Olasupo Shasore

Partner

Lagos

+234 1 700 2572

Highly regarded

English


Bar admissions:

Nigeria

Jurisdictions:

Nigeria

Practice areas:

Energy and infrastructure

Industry sectors:

Energy
Oil and gas
Shipping
Transport


Olasupo leads the Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure practice group. He frequently advises the energy sector investors and transactions involving significant power projects and M&A transactions. Currently the lead counsel to the ongoing development project, the biggest in west Africa. He is often referred to as an outstanding practitioner who commands great respect from market players

  • Legal adviser to the ongoing Eko Atlantic City development project. Services provided include advising the client in securing funding for the project and assisting in securing licensing for the proposed generation and distribution of 125MW of electricity within the city.
  • Acting as legal adviser to a pharmaceutical company in the private equity funding of its business expansion.
  • Acting as legal adviser to an investment company in relation to its investment in an insurance company.

  • Asset finance
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

 

  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas

  • Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • London Court of International Arbitration, Africa User Group
  • Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria
  • Nigerian Society of International Law and International Association of Prosecutors
  • Member of panel of experts of Panel of Recognized International Market
  • Experts (“PRIME”) and Member Advisory Committee
  • International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA)

  • Institute of Maritime Law-University of Southampton (2001)
  • University of Lagos - LLM (Master of Law) (1989 to 1990)
  • University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria - LLB (Bachelor of Laws) (1981 to 1986)
  • Nigerian Law School, Lagos, Nigeria - BL (1987)