Insights

May 2021 NEWS

We are pleased to announce that our Chairman, Kofo Dosekun, and Partners, Olubunmi Fayokun, and Oghogho Makinde, have been recognised as IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2021. Women Leaders are the leading female transactional lawyers in the world. These lawyers have impressive track records and are consistently recommended by clients and peers for the quality of their advice and service. …

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Jan 2021 NEWS

We are delighted to announce that Aluko & Oyebode has been named the Nigeria Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Africa Awards 2021. Chambers and Partners, in announcing the award, described the Firm as: “A well-known firm at the forefront of the market across numerous practice areas. Aluko & Oyebode is often engaged in some …

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Dec 2020 NEWS

Aluko & Oyebode is pleased to announce the appointment of Reginald Udom as the Managing Partner of the Firm, effective January 1st, 2021. Also effective January 1st, Kofo Dosekun, the current Managing Partner, will become the Chair of the Firm’s Management Board, while current Chairman, Gbenga Oyebode, will stay actively involved as an “Of Counsel”. …

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Oct 2020 NEWS

In its 2021 guide, IFLR1000 has recognised Aluko & Oyebode as a Top Tier Firm (Tier 1) in seven practice areas, namely: Banking Capital Markets: Debt Capital Markets: Equity Mergers & Acquisitions Project Development: Infrastructure Project Development: Power Project Finance Nine (9) Aluko & Oyebode partners were rated as “highly regarded”, one partner was rated …

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Oct 2020 NEWS

The purpose of this communication is to convey our deep appreciation for the support and encouragement from our clients, friends, and colleagues from far and wide during these difficult and challenging times. Earlier this year, we were faced with challenges that arose from the COVID-19 pandemic. These challenges have persisted to date. More recently in …

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Sep 2020 PUBLICATIONS

In August 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”), whose mandates includes the performance of major developmental functions that are focused on the key sectors of the Nigerian economy (i.e. financial, agricultural and industrial sectors) released the Framework for the Implementation of Intervention Facility for the National Gas Expansion Programme (the “Programme”). The objectives of …

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Sep 2020 PUBLICATIONS

It is elementary law that parties are bound by the provisions of the contract or agreement which they have voluntarily entered. This typifies the doctrine of the sanctity of the contract. Consequently, the court is bound to construe only the terms of the contract in the event of an action arising therefrom. This is because the …

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Aug 2020 PUBLICATIONS

The President on Friday 7, August 2020 signed into law the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020. The new Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (the Act) repeals and replaces the extant Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990. Some of the provisions of the Act include the following: Private companies (including foreign-owned private companies) can …

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Jun 2020 NEWS

We are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, Kofo Dosekun and Partners, Olubunmi Fayokun, and Oghogho Makinde, have been recognised as IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2020. Women Leaders are the leading female transactional lawyers in the world. These lawyers have impressive track records and are consistently recommended by clients and peers for the quality of …

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May 2020 COVID-19NEWSLETTERS

In this edition of Managing Disruption Podcast Series, our Partner, Oghogho Makinde shares her insights on how to mitigate legal risks in labour and employment matters. In order to stay afloat in these unprecedented times, most employers are faced with having to make tough business decisions regarding employment in view of the economic impacts of …

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Apr 2020 COVID-19NEWSLETTERSPUBLICATIONS

The COVID-19 pandemic has both global health and economic implications. It has been predicted that the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy may be far worse than the 2008 Global Recession. The global shutdown of borders and restriction of movement by Governments around the world has impacted businesses, large and small. In these …

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Apr 2020 COVID-19NEWS

In a bid to contain the spread of the Coronavirus and manage the impact of the pandemic on lives and the economy, Lagos State Government issued the Infectious Diseases (Emergency Prevention) Regulations 2020 (“Regulations”) on 27 March 2020. The Regulations were passed pursuant to the Lagos State Health Law 2015 and Section 8 of the …

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Feb 2018 NEWS

On 29th January 2018, the Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a Law to Provide For The Consolidation Of Property And Land Based Charges And Make Provisions For The Levying And Collection Of Land Use Charge In Lagos State; otherwise referred to as the Land Use Charge Law of Lagos State, 2018 (the “LUC Law”).

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Apr 2016 NEWS

The 14th Bankole Olumide Aluko (BOA) Football Tournament Closing Ceremony as was much expected, came to a successful end. he closing ceremony as usual opened with the third-place playoff match as it was last year between Aluko & Oyebode and Tayo Oyetibo & Co/Bayo Osipitan & Co. 

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Apr 2016 NEWS

The Nigerian State has an objective to improve and protect the air, land, water, forest and wildlife of Nigeria.  The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (Establishment) Act, 2007 (“NESREA Act”) is the primary environmental legislation in Nigeria. 

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Jun 2007 NEWS

This article appeared in the 2007 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environmental Law 2007 ; published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London (www.iclg.co.uk) and was authored by Oghogho Makinde and Temitayo Adegok.

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Feb 2007 NEWS

This article appeared in the 2006 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environmental Law 2006 ; published and reproduced with kind permission by Global Legal Group Ltd, London (www.iclg.co.uk) and was authored by Oghogho Makinde and Bukola Ayanbule

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Jan 2007 NEWS

Mr. Gbenga Oyebode was the Chair at the Orientation Session of the IBA Biennial Conference 2006 Rome. The session was designed to provide an introduction and overview of areas of practise that will be addressed in greater depth on more specific topics during the Conference.

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Dec 2006 NEWS

The LCIA is delighted to announce that the following Regional Representatives were appointed in February 2006 for a three year term: Africa: Adesina Salawu – Aluko & Oyebode

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