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Oghogho Makinde

Partner

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Oghogho is a Partner at Aluko & Oyebode.

Practice Focus and Experience

Oghogho joined Aluko & Oyebode in 2000, and became a Partner in 2003. Her practice is centred on corporate and commercial law and includes all aspects of Nigerian corporate law, corporate restructurings and divestitures, compliance due diligence and complex commercial transactions. Her major practice areas include:

Oghogho is a key member of the Firm’s Banking and Project Finance team and Energy and Natural Resources department and the Head of the Business Advisory Unit. She advises on banking and commercial transactions, oil and gas project finance, infrastructure finance, PPP arrangements, E & P restructurings, company formations and restructuring, public and private offerings of stock and debt, security issues, taxation, all Nigerian statutory and regulatory compliance matters, environmental laws and permits and corporate governance issues amongst others.  

As head of the Business Advisory Unit, Oghogho coordinates corporate advice, regulatory compliance and permitting and establishment of local subsidiaries for various multinational entities i.e. Accion International; IBM; Mckinsey; Visa Inc.; Bloomberg L.P; Qualcomm Inc.; DHL, Tetra Pak, Citibank, Prosafe Inc., Transworld Inc.; JP Morgan, amongst others. She also provides general legal advisory services on a range of regulatory compliance matters i.e. immigration, labour, taxation, foreign exchange regulations, investor relations, etc.

Some transactions Oghogho has recently been involved in include the following:

Education

  • 1999 - University of Lagos, LLM
  • 1989 - Nigerian Law School, BL
  • 1988 - University of Benin, LLB