph Odianosen Eimunjeze and Onyinye Okafor. The report highlights and offer perspectives on trends, developments and key regulatory and […]

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Nigerian chapter of the 9th Edition of GLG Group UK’s International Comparative Legal Guide – Data Protection 2022

July 13, 2022

Jumoke Lambo and Chisom Okolie of our Telecommunications, Media And Technology Team have contributed to the latest Nigerian chapter of the 9th Edition of GLG Group UK’s International Comparative Legal Guide – Data Protection 2022, in which they discussed key privacy and data protection compliance issues under Nigerian law and developments in this sphere. The chapter is free […]

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Impact of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulations (NDPR) Implementation Framework 2020 on the existing provisions of the NDPR

March 29, 2022

Data protection compliance has become an integral part of every organisation that collects and processes personal data. In order to strengthen consumer confidence, organisations are required to ensure that the personal data of their customers are secured from unauthorised access. Join Jumoke Lambo, a Partner of UUBO, who heads the firm’s data protection team, as well as Babatunde olayinka (a […]

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Data Localization Laws: Nigeria, Practical Law Country Q&A

July 1, 2021

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Do You Provide Robo Advisory Services? You Should Be Aware of this Proposed Regulation!

June 23, 2021

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The International Comparative Legal Guide – Employment & Labour Law 2021

April 27, 2021

UUBO’s Jumoke Lambo (partner) and Victoria Agomuo (associate) are proud to share their most recent publication, the Nigerian chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide – Employment & Labour Law 2021. The chapter provides timely and insightful answers to topical questions about employment in Nigeria, and can be accessed for free here: https://lnkd.in/evEemuW

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The Migrant E-registration Guidelines 2019 Issued by the Nigeria Immigration Service – Key Highlights

December 5, 2019

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Data Localisation Laws in Nigeria

December 4, 2019

UUBO is pleased to share a Q&A authored by Jumoke Lambo (partner), Babatunde Olayinka, Chukwunedum Orabueze, and Bond Eke-Opara (associates), on Data Localisation Laws in Nigeria, for the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Data Privacy Advisory.

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Update on Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2018

September 26, 2018

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Telecoms sector takes great strides forward

February 26, 2018

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Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations 2018

February 26, 2018

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