Managing Partner



Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Social infrastructure
Technology and telecommunications

Dolapo Kukoyi is a Partner at Detail Commercial Solicitors and leads the firm’s Energy, Infrastructure & Power Practice. She is one of the leading lawyers in Nigeria’s Power sector with extensive experience advising clients in the private sector, government agencies and regulators on a wide range of complex transactions.

  • As Supervising Partner, she is advising LADOL Integrated Logistics on its development of a 24-48MW Gas to Power Plant for the distribution of power within the LADOL Free Zone through an isolated urban Off-Grid Independent Electricity Distribution Network.
  • As Supervising Partner, she advised Empower New Energy on the development of 700 kWp Solar PV Installation to provide clean electricity to Nigeria’s largest egg-producing farm, Premium Poultry Farms.
  • As Supervising Partner, she is advising Nigeria Energy Support Program (NESP) Phase II on promoting investments in the mini-grid sector in Nigeria and on issues related to electrification planning; sustainable energy access (On-grid and Off-grid); and enabling environment for renewable energy and energy efficiency investments.

  • M&A
  • PPP
  • Private equity
  • Project development
  • Project finance

  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Investment management
  • Utilities

  • Member Board of Trustees, African Women in Energy Development Initiative (AWEDI) Network
  • Legal Adviser, Nigeria Gas Association
  • Thematic Group Lead, Climate Change NDC and the Green Economy Nigerian Economic Summit Group Sustainability Policy Commission

  • Law Degree: University of Ibadan, 2001;
  • Diploma in Intellectual Property, International Bar Association and College of Law of England and Wales, 2007.