Here we highlight 44 standout individuals who excel when it comes to advising on transactions, compliance, regulatory matters and disputes across the energy and mining sectors.
Most Highly Regarded
Aluko & Oyebode receives five listings here.
The revered Reginald Udom is well versed in advising domestic and international companies on complex financing matters involving LNG plants and oil and gas assets.
Gbenga Oyebode has over 35 years of experience in providing top-tier advice to international and multinational clients across the LNG sector.
Olubunmi Fayokun is an “excellent” lawyer who draws plaudits from peers for her experience in energy, natural resources and power transactions.
Banwo & Ighodalo receives three listings in this chapter.
Ken Etim draws high praise from peers and clients alike for his expertise in complex energy transactions, especially in the oil and gas sectors.
Stella Duru is one of the foremost energy practitioners in the Nigerian market, with profound knowledge of oil and gas transactions and energy projects.
Femi Olubanwo has over 30 years’ financing experience in domestic and international large-scale projects across the mining and energy sectors.
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie also earns three listings here.
Uzoma Azikiwe is highly sought after by clients thanks to his combined knowledge and experience in energy-related disputes.
The established Folake Elias-Adebowale is highly recommended for her profound capabilities in the oil and gas space, advising on complex transactions and developments.
Dan Agbor is a “well-accomplished” energy specialist who is particularly well regarded for his expertise in the oil and gas field.
ACAS-Law’s Sola Adepetun is a “seasoned industry expert who effortlessly combines legal skills with business know-how”. Sola has “great people skills, and obviously great legal skills too”.
Felicia Kemi Segun has significant experience in the energy sector, advising clients on acquisitions, investments and transactions.
Babalakin & Co’s Bayo Adaralegbe is recognised for his extensive experience in high-value disputes arising from domestic and foreign investments in the oil and gas sector.
Dunni Segun-Oki is deeply knowledgeable in downstream and upstream gas and oil in Nigeria, and brings a profound and technical approach to her work.
Bolanle Olawale Babalakin SAN comes highly recommended for his deep experience in the energy and extractive industries, and in construction projects.
At Aélex, Soji Awogbade is a “top practitioner” in the Nigerian and Ghanaian markets, and regularly advises clients on oil, gas, power and infrastructure transactions.
Revered practitioner Lawrence Fubara Anga excels at advising high-profile state-owned and private oil and gas companies in the Nigerian market.
Oghogho Akpata of Templars is a “prominent name” in the industry who excels at advising on energy-related transactions and contentious proceedings.
Ayodele Oni of Bloomfield Law Practice is an “excellent professional” who brings an “efficient and hard-working” approach to various energy-sector cases.
At Odujinrin & Adefulu Adeoye Adefulu, is one of the leading lights in the Nigerian market, with experience in high-profile international oil and gas projects.
Wolemi Esan of Olaniwun Ajayi is a “big name” both domestically and internationally, renowned for advising clients on corporate and commercial undertakings in the power and infrastructure sectors.
Adedolapo Akinrele SAN of F O Akinrele & Co is a “key player” in the oil and gas industry, and is “known to provide excellent legal services”.
The Law Crest’s Tobenna Erojikwe is an “excellent” lawyer who draws praise for his “wealth of experience” and “great understanding” of the energy sector.