Managing Partner

Lagos

+234 803 402 0532

Highly regarded

English
Yoruba


Bar admissions:

Nigeria

Jurisdictions:

Nigeria

Practice areas:

Banking
Energy and infrastructure
M&A
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Energy
Natural resources
Oil and gas
Real estate
Technology and telecommunications
Transport


Kofo has been team leader for several offshore cross boarder headline project finance transactions in the energy, pipeline, power, fertilizer, telecoms, infrastructure, steel and manufacturing sectors to mention a few.

The Chambers Global describes Kofo as “a standout lawyer for banking matters: She is excellent, diligent and passionate about her work, and insists on good quality."

  • Advised a Consortium of International Commercial Banks and Export Credit Agencies (ECA’s) in the US$1,060,000,000.00 (One Billion and Sixty Million United States Dollars) financing of the 4th and 5th trains of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Plant Expansion Project (NLNGPlus). 
  • Financing to OIS Indorama Port Limited –Led the team that advised the lenders in connection with the financing provided to OIPL Indorama Limited. 
  • Member of the team that advised Oando Plc on the overall transaction structure, conducted an extensive legal due diligence investigation on the debt portfolio of Oando Plc. and its downstream subsidiaries, restructuring the existing security package of Oando Plc. The transaction represents one of the largest corporate restructuring in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.
  • Advised Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc in connection with the US$12mm credit facility made available to a consortium of property developers to finance the construction of a shopping mall in Abuja, Nigeria.

  • Banking
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI
  • Private equity
  • Project bonds
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Insurance
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Qualification, Institution, (Year)

  • LL.M, University of London, (1983)
  • Called to the Nigerian Bar (1981)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of Ife, Ile-Ife, (1980)