Partner, Power and Infrastructure

Lagos

+234 1 270 2551 Ext 2701

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

Nigeria

Jurisdictions:

Nigeria

Practice areas:

Banking
Capital markets
Energy and infrastructure
M&A
Project development

Industry sectors:

Banking
Construction and materials
Energy
Natural resources


Wolemi, partner in charge of the Firm’s power and infrastructure team, has a strong background in corporate finance, project/infrastructure finance and M&A, He routinely advises on all aspects of the development, privatization, acquisition, financing and operation of power and infrastructure assets. Wolemi, regarded as a thought leader in the Nigerian power space, has advised on a clear majority of the transactions following the commencement of the privatisation of the Nigerian power sector, having advised on over 60% of the legacy power assets recently privatized by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

He is regarded as a thought leader in the Nigerian power space and is currently leading the Olaniwun Ajayi team advising on the financing of the landmark 500MW Azura-Edo IPP – the first project financed IPP  in Nigeria. Wolemi also advises all the electricity distribution companies in Nigeria under the aegis of the Association of National Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria. 

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure financing

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Natural resources