• "A one-stop shop"...
    Chambers Global
  • "They do genuinely good work"... "They are very thorough and meticulous"...
    IFLR 1000
  • "One of Nigeria's largest and best firms, with a thorough understanding of the needs of international clients"...
    The Legal 500
  • "A blue-chip Nigerian law firm"... "consistently headlining major energy transactions"...
    Chambers Global

Gbenga Oyebode, MFR

Chairman

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According to Chambers Global 2008, Gbenga Oyebode is“a specialist in corporate commercial work and is particularly knowledgeable with regard to the telecoms market.”Chambers Commentary Band 1: Corporate/Commercial 2008.

Practice Focus and Experience

Gbenga has been the managing partner of Aluko & Oyebode since 1993. Prior to his current position, he was a partner with the firm of Ajumogobia, Okeke, Oyebode and Aluko from 1985 to 1992. Gbenga also was previously affiliated with the Gulf Oil Company (Lagos and Houston) and White & Case (New York).

In his capacity as Managing Partner, he coordinates the various practice areas of the Firm. In addition to his managerial role, he heads the Firm’s corporate and energy practice areas. Gbenga has extensive experience in corporate and commercial practice, in the negotiation of complex commercial agreements for a wide variety of transactions, and has a special emphasis on the following areas:

Education

  • 1983 - New York Bar 
  • 1982 - University of Pennsylvania, LLM
  • 1980 - Nigerian Law School, BL
  • 1979 - University of Ife, LLB