Seyi Bella > Banwo & Ighodalo > Lagos, Nigeria > Lawyer Profile

Banwo & Ighodalo
48 AWOLOWO ROAD
IKOYI
LAGOS
Nigeria

Work Department


Corporate & Commercial Law, Project Finance, Banking & Loan Syndication

Position

Seyi Bella is a partner at Banwo & Ighodalo with fourteen (14) years of experience.  Her core areas of practice are Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions and Fintech.

Career

Seyi Bella is a partner at Banwo & Ighodalo with fourteen (14) years of experience.  Her core areas of practice are Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions and Fintech. In this regard, she has rendered legal advice to companies (both domestic and multinational), international banks and financial institutions; and has been involved in some of the highest-profile transactions in corporate Nigeria. Although her practice focuses on secured lending and asset finance, the advice she provides to clients cuts across several sectors, including oil and gas (reserve based lending), real estate and construction, telecoms, power, healthcare and hospitality.

Memberships

  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • New York Bar Association

Education

  • University of Lagos (LL.B)

  • Nigerian Law School (B.L)

  • Harvard Law School (LL.M)

Lawyer Rankings

Nigeria > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Seyi BellaBanwo & Ighodalo

Banwo & Ighodalo has ‘excellent market profile and knowledge’ coupled with robust experience and expertise in corporate and project finance, as well as capital markets transactions. It is also increasing active in fintech, handling matters relating to tech start-ups and digital financial applications. Founding partners Femi Olubanwo and Asue Ighodalo act alongside Ayotunde Owoigbe, who recently advised MTN Nigeria on its landmark listing on the premium board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Isa Alade frequently advises private equity houses, investors and players in the fintech sector. Azeezah Muse-Sadiq and Seyi Bella are recommended for structured notes programmes, secured lending and asset finance.