Ayodeji Oyetunde

PARTNER

Ayodeji has been named as one of Nigeria’s rising legal stars and one of the lawyers likely to impact the Nigerian legal profession. He has led or co-led several groundbreaking transactions and has provided advice on a significant number of complex commercial transactions with a total deal value of approximately US$10 billion.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Ayodeji is a partner in Aluko & Oyebode’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets practices. He provides advice to the firm’s clients principally on debt/equity capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, private equity, corporate restructurings and regulatory compliance.

Education
  • University College London, LLM, Commercial and Corporate Law, 2005
  • Nigerian Law School, BL, 2003, Second Class Upper Division
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, 2001, LLB, Second Class Upper Division
Awards & Recognitions
  • Chambers Global
  • International Financial Law Review
  • Recipient, John Carr Scholarship award, University College London
Memberships & Professional Associations
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
  • Vice-Chairman, Capital Markets Subcommittee of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law
Speeches
  • Speeches:
  • “Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions from an African Perspective”, IBA/GBA African Regional Forum Conference, Accra, Ghana, 2017
  • “The Legal and Regulatory Regime of Capital Market in Nigeria”, Nigerian Bar Association conference, Port Harcourt Branch, Rivers State, [YEAR?]

 

  • Publications:
  • “Directors’ Liability: A Worldwide Review”, Co-author of Nigeria chapter