• "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

Funmilayo Otsemobor

Senior Associate


Funmilayo is a Senior Associate with Aluko & Oyebode. Her practice focus is Corporate and Commercial Law.

Funmilayo is a core member of the firm’s banking and finance team with a primary focus on project/infrastructure finance, corporate finance, restructuring and insolvency.  She has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, PPP and general corporate practice. Funmilayo has advised sponsors, lenders, issuers, underwriters and borrowers on some of the largest and most innovative cross-border transactions in various sectors, including the energy, banking, telecommunications and infrastructure sectors.

The 2017 edition of IFLR1000 quoted a client who said that “She is knowledgeable … accessible and exhibits a commendable level of professionalism.”


  • 2009 - University College, London, LLM
  • 2007 - Nigerian Law School, BL
  • 2006 - University of Benin, LLB

Professional Experience

  • 2013 to date - Senior Associate, Aluko & Oyebode
  • 2009 - 2013  - Associate, Aluko & Oyebode
  • 2007 - 2008 - Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)