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Olaniwun Ajayi LP

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Top-notch firm with a leading commercial practice operating at the height of its ability. Hosts a diverse offering that includes private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring as well as refinancings and divestitures. Capably advises domestic and international clients. Extremely well versed in financial regulatory matters.

Strengths

Sources say of the team: "Their confidence and understanding of the law stands out when they speak."

Work highlights

Advised Seplat Petroleum Development Company on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Eland Oil and Gas.

Notable practitioners

Clients praise Anuoluwapo Balogun 's "distinct mastery of the law" and ability to "break it down for all to comprehend." She acts on international acquisition transactions, particularly those involving the UK.

Konyinsola Ajayi is widely recognised by market commentators as a leading individual for transactional work. He has cross-border M&A experience and a notable energy sector presence. His banking and dispute resolution expertise complements his corporate work.

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Overview

We provide general corporate and commercial advice to our corporate clients in various sectors on the legal issues which most regularly impact on their businesses. Our lawyers combine sector and technical knowledge with the ability to craft innovative contractual solutions.

We are involved in virtually all aspects of business relations. We deal with the negotiation, drafting and review of a wide variety of commercial contracts; both domestic and international. We recently reviewed a Merchant Agreement between an online Merchant and Acquirer.

Within our corporate commercial team, our company secretarial unit addresses all elements of company law, from advising on board procedures as well as analysing corporate policies, codes of conduct and assisting with shareholder engagement. Some of the largest companies in Nigeria trust us to oversee their company secretarial requirements. Our company secretarial portfolio includes the following clients; Benin Distribution Company Plc, Sapele Power Plc, GZ Industries Limited, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Boston Consulting Group to name a few. 

Our international clients draw on the depth of experience and expertise of our Corporate Commercial team and trust us to consistently provide high quality service. We are also the go to law firm for international corporates that want to establish a business presence in Nigeria. 

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Corporate/Commercial

Olaniwun Ajayi LP

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Location

The Adunola

Plot L2, 401 Close

Banana Island

Ikoyi

Lagos

Lagos

Nigeria

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Nigeria

Corporate/Commercial


Anuoluwapo Balogun
Band 4
Konyinsola Ajayi SAN
Band 1