Olasupo Ati-John

Mr Olasupo Ati-John

Mr. Olasupo Ati-John


Olasupo Ati-John was born on the 4th June, 1965 in Lagos Island, Lagos State.

He attended Saint Mary Private School Ajele, Lagos. Then proceeded to Methodist Boys’ High School, Broad Street, Lagos. He has a bachelor of Law degree from Lagos State University () in 1990 and was called to bar in 1991.

He is a Notary public, a CEDR accredited mediator and a fellow of the Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioner Association of Nigeria(BRIPAN). He is currently the principal partner of Supo Ati-John & Co, a firm of legal practitioners that was incorporated in 1998. He has a combined practice, Criminal and Civil Litigation and Real Estate practice.

In his quest to be well rounded in his chosen career, he undertook the following trainings and workshops;

SMEs, Insolvency and the Economic Cost of Failed Development in Nigeria (July 3rd, 2014) Restructuring the Insolvency legal regime for SMEs from the Perspective of UNCITRAL Intiatives.

The future of SMEs, Group Enterprises and Business Dynamics Nigeria.

BRIPAN International Conference;Transforming the Nigeria Economy; Aligning The Nigeria Rescue Practice with Global Trends (October 3rd, 2013).

Insolvency Law and Economic Development in Emerging Economies 7th – 8th June, 2012.

BRIPAN Fellowship workshop

Business rescue and turn around management 29th – 30th 2012.Lagos

The position of Investors in Intermediated Securities in the event of Insolvency of their Intermediaries.

Mastering the essential skills of negotiation 2007


Assistant Secretary Membership & Rules Subcommittee BRIPAN 2002-2004

Secretary/Council Member Section of Public Interest & Development Law(SPIDEL) 2011-2015

Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association Bar Dinner Committee and Awards, (Lagos Branch).2013

Member BRIPAN Basic Support & Group (BSG 2013)

Member NBA Anti-Corruption Committee. 2016

Member, National Executive Committee NBA. 2010-2012, 2016-2018

Council Member, Polish-Nigerian Chambers of Commerce, Warsaw, Poland

Member, Panel of Neutrals Lagos Multi-Door Court House.


Nigeria Bar Association


Capital Market Solicitors Association

INSOL International

Polish-Nigeria Chambers of Commerce

Ikoyi Club

Nigeria Gas Association

As part of his service to the NBA, here presented and presented a paper on behalf of the NBA President at the Regional Conference at the African Union Commission on Human & People’s Right(ACHPR) in Banjul Gambia on the Jos Crisis in 2011.

Committed to giving back to the society, he founded ‘’Orewa’’, an NGO that raises funds to provide for the needy and under privileged on a monthly basis. His law firm handles probono cases for the Legal Aid council, and The Office of the Public Defender, Lagos State. He is a Devout Catholic and Patron of the Catholic Women Organisation, Lagos Island Deanery.

He is married and blessed with 3 children.