Jumoke Lambo


Jumoke Lambo is a Partner and co-head of the telecommunications, media & technology, aviation, employment and corporate advisory teams. She heads the business development and corporate immigration teams, and also oversees Alsec Nominees Limited, the firm’s company secretarial practice. Her specialisations include foreign investment, regulatory compliance, TMT, aviation, capital markets, employment law, and mergers & acquisitions.

Jumoke participated in the Judges Conference organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2015, where she led the training on the implications of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition,) Prevention Etc. Act 2015. She was a member of the team that drafted the Communications Act 2003 and has assisted various operators within and outside the telecommunications sector with establishing and doing business in Nigeria. She also advises a variety of investors on the acquisition of interests in Nigerian companies, as well as regulatory compliance.

Outside of UUBO, she successfully restructured the legal departments of Etisalat Nigeria and recently, Union Bank of Nigeria PLC.

Jumoke is recognised by the Nigerian edition of Who’s Who Legal for her M&A practice. Her work has also been noted in the International Financial Law Review’s Expert Guides. She is a fellow of the Centre for International Legal Studies (CILS), and sits on the board of the International LLM Programme of the Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts in cooperation with the Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary and the CILS.

Jumoke was recently named the winner of the Most Outstanding [individual] in Employment Law Services category by Corporate Livewire. She regularly writes and presents papers on environmental law, foreign investment and telecommunications law and practice, and serves on the boards of various companies and charitable organisations.

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


Nigerian Bar Association


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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