Bloomfield Law Practice

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Managing Partners: Kunle Obebe
Number of partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 16
Languages: English

Firm Overview:
Bloomfield LP is a specialist commercial law firm that offers comprehensive and exceptional legal solutions for those who expect more. We are practical, commercial and goal-driven in our approach and have earned a reputation for achieving exceptional results. The firm’s experience, clientele (corporates, financial institutions, private equity firms, foreign law firms, governments, regulatory institutions and individuals) and the reputation of its lawyers cuts across several key industries that it is dedicated to, namely aviation, financial institutions, consumer goods, entertainment, logistics, media, mining and minerals, financial technology, capital markets, oil and gas, power and renewables, real estate, shipping and oil services, and telecommunications. The firm’s lawyers have also contributed to, or authored, leading texts in these industries and are often called upon to serve as resource persons at Nigerian and international seminars/workshops and as public and private sector office holders, advisers and consultants.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate, Finance and Securities

2 partners, 7 fee earners based in Lagos, Nigeria
■ Advised Maryland Mall Limited in relation to a US$12,500,000 mezzanine facility advanced by Vantage Mezzanine III Pan African Sub Fund Partnership acting through its Ultimate General Partner, Vantage Mezzanine Fund III USD Proprietary Limited.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun
■ Advised Sea Trucks Group Limited (in Liquidation) (and its subsidiary companies) (“STG”), leading provider of offshore installation, accommodation and support services to the Oil & Gas industry worldwide, on the restructuring of the US$575 million Norwegian law Senior Secured Bonds issued by STG.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun
■ Currently advising Lekki Retailtainment Limited on all legal aspects of the structuring, financing, construction, and development of a multi-million-dollar mall and co-living residents (a 10,000 square metre retail development), the Lekki Mall, in the Lekki area of Lagos, Nigeria.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun
■ Advised Milhouse Incorporated (“Milhouse”) in connection with the financing and development of a 17.5mw off-grid Coal fired Power Plant within the campuses of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Partner: Ayodele Oni
■ Advised Capital Trust Investments & Asset Management Limited in relation to a N15,000,000,000 term loan facility advanced to a Nigerian state government.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Acted as Solicitor to the Issue in connection with the issuance of a Fifteen Billion Naira Private Shari’ah compliant ijarah investment Notes for the purpose of building a state-of-the-art residential villa in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria by Capital Trust Investments & Asset Management Limited.
Partners: Adedoyin Afun and Ayodele Oni
■ Advised Middle Band Solar One Limited and IFC on the financing and development of a 100MW solar PV Plant initiated and sponsored by a consortium comprising of Nemoante, Gren Partners, Alten Energy and the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) in Lokoja Kogi State, Nigeria.
Partner: Ayodele Oni
■ Advised China’s Offshore Oil Engineering Co. Ltd (“COOEC”) on its provision of engineering, procurement and construction services to Dangote Petroleum Refinery & Petrochemicals Free Zone Enterprise and Dangote Oil Refining Company Limited.
Partners: Adedoyin Afun, Ayodele Oni and ‘Kunle Obebe
■ Advised Beta Ventures Partners LLC, an American company focused on investing in technology and technology-enabled startups, on the establishment of a fund holding company in Nigeria and investments in the fund holding company by the initial investors.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Advised Musim Mas Group, a global integrated palm oil group operating in the up, mid and down streams areas of the palm oil value chain, on a revolving trade credit/facility involving its subsidiary, Inter-Continental Oils & Fats Pte Limited and Enriched Pte Limited, a Singaporean company and a subsidiary of Dufil Prima Foods PLC.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun
Key Clients: Middle Band Solar One Limited, Purple Capital Partners Limited, Northstar Europe, Beta Ventures LLC, Bukkha Hospitality Limited
Contact: Adedoyin Afun
Email: [email protected]

