Akintayo is an astute commercial lawyer who possesses multi-jurisdictional experience within Nigeria. Before joining Ukiri Lijadu, he was a member of the Government Business and Dispute Resolution Practice groups of a top tier commercial law firm in Nigeria where he gathered valuable experience in commercial practice, finance and infrastructure with a government regulatory focus..
He was a part of the team which advised the Federal Government of Nigeria on multi-billion-naira financing of infrastructure projects and also advised clients in the oil and gas sector on various issues ranging from tax liabilities to employment relations.
He has additional interest in air and space law; and the law of emerging technologies and has, recently, advised technology start-ups on incorporation, investor finance and regulatory compliance.
Akintayo graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria and the Nigerian Law School. He is a member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and the Youth Forum of the African Leadership Congress on Space Science and Technology. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Associate