Banwo & Ighodalo


98, Awolowo Road
South-West Ikoyi

+234 9060003561-2; 8050875883; 8092714452; 9020524921

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Mr. Ken Etim
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 70+
Network memberships include: Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, Loan Market Association, African Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, UK, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria and UK, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
Languages: English, French, several Nigerian languages

Banwo & Ighodalo was established on 1st February, 1991 with a determination on the part of the founding partners to create a world class law firm. 

Banwo & Ighodalo has evolved and we continue to equip ourselves to serve our clients better and provide exceptional results.

We are known in our markets for excellent mastery of legal issues and the development of creative solutions. Our lawyers are young, dynamic and driven; and we deliberately recruit and train for innovation, knowledge and the ability to create solutions for our clients.

The Firm is consistently listed as a 1st-tier law firm and a firm of choice in Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisition, Corporate Finance, Energy & Natural Resources and Intellectual Property. 

Both the firm on one hand, and its partners and some associates on the other hand, are ranked in several leading Nigerian and international legal directories.

  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Project finance
  • Private equity 
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Banking and finance
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Shipping, Aviation & International Trade

  • Oil and gas
  • Shipping
  • Banking
  • Energy & Natural resources
  • Government and public policy
  • Transport
  • Mining
  • Aviation
  • Financial services
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms

Abuja Office
Ground Floor (Left Wing) 
Afri-Investment House 
Plot 2669, Aguiyi-Ironsi Street 

T: + 09-2912127