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Kofo Dosekun

Kofo Dosekun

Aluko & Oyebode1 Murtala Muhammed DriveIkoyiLagosNigeria101222
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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

Nigeria - Banking

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Tominiyi Owolabi is an expert in financial regulation and banking law. He is highly visible in the market and enjoys an excellent reputation for his work in the space.

Biography

Kofo Dosekun leads the firm's corporate and commercial, banking and corporate finance practices and advises on matters pertaining to project finance, cross boarder and local syndicated lending, private equity, energy, public private partnerships and structured trade finance. She also advises on risk mitigation, financial regulatory compliance, foreign investment and derivatives. 

Kofo advises on a broad range of financing and commercial transactions, including large local and foreign currency loan syndications, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings in the energy, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors. 

Kofo acted as a lead counsel to MTN in its 200 billion naira facility from a syndicate of Nigerian banks. She also acted as lead counsel to a syndicate of onshore and offshore lenders in connection with the provision of a US$2 billion senior secured medium term financing facility to Aiteo Eastern E&P for the acquisition of a 45 per cent interest in OML 29. She also led the team that advised the sponsors in connection with the restructuring of the US$1.2 billion NGLII and US$600 million satellite field oil financing. 

Kofo has worked on several award-winning transactions and continues to advise various financial institutions operating in the Nigerian market, including Citibank, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Standard Chartered Bank, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc and Commerzbank. 

Kofo has an LLB (honours) from the University of Ife (1980) and an LLM from King's College London (1983). She is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1981. 

WWL Ranking: Recommended
Nigeria - Project Finance

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

 Kofo Dosekun is "definitely a top project finance lawyer" according to respondents who note her prowess in PPPs and regulatory matters in the power sector.

Biography

Kofo Dosekun leads the firm's corporate and commercial, banking and corporate finance practices and advises on matters pertaining to project finance, cross boarder and local syndicated lending, private equity, energy, public private partnerships and structured trade finance. She also advises on risk mitigation, financial regulatory compliance, foreign investment and derivatives. 

Kofo advises on a broad range of financing and commercial transactions, including large local and foreign currency loan syndications, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings in the energy, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors. 

Kofo acted as a lead counsel to MTN in its 200 billion naira facility from a syndicate of Nigerian banks. She also acted as lead counsel to a syndicate of onshore and offshore lenders in connection with the provision of a US$2 billion senior secured medium term financing facility to Aiteo Eastern E&P for the acquisition of a 45 per cent interest in OML 29. She also led the team that advised the sponsors in connection with the restructuring of the US$1.2 billion NGLII and US$600 million satellite field oil financing. 

Kofo has worked on several award-winning transactions and continues to advise various financial institutions operating in the Nigerian market, including Citibank, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Standard Chartered Bank, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc and Commerzbank. 

Kofo has an LLB (honours) from the University of Ife (1980) and an LLM from King's College London (1983). She is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1981. 

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