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OCT 2023 NEWS Aluko & Oyebode

We are pleased to announce that Aluko & Oyebode has achieved a remarkable total of 44 listings in the 2023 Who’s Who Legal (WWL): Nigeria report, marking a significant achievement as the law firm with the highest number of listings in Nigeria this year.

Thirteen (13) of our partners have earned prestigious rankings across various categories, including Global Elite Thought Leader, Thought Leader, Recommended – Global, and Recommended National. Notably, our Of Counsel, Gbenga Oyebode, our Managing Partner, Reginald Udom, and Senior Partners Babatunde Fagbohunlu, SAN and Olubunmi Fayokun have each received recognition in over seven categories. Chairman Kofo Dosekun has been distinguished as the Global Elite Thought Leader.

Here’s the complete list of our partners and their respective recognitions:

Gbenga Oyebode

  • Global Leader – Energy – Oil & Gas 2023
  • Global Leader – Fintech & Blockchain – Blockchain 2023
  • Global Leader – Mining 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Banking 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Energy, Natural Resources & Mining 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Fintech & Blockchain 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – M&A and Governance 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Project Finance 2023

 Kofo Dosekun

  • Thought Leaders – Africa – