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GOODWILL HOUSE, 278 IKORODU ROAD, LAGOS, NIGERIA
Tel:
Work +234 1 2790737
Fax:
Fax +234 1 2790739
Email:
Web:
www.abdulaitaiwo.com

Alayo Ogunbiyi

Tel:
Work +234 1 2790738; +234 705 268 2536
Email:
Abdulai, Taiwo & Co

Work Department

Banking/Finance and Capital Market

Position

Partner, and the current Chair: Banking, capital markets and securities; real property and commercial transactions; Immigration Law and Tax. She is consistently recommended as a leader in her field by all the leading international lawyers/law firm rating agencies.

Career

Alayo joined the firm as associate counsel in 1992 and rose to become partner in 2002.

Languages

English

Member

International Bar Association; Nigerian Bar Association; Capital Market Solicitors of Nigeria.

Education

University of Lagos (LL.B Hons. 1991); Nigerian Law School (Certificate of the Council of Legal Education, 1992).

Leisure

Secretary J. K. Ladipo Foundation; Member, Musical Society of Nigeria.


Nigeria

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Abdulai, Taiwo & Co is noted for its expertise in PPP and PFI projects. Highlights included Ladi Taiwo advising Marina Quayside Strip Development on its $2.8bn PPP project, with the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Lagos State Government as stakeholders; it involves the regeneration of a 144-acre lagoon into a verdant city centre. Practice head Alayo Ogunbiyi advised Presco on reviewing and negotiating ₦23bn-worth of agricultural loan facilities arranged by Stanbic IBTC Bank.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Abdulai, Taiwo & Co handled Procter & Gamble’s sale and hive-off of a Vicks plant and associated business assets to Elixir Global Manufacturing Food, and conducted legal due diligence for Siat Nigeria relating to a concurrency buy-out of all shares in Ayip Eku Oil Palm. The water, leisure, power and transport sectors are key sources of instruction for the practice. Other clients include Procter & Gamble, Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel and Abuja Electricity Distribution. Ladi Taiwo heads the corporate and commercial department; Alayo Ogunbiyi is also recommended.

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