Energy and Natural Resources
2 partners, 5 fee earners based in Lagos, Nigeria
■ Advising an international consortium that is looking to acquire oil and gas assets from the Federal Government of Nigerian in the Marginal Fields Bid Round, 2020, the first marginal field bid round in almost 20 years.
Partners: Ayodele Oni and Adedoyin Afun.
■ Advised Lafarge Africa Plc in connection with the negotiation of its natural gas sale and purchase agreement with Accugas Limited.
Partner: Ayodele Oni and Adedoyin Afun
■ Advised the World Bank Group (comprising of the IDRB, IDA, IFC, MIGA & ICSID) with a comprehensive analysis on electricity market issues pertaining to privatisation related commitments and contingent liabilities related to different participants/stakeholders in Nigeria’s power sector.
Partner: Ayodele Oni.
■ Advising under the United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (UKNIAF) on the capacity needs for each institution that governs the electricity market in Nigeria. These institutions include the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc and the Rural Electrification Agency.
Partner: Ayodele Oni.
■ Advising Sun Africa LLC on the public-private partnership for the development of solar mini grids and solar power plants in Nigeria.
Partner: Ayodele Oni.
■ Advising and providing transactional support services to the Nigerian Gas Company (“NGC”) in relation to the implications, requirements and potential impact of the Network Code on NGC’s business.
Partner: Ayodele Oni
■ Undertaking on behalf of the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company Limited (“NGMC”), a comprehensive due diligence of the assets of NGMC in the Greater Lagos Industrial Area being operated by Gaslink Limited.
Partner: Ayodele Oni
Key Clients: Niger Delta Exploration and Production Plc, Lafarge Africa Plc, Nigerian Gas Marketing Company Limited, Engie Fenix Nigeria Limited, Milhouse Energy Services Limited, Sun Africa LLC, Lafarge Africa Plc
Contact: Ayodele Oni
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution
2 partners, 6 fee earners based in Lagos, Nigeria
■ Representing a Nigerian shipowner in an action against the Nigerian Ports Authority in respect of damage done to its vessel (due to an unmarked submerged wreck) whilst it was passing through a channel within the purview and pilotage of the Nigerian Ports Authority.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Represented Sea Trucks Group Limited (in Liquidation) (and its subsidiary companies) (��STG”) in a suit filed against Guaranty Trust Bank PLC (“GTB”) and West African Ventures Limited (“WAV”) for the refund the sum of Ten Million United States Dollars (US$10,000,000) paid by STG as advance cash collateral to GTB as security for a Ten Million United States Dollars (US$10,000,000) bank guarantee availed by GTB.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Represented the owners of a Nigerian stockbroking firm in a suit brought by the previous owners of the stockbroking firm at the Federal High Court of Nigeria. The suit deals with the transfer/sale of a Dealing Membership Licence issued by the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Represented Ardova Plc (formerly Forte Oil) in arbitration proceedings concerning a breach of contract.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Acted for STG in relation to several London arbitrations and suits before the Federal High Court and the Court of Appeal for the repossession of vessels chartered out to and under the control of STG’s former Nigerian affiliate, WAV and its subsidiaries.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Currently defending the owners of a vessel, on the instructions of The American Club (member of the IGP), in relation to a collision claim before the Federal High Court of Nigeria.
Partner: Adedoyin Afun.
■ Represented an employee of a multinational oil and gas company at the National Industrial Court of Nigeria in a claim for outstanding redundancy benefits. The fact of the case bordered on when redundancy claims can validly arise – the case is novel as it expanded the jurisprudence of redundancy benefit accrual in Nigeria.
Partners: Kunle Obebe and Adedoyin Afun.
■ Represented an employee of a helicopter operator that services the Nigerian oil and gas industry, at the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. The fact of the case bothers on the unlawful termination of employment - the case expanded the jurisprudence of restrictive covenants in Nigeria.
Partner: Kunle Obebe
Key Clients: Ejovi Dredging and Marine Services Limited, The American Club, West of England P&I Club, China P&I, Mocoh SA, and The Swedish Club
Contact: Adedoyin Afun
Email: [email protected]

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Shipping 2021 in Nigeria

Authors: Adedoyin Afun, Michael Abiiba

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Adedoyin Afun
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