Soji Awogbade

AELEX - Nigeria



+234 1 2793365

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Natural resources
Oil and gas

Soji is Head of the Energy and Environment practice groups at ǼLEX. He advises majors, independents and marginal field operators on the legal, regulatory, commercial, fiscal and environmental aspects of upstream operations. He is respected by local and international investors, financial institutions, project owners, developers and contractors for his experience in transactional matters.

  • Advising the Borrower in respect of a US$171 million financing towards the proposed development of a multi-purpose port terminal in Lagos State;
  • Advising a seller on the sale of participating interests in two OPLs, including drafting of sale and purchase agreement, novation agreement, deed of assignment, escrow agreement and other ancillary documents;
  • Advising an energy solutions company and its subsidiaries on the acquisition of interests in marginal fields and an OML; scope includes advising on a financial and technical service structure with recovery of investments via share in cost oil and profit oil.

  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Forestry
  • Government and public policy
  • Investment management
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Transport
  • Utilities

  • Agricultural law
  • Business development
  • Energy
  • Environmental law
  • Infrastructure
  • Project development

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Nigerian Environmental Law Society
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

  • LLB (Hons), University of Ife, Ile-Ife, 1976
  • BL, Nigerian Law School, 1977