Ayodele Oni

Ayodele Oni
No. 15 Agodogba Avenue
+234 1 4542130


Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Energy, Natural Resources & Mining

Ayodele has been recognised as an “excellent lawyer” and has also been ranked amongst the world’s leading lawyers in leading international legal directories.

He is a prominent energy law and policy expert in Nigeria, with vast experience spanning almost 13 years. He is the partner and chair of the energy and natural resources practice group at Bloomfield Law Practice, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing law firms.

Ayodele has carved a niche for himself advising on multifaceted, simple and complex energy transactions and has advised on several power transactions including advising on aspects of the hugely popular Azura power project. Specifically, he has also been advising ministries, departments and agencies of the federal government on the post-privatisation restructuring of the electric power sector.

Ayodele is currently advising on several electric power projects especially including advising an industrial cluster on the eligibility regime. He is also advising on an interconnected mini-grid project and a transaction under the newly issued Meter Asset Provider Regulations.

Ayodele is part of the legal team advising the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on a number of oil and gas projects and transactions and was named the Nigerian young lawyer of the year 2010. He was also in the year 2016, named amongst the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40.  

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Nigerian Gas Association.

Ayodele studied at Lagos State University (LLB), the Nigerian Law School (BL), and the University of Calgary (energy and environmental law and policy, LLM).

He was admitted to the Bar of Nigeria.

WWL says: Ayodele Oni is a prominent practitioner in the energy market. Clients say, “He renders excellent work, delivers fast, understands the nuances of energy deals and always looks out for the client’s interest.”

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

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