Temi joined Joelson’s Banking & Finance Team in July 2018 from a well-known Silver Circle firm. When not lawyering, Temi spends much of his time relaxing with his family.


Temi’s practice areas cover a wide range of banking and project finance transactions. He has experience acting for and on behalf of a wealth of clients, including borrowers, sponsors and commercial banks across various jurisdictions, and in a number of business sectors, including infrastructure, transport, oil and gas, power, wind, real estate, telecommunications and media, hotels and leisure and consumer products.

His experience includes managing banking and finance transactions of different sizes and complexities, drafting and negotiating facility agreements, security documents, conditions precedent and coordinating successful completion.

Temi is known for his personable style with clients and his commerciality.

Key transactions include

  • Acting for lenders on property and other asset matters, advising on and drafting loan and security documentation.
  • Acting for well-known property investors / developers in respect of their corporate sales, acquisitions and refinances.
  • Acting for venture capital investment funds in respect of their proposed investments in a wide range of commercial opportunities.