Kofo Dosekun

Kofo Dosekun
Office:
1 Murtala Muhammed Drive
Ikoyi
101222
City:
Lagos
Country:
Nigeria
Tel:
+234 803 402 0532
Fax:
+44 207 681 3402

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Banking

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 says: Kofo Dosekun is “clearly a first-class banking lawyer”, say market sources. She is frequently sought out to advise on commercial banking and finance mandates for an array of high-profile clients.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Nigeria which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Project Finance

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 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.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Nigeria which can be purchased from our Shop.

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