Managing Partner


+234 1 462 2307-12

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Capital markets
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Construction and materials
Oil and gas
Real estate
Social infrastructure

Aniekan Ukpanah heads the firm's banking & finance practice, as well as its project finance, power, infrastructure & projects, real estate and intellectual property teams. He advises on the development and structuring of financing for infrastructure projects including energy, cement production, telecommunications, rail and road projects.

  • Advised First Concept & Properties Limited in relation to the US$44,150,000 loan facility from Standard Bank of South Africa Limited
  • Advised Starsight Power Utilities Limited on the development and deployment of distributed solar power solutions  in the financial services and energy sectors
  • Advised Union Bank of Nigeria PLC on its disposal of its real estate assets in Nigeria
  • Advised Duval Properties Limited on the mixed-use development of its approximately 314,488.89 square metres of land situate around the unique water side location of Jabi Lake, Abuja.

  • Banking

  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Real estate
  • Transport

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

  • B.A., Law and Economics, Dorset Institute (University of Bournemouth) Bournemouth, UK (1987);
  • BL, Nigerian Law School (1988)