Nature of practice and clients
Olaniwun Ajayi LP is a leading African law firm with a broad banking and finance, energy and natural resources, corporate/commercial and regulatory advisory practice. With experience spanning over five decades of helping governments, organisations and individuals achieve their goals, the firm has developed particular expertise in sophisticated commercial transactions. This fact is illustrated by its track record of involvement in some of the largest and most complex transactions in dynamic sectors of the Nigerian economy, and a clientele of the biggest players in global industry.
The firm played a pivotal role in the post 2009 Nigerian financial sector reforms, advising the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its drive to stabilise the economy and prevent systemic risk whilst remaining a trusted advisor to a number of other regulatory agencies within the country. In addition to its stellar banking and finance work, the firm is also widely recognised as the leading adviser in the power industry, with a dedicated power team which notably advised on circa 75% of the power assets' privatisation deals in 2013, and is currently advising on the development of a number of IPPs in the country. The firm also routinely advises on real estate and infrastructure development projects.
Peopled by lawyers qualified in multiple jurisdictions and drawn from eclectic backgrounds, Olaniwun Ajayi LP offers a tripartite mesh of business acumen, pragmatism and deep legal understanding necessary to render the most practicable solutions to challenging business matters.
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