Gbenga Oyebode, MFR
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:
- Corporate and Commercial
- Banking and Corporate Finance
- Energy and Natural Resources
- Privatization & Foreign Investment
- 1983 - New York Bar
- 1982 - University of Pennsylvania, LLM
- 1980 - Nigerian Law School, BL
- 1979 - University of Ife, LLB