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Fasken

15TH FLOOR, 125 OLD BROAD STREET, LONDON, EC2N 1AR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7917 8500
Fax:
Fax 020 7917 8555
Email:
Web:
www.fasken.com

Abayomi Akinjide

Tel:
Work 020 7917 8563
Email:
Web:
www.fasken.com/abayomi-akinjide/
Fasken

Work Department

Global energy group.

Position

Partner and co-head of global energy group. Advises on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in a range of sectors. Substantial experience in oil and gas and mining. Experience of privatisation and private equity. Advises listed and private companies; clients range from multinational to small companies. Also qualified in Nigeria and has extensive experience in cross-border Nigerian-related transactions.

Career

Banker with Generale Banque 1987-90; trained Ashurst; qualified 1993; associate Ashurst 1993-99; senior associate Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP; Of counsel at Orrick; partner and head of the London office of PLLG International Lawyers; partner Fasken Martineau LLP 2007 to date. Publications: ‘Why do Oil Companies Do Farm-outs and Farm-ins’ (1997); ‘Much Ado About Lawyers’ (1999); ‘Recent Developments in Relation to Action against Auditors’ (2002); ‘Golden Shares in Privatisations: All That Glitters Is Not Gold’ (2004); ‘Nigeria’s Gas and America’s Addiction to Oil’ (2006). Mentor of the Prince’s Trust.

Languages

Yoruba.

Member

AIPN board of directors; Energy Institute; Nigerian Bar Association; International Bar Association.

Education

Marlborough College; Cambridge University.


London: Foreign firms

Canadian firms in London

Within: Canadian firms in London

FASKEN's London office acts as a key link to the firm’s Canadian and South African networks. It advises clients in the mining, energy, infrastructure and banking sectors, principally in respect of capital markets transactions, corporate and commercial matters, M&A deals, project finance, and public-private partnerships. Al Gourley is the regional managing partner of the London office and is widely respected for his mining law expertise. Abayomi Akinjide and Jodi Katz are also key partners.

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Key considerations when acquiring or disposing of oil and gas assets

June 2016. By Abayomi Akinjide

Low oil prices have been causing negative headlines for some time. However, they present opportunities to cash-rich investors looking to acquire assets at discounted prices. Conversely, owners looking to monetise their interests will want to ensure they have their affairs in order in this buyers’ market. [Continue Reading]

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