WALE OLABAMIJI

Wale had his first degree from the University of Ibadan Nigeria where he graduated in 1999/2000 set. He qualified as a barrister and solicitor of the supreme court and was admitted to the Nigerian bar in 2002, after graduating from the Nigerian Law School Lagos.

Wale practiced law at different law firms from 2002 until February 2007 in Nigeria. He enrolled at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow in 2007, and graduated with a Masters Degree in Law (LLM IT & Telecommunication Law) in 2009.

In 2009 Wale qualified as a Solicitor of England & Wales and was admitted as an English solicitor. Thereafter he also qualified as a solicitor of Scotland in 2011, and was admitted as a Scottish solicitor.

He worked as a solicitor from May 2012 until December 2017 at the Ethnic Minorities Law Centre Glasgow. At the Law Centre, he dealt with over 600 caseworks during the period. These caseworks include complex Immigration and Asylum appeal at the First-tier, Upper-tier Immigration and Asylum Tribunal.

While working at the Law Centre, he had the rear privilege of delivering Immigration training to several advisories and governmental agencies across Scotland,this includes Citizens Advice Bureaus etc.

He is also experienced at representing clients in bail applications, and instructing Advocates for Judicial Review application at the Court of Sessions.

Wale enjoys working on complex files, and his passion is to put smiles on the faces of immigrants who are tied down by immigration problems. With a combined experience of over a decade in private law practice that cuts across national jurisdictions, Wale incorporated DMO Olabamiji Solicitors in January 2018 to provide cutting edge services to people with Immigration challenges.

He is married with three children. Wale also volunteers for a charity that specialises in providing refuge for Immigrants and local members of the community.

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