Sandra Oyewole

Partner, Olajide Oyewole (DLA Piper Africa – Nigeria)

Sandra leads the DLA Piper Africa (Olajide Oyewole LLP) Intellectual Property & Technology+ practice and co-leads its Employment & Global Mobility practice.

Sandra works primarily in the media, sports, entertainment and technology sectors advising clients on advertising, brand protection, broadcasting, data protection, digital technology, employment and global mobility, estate planning, film and tv, fintech, health, hospitality, intellectual property and music matters.

She has strong expertise in intellectual property rights particularly copyright, including its ownership, protection, enforcement, management, exploitation, valuation and monetization. With data protection legislation rapidly evolving and the emergence and growth of technology driven areas such as fintech, Sandra is actively involved in helping businesses, from start-ups to global enterprises navigate the associated regulatory and compliance issues.

On the employment side, clients rely on Sandra for support in respect of a myriad of matters including labour laws and contracts, global mobility, occupational hazard, reputational damage, employment restructuring and labour related disputes.

Sandra is committed to the creation of structure within Nigeria’s creative and innovation-driven sectors which includes the strengthening of Nigeria’s antipiracy and intellectual property laws and policies. She is regularly sought after to speak on copyright and data protection matters.

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