AELEX

Nigeria

Address:
4th Floor, Marble House
1, Kingsway Road, Falomo, Ikoyi
Lagos
Nigeria

+234 1 279 3367; 1 461 7321-3

+234 1 461 7092


Key contacts:

Partner: Soji Awogbade
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 66
International network memberships: Nigerian member of the World Services Group and Meritas; our lawyers are members of American Bar Association, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, International Bar Association, International Project Finance Association, London Court of International Arbitration, amongst others
Languages: English, French


ÆLEX is a full-service commercial and dispute resolution law firm. Our lawyers have developed specialist skill sets and gained significant deal experience from their involvement in complex transactions. Our local knowledge and regular interaction with key players in the sectors we operate in allow us to structure our advice on projects and transactions in anticipation of, and consistent with changes in policy and regulation.

Clients of the firm include banks and financial institutions, oil and gas companies, power companies, telecommunication companies, insurance companies, trading and manufacturing conglomerates, airlines and shipping lines.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Theophilus Emuwa
tiemuwa@aelex.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising on the acquisition by the Coca-Cola Company of equity in CHI Limited, a leading producer of juice and value-added dairy brands in Nigeria. 
  • Advised Helios Investment Partners on its divestment of a minority stake in Interswitch Limited to TA Associates.

Capital Markets:
L. Fubara Anga
lfanga@aelex.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising an African quick service restaurant group with respect to its listing on the London AIM
  • Advising a Nigerian bank on its proposed issuance of a global depository receipts for purposes of raising US$350million.

Banking & Finance:
L. Fubara Anga
lfanga@aelex.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising a syndicate of banks on a US$800 million reserved based lending facility in respect of the acquisition of participating interest in an OML.
  • Advising a syndicate of banks on a US$141 million facility in respect of the acquisition of a power plant.

  • Aviation
  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy 
  • Healthcare 
  • Insurance 
  • Media
  • Mining 
  • Real estate
  • Shipping 
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport

ABUJA, NIGERIA
4th Floor, Adamawa Plaza
1st Avenue, off Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business Area
FCT Abuja, Nigeria
T: +234 709 880 8416; 705 029 1874; 806 931 3453
F: + 234 9 5200846
Eabuja@aelex.com

PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA
26, Aba Road
P.O. Box 12636, Port Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria
T: + 234 84 848074; 302998; 464514-5
F: + 234 84 464516
Eportharcourt@aelex.com

ACCRA, GHANA
7th Floor, Suite B701
The Octagon
Accra Central, Accra
P.M.B 72 Cantonment Accra, Ghana
T: +233 302 224828; 224845/6
F: +233 302 224824
Eaccra@aelex.com