Oghogho Makinde

Aluko & Oyebode - Nigeria



+234 803 402 8360

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Oil and gas

Oghogho is the Head of the Firm’s Business Advisory Practice and a key member of the Private Equity, Banking and Finance, Energy and Natural Resources, PPP and Infrastructure practices.

She is described as “a stellar adviser providing solutions-oriented advice in a timely manner.”

  • Refinancing of shareholder loans of up to US$100 Million by way of conversion of the shareholder loans to equity notes and the reorganisation of the shareholding structure to manage dilution risks arising from the shareholder loans conversion
  • Lead counsel to International Flavours and Fragrances in  connection with the establishment of a US$1 Million world class research and development facility in Nigeria as a research and development hub for West Africa. 
  • Lead counsel to one of Nigeria’s foremost indigenous marginal field operators in connection with a potential investment in the marginal field by a London Stock Exchange (LSE) listed strategic investor and updating of the field project agreements to reflect the new funding arrangements. 

  • Banking
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate

  • Nigerian Bar

  • Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
  • Nigerian Gas Association
  • International Bar Association  
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Energy Institute (UK)

  • LL.B., University of Benin, (1988)
  • B.L., Nigerian Law School, (1989)
  • LL.M., University of Lagos, (1999)