Yewande Senbore

Olaniwun Ajayi - Nigeria

Head, Oil and Gas


+234 1 270 2551 Ext 2715

Highly regarded

Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt
Capital markets : Equity
Energy and infrastructure

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Natural resources
Oil and gas

Yewande heads the firm’s finance and capital markets practice. She has over the years gained a deep understanding of the world of finance, having acquired vast experience in project and corporate finance, securities, equity and debt capital markets. She has advised on some of the largest and complex transactions in the oil and gas industry. She also has extensive litigation experience and has provided legal advisory on a number of corporate disputes.

She recently advised the lenders on the US$1.5 billion financing of the development of a deep sea port in Lagos, Nigeria – the first of its kind and the single largest private investment in infrastructure in Nigeria being developed on a project finance basis. She also advised a syndicate of lenders on the $3.5 billion financing of Dangote Industries Limited for the construction of a 40,000bpd refinery.

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Financing
  • Mergers and Acquisition

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas