Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie


St. Nicholas House (10th, 12th and 13th Floors)
Catholic Mission Street
PO Box 53123, Ikoyi

+ 234 1 4622307-10

+234 1 746 7733

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Aniekan Ukpanah
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 66
Network memberships: Lex Mundi; Employment Law Association, Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, African Venture Capital Association, Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, Capital Market Solicitors Association, Loan Market Association
Languages: English

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is a full-service commercial law firm, with offices in Nigeria’s key commercial centres and an affiliate in Ghana. The firm has one of the highest ratios of internationally and independently recognised partners and practice areas in the Nigerian legal market.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Aviation: Jumoke Lambo and Uzoma Azikiwe

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets: Dan Agbor, Aniekan Ukpanah, Yinka Edu, Nicholas Okafor, Adeola Sunmola, Onyinye Okafor and Joseph Eimunjeze

Business Establishment and Corporate Immigration/Company Secretarial Services: Jumoke Lambo and Oyindamola Ehiwere

Capital Markets: Dan Agbor, Yinka Edu, Onyinye Okafor and Joseph Eimunjeze

Compliance and investigations: Dan Agbor, Folake Adebowale, Yinka Edu, Ozofu Ogiemudia, Lolade Ososami and Adeola Sunmola

Corporate advisory/ M&A/Foreign investment: Dan Agbor, Jumoke Lambo, Folake Adebowale, Yinka Edu, Ozofu Ogiemudia, Lolade Ososami and Christine Sijuwade 

Dispute resolution: Uzoma Azikiwe, Festus Onyia and Mena Ajakpovi

Employment: Jumoke Lambo and Ozofu Ogiemudia

Fintech: Yinka Edu 

Intellectual Property: Aniekan Ukpanah and Mena Ajakpovi

Media and Entertainment: Mena Ajakpovi 

Mining and Solid Minerals: Lolade Ososami

Oil and Gas: Dan Agbor, Folake Adebowale and Lolade Ososami

Power, Infrastructure and PPPs: Dan Agbor, Aniekan Ukpanah, Nicholas Okafor and Adeola Sunmola

Private equity: Dan Agbor, Folake Adebowale, Ozofu Ogiemudia and Christine Sijuwade

Real estate and Intellectual property: Aniekan Ukpanah and Mena Ajakpovi

Tax: Dan Agbor, Lolade Ososami and Joseph Eimunjeze

TMT: Jumoke Lambo and Mena Ajakpovi

***Pro Bono: Yinka Edu and Ozofu Ogiemudia

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising First Concept & Properties Limited on the refinancing of US$44,150,000 loan facility
  • Advising Ing Belgium Brussels Geneva Branch (“ING Geneva”) on the creation of security over stocks located in Nigeria. 
  • Advise Lafarge Africa Plc on the restructuring of US$309,000,000 intercompany loan and proposed debt capital raise of US$200,000,000
  • Advise to the Carlyle Group in connection with the merger of Access Bank PLC and Diamond Bank PLC.
  • Advise LeapFrog on its Investment in ARM Pensions 
  • Advise African Capital Alliance on the sale of its shares in Wakanow
  • Advise Consol Glass Proprietary Limited on its acquisition of 49% of Glassforce Limited
  • Advise Oma Power Generation Limited on the development, design, construction, financing, com- missioning and operation and maintenance of a 500MW Greenfield power plant in Abia state Nigeria
  • Advise Ecobank Nigeria Limited =N=100 billion bond issuance programme of ENG Funding SPV PLC

  • Agriculture
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

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