Oghogho Makinde

Oghogho Makinde
1 Murtala Muhammed Drive
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Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Energy, Natural Resources & Mining

Oghogho joined the partnership of Aluko & Oyebode in 2003 and heads the firm’s business advisory practice. Her main practice areas are energy and natural resources, public private partnerships (PPPs), banking and finance, private equity, corporate restructuring and divestitures, project/infrastructure finance and regulatory compliance.

Oghogho is currently advising a European oil and gas company on its acquisition of an interest in an OML and on funding arrangements for oil and gas operations which will include an LNG project.  She recently advised a long term client on new investments and farm out arrangements on its OML to develop new wells and advised another client in a JV on proposed 3rdparty contractor financing of drilling operations to increase crude production. 

As head of the business advisory unit, Oghogho coordinates company incorporations, corporate advice, regulatory compliance and permitting for clients including IBM; McKinsey; Visa; Fonterra; Bloomberg; MoneyGram; Intercontinental Hotels Group; Ensco Plc; Tetra Pak; Hyundai, JP Morgan, Tata and Booking.com.

Oghogho received a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) from the University of Benin in 1988 and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1989. She has a master’s degree in law (LLM) from the University of Lagos. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), the Nigerian Gas Association, and Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ).

WWL says: Oghogho Makinde stands out for her experience in sophisticated commercial transactions as well as her deep expertise in energy project financing.

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