Morenike Akintaju



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Morenike joined Birketts in March 2020 and is a Solicitor in our Commercial Property Team, based in our Ipswich office. Morenike joined Birketts on qualification having completed her training contract at a local law firm in Ipswich. Morenike has joined the secured lending team, acting on commercial and buy to let mortgages. As part of the Real Estate Finance Team, Morenike assists on matters involving a wide range of lenders and borrowers on security over development sites (residential or commercial), investment properties, owner occupied properties and property portfolios with regular instructions from lenders and investors, as well as borrowers and companies seeking finance. Clients include major high street lenders, challenger banks and private funders and the team advises on facilities varying from small business loans to multi million pound facilities.

Morenike previously worked for a City firm in their social housing finance department, undertaking due diligence and assisting with the preparation and negotiation of loan and security documentation. Morenike also has experience in residential conveyancing transactions dealing with aspects of freehold and leasehold property transactions and occasionally provides assistance to the residential property team. 

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Morenike read Law, Human Rights and Social Justice at the University of De Montfort, graduating with a first class law degree in 2015; and completed the LPC in 2017. Outside of work, Morenike volunteers in her local community as part of the Ipswich Community Support; is an avid foodie, and enjoys cooking, reading and occasionally attending the gym.

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