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Iyanu Onalaja

Iyanu Onalaja

Iyanu Onalaja

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Iyanu is a newly qualified solicitor in the real estate team. She has over a year’s experience in general commercial property matters and is increasing her knowledge of development work. As a trainee she experienced a full mixed real estate development and property management workload including lettings, underlettings, licences to alter, assign and underlet. 

Her recent experience includes:

  • supporting a senior associate with all the property elements of a corporate restructure;
  • developing and growing client relations including responsibility for them on a daily basis including:

    assisting the lead real estate lawyer for a major French motor manufacturer with a UK HQ in Coventry which involves undertaking freehold and leasehold acquisitions of retail showrooms and other premises. Most recent major instruction was undertaking freehold disposal for site in Manchester worth over £12 million
  • acting for a well-known lender on a refinance of an existing loan facility worth over £1 million; and
  • supporting a partner with all the property elements of a hotel transaction worth over £14 million.

Iyanu studied Law at Birmingham City University before completing her LPC and LLM at the University of Law in Birmingham. She joined Shoosmiths in October 2016.


My education:

LLB Law 1st Class ( Birmingham City University )

LPC and LLM Distinction ( University of Law, Birmingham )