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Olajumoke Arowolo


OVERVIEW

Olajumoke is a seasoned commercial lawyer with a practice focused on the energy and infrastructure sectors. She has a deep understanding of contractual frameworks, deal dynamics and financing structures for projects in the petroleum and wider energy sector.

She is actively engaged as counsel in asset acquisitions, structured financings, and some landmark energy projects. As a project lawyer, she was part of the team that advised on a gas processing agreement for the development of an offshore gas gathering system and a 400mmscf/d gas processing facility in Nigeria. She has also played a significant role in the past couple of years as lead external legal counsel to the West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited on a set of complex regulatory and transactional assignments underpinning the development of the Western Interconnection Project for the enlargement and extension of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) – the regional gas pipeline in West Africa constructed across 4 countries. During this period, she negotiated the various commercial agreements required for the project and advised on related regulatory issues. She is currently part of the team drafting and reviewing the financing agreements in respect of an ongoing multimillion-dollar project for the development of upstream and midstream facilities by a joint venture of Nigerian independents.

She was part of the team that advised on the project finance for the revamp and optimization of the Egbaoma gas processing plant and was also part of the team that advised the lenders on the restructuring of the Lekki Toll Road financing (USD420m) (Nigeria’s pioneer toll road PPP).

She is a recipient of the “40 under 40” Nigerian Rising Star Award for 2019 which, was given in recognition of her contributions and commitment to the legal profession.

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EDUCATION

LL.M. (with Distinction), International Trade and Commercial Law, University of Durham, UK, 2010


LL.B. (Hons.) (Second Class Upper Division) University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, 2005

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, 2006 (passed the qualifying exam with First Class Honours)

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Providing bespoke transactional, regulatory and legal advisory services to businesses and projects in Nigeria’s energy, resources and infrastructure sectors.

CONTACT US

3rd Floor, South Atlantic

Petroleum Towers

1 Adeola Odeku Street

Victoria Island

Lagos, Nigeria

+ 234 1 7004603-5


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