Banwo & Ighodalo



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Banwo & Ighodalo continues to excel in banking and capital markets.

The banking team acted for lenders and sponsors in relation to loan facilities and other financing transaction in the oil and gas, real estate and hospitality industries.

In capital markets the firm acted primarily on debt side mandates advising issuers and guarantors in connection with debt issues and the establishment of notes programmes.

In M&A the firm worked on divestments, acquisitions and joint ventures in the pharmaceutical, oil and gas and retail industries.

In projects the firm worked on the financing of the development of a hospital, fibre optic infrastructure and an aerial cable line car. The team acted for sponsors, arrangers and project companies. 

Client feedback

“The quality of the firm's work is excellent. The firm possesses an in depth knowledge of legal issues, and this is reflected in the quality of the service provided. In addition, there is a lot of attention to detail, adequate senior supervision and quality control.” – Banking

"Banwo & Ighodalo is one of the top three law firms in Nigeria. I can't think of anything on the downside to talk about. The firm is thoroughly professional, and it's made-up of very dedicated lawyers. I must also commend the firm on its gender policy." – Project finance

"Banwo & Ighodalo's work with us have been excellent. Because they started with the company, providing incorporation, statutory and corporate finance advice at various times, we have benefited immensely from their transaction history knowledge, good commercial and legal acumen and effective reach in the government and corporate sectors of the economy." – Corporate 

Isa Alade

“In one word – Exemplary.”

“Isa's work is very good and he has deep knowledge of our firm’s history and transactions, having started with us at the inception.”