Every lawyer at Ola Leslie Solicitors puts clients first. We are committed, enthusiastic and work hard to provide practical and effective solutions.

Solicitor & Partner

Ola Kupoluyi

Ola Kupoluyi

Managing Partner

Ola Kupoluyi manages the team at Ola Leslie and is an expert in Planning law and Property development matters. She also has specialist knowledge of Commercial law and Business affairs.

Ola founded Ola Leslie Solicitors after a career in the City at Osborne Clarke Solicitors. She also previously worked for top 50 firm Shoosmiths and a number of UK Government departments. She has many years of legal experience gained acting for major House Builders, Property Developers and Retail Stores.

Ola studied for her LLB at the University of Essex, followed by the LPC at the College of Law and the LLM at University College London.

Ola Kupoluyi

Ayesha Yunus

Senior Partner – Bridging Finance Specialist

Ayesha specialises in all types of property, conveyancing and associated matters. Ayesha has over 15 years’ experience in property law and short term lending and commercial and residential bridging finance.
Ayesha was 26 years old when she qualified as a solicitor and immediately co-founded the firm. She is the firm’s Senior Partner, an SRA manager/supervising solicitor, the firm’s Money Laundering Offer and the firm’s Compliance Officer for Legal Practice. Prior to this, Ayesha worked at a well regarded Suffolk law firm for four years and at a London firm for a year shortly after her LLB. She also enjoyed a successful career in the Sales and Marketing sector before qualifying as a solicitor.

Ayesha was educated in Chesterfield and Colchester, and achieved an LLB (Hons) Law Degree in Essex. She completed her post-graduate degree in Cambridgeshire and completed her professional skills course at BPP, London.

Ayesha accepts instructions from clients, solicitors, developers, bridging lenders, high street lenders and property professionals nationwide and internationally, and is well known for her down to earth manner and straightforward approach.

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William Wu

Partner – New Build Developments

William is a leading commercial lawyer, who provides high quality and unique services for various clients between China and the UK. He has provided advice on the sale and purchase of commercial and residential properties and on company establishment in China and in the UK for deals over £1 billion.
He is fluent in Mandarin and English and studied at BPP Law School in Holborn, London, and at The School of Law in Zhejiang University, China. William is a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (E-commerce).

William accepts instructions from developers and individual clients across the UK and China.

william.wu@olaleslie.com 0207 183 0084

Ola Kupoluyi

Jack Plant

Partner – Private Client

Jack Plants leads the firm’s private client team and specializes in wills, probate, taxation and private client services.

Jack enjoyed a fulfilling career spanning decades as a Senior Examiner and Shares Valuer within the Estate Duty Office of the Inland Revenue, following which he qualified as a solicitor specialising in areas which built upon the expertise he a gained whilst at working with the Inland Revenue.

Jack’s academic achievements include qualifications from Durham University, City of London Polytechnic/Guildhall University, Thames Valley University, and Toulouse University (France). He holds a LL.B(Hons) in Law and French.


Onyeka Obidi

“Onyeka Obidi has worked as a Finance Analyst, as well as a Legal and Compliance Officer in an investment firm. Just before rejoining Ola Leslie, having previously worked as a Paralegal, she worked as a Counsel for an arbitration institution for three years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Bristol University and a Master’s degree in Oil & Gas Law from Aberdeen University. She is qualified to practice law in Nigeria.”


Shivani Vara

Shivani graduated with her LLB (Hons) Law degree. She then went to BPP Law School to complete her post-graduate Legal Practice Course.
Shivani joined the firm in April 2017 as a paralegal and is now a trainee solicitor. She deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing, shared ownership properties, commercial leases, bridging finance, and wills and probate.

In her spare time, Shivani likes to spend time with friends and family.


Funke Alo

Funke is a Senior Conveyancer within the firm. Since joining the firm in 2013, Funke has risen
professionally especially in her area of expertise – residential conveyancing. She has worked on
several transactions and has a resolute commitment to the best interest of her clients in
transactions. She brings great zeal to bear on every task assigned to her and her involvement in
some intricate transactions makes her an invaluable member of the firm.


Jesse Giarnese

Jesse completed her A Levels in June 2018, studying Media Studies, Film Studies and Food Technology. Although she studied practical based subjects, she always had an underlying interest in the Law and knew that Law was the route for her.

Jesse joined the firm in October 2018 and will start her apprenticeship in Business Administration with CILEx Law School in January 2019. After completing her Business Administration course, she is hoping to complete her Paralegal Course.

In her free time, Jesse likes to spend time with her family and friends.


Dami Adewunmi

Dami Adewunmi is a conveyancer in the property team at Ola Leslie Solicitors and handles different property, conveyancing and related transactions. She also assists with bridging finance matters.

Dami graduated with an LLB (Hons) Law degree after which she completed her Law School. She joined Ola Leslie Solicitors in 2017 but prior to joining the firm, has worked as a research and legal assistant in two other law firms.

Dami is easy going and is committed to ensure client satisfaction in every transaction.