Abayomi is the General Counsel, Mainone Cable Company, a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa. Prior to joining MainOne, Abayomi was Co-Head of the Financial Services Sector of the Firm of Jackson, Etti & Edu and headed the Banking & Finance Unit of the Firm and has considerable experience in advising financial Institutions, multi- lateral agencies and general corporates. Abayomi has been constantly nominated and ranked yearly in the “Rising Star” category by IFLR from 2013 – 2019, has been recognized in the Leading Lawyer category by Chambers Global and recently won the African Legal Rising Star award at the 2018 African Law Digest Awards.He is recognized as a renowned resource person having consistently contributed to journals on platforms such as Practical Law, Euromoney International Debt Capital Markets Handbook, Global Legal Insights among others. He has also facilitated several trainings for International Organisations, Financial Institutions and Training Organisations.
Abayomi holds a MBA from the prestigious Lagos Business School and has obtained several certifications from the London School of Economics, St Catherine College, Oxford and College of Law, England and Wales. He attended Obafemi Awolowo University and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006. He also sits on the board of several companies including Fleet Management Limited, Bobbitos Investments Limited and brings his wealth of experience to the board 6th & 9th Ltd as a Non-Executive Director.