Olayemi Anyanechi

Sefton Fross - Nigeria

Managing partner


+234 1 277 0762

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Capital markets : Derivatives
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation
Energy and infrastructure
Private equity
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Oil and gas
Real estate

Olayemi’s legal experience spans almost two decades, which has provided her with extensive experience in banking & finance, oil and gas, Energy and corporate & commercial law. She has acted for numerous corporates in complex domestic and cross-border transactions and always brings her vast experience to bear in resolving abstruse legal issues in diverse areas of law.

  • Advised Ignite Investments and Commodities on its acquisition of 74.02% of the issued share capital of Forte Oil Plc.
  • Advised TLG Credit Opportunities Fund and Sanlam Africa Credit Investments Limited on the Nigerian aspect of their respective US$10 million and U$5 Million financing to Atlas Mara.
  • Advised the Debt Management Office of the Federal Government of Nigeria in its issuance of a non-interest financing NGN100 Billion instrument (Sukuk) in the domestic debt market to be used for road infrastructure development.
  • Advising Nibra Designs Limited on its development of a footwear manufacturing plan in Abia State.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project development

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Oil and gas

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Capital Markets Operators Association of Nigeria

  • LL.B University of Ibadan (1996)
  • Nigerian Law School (1997)
  • LL.M, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge (2003)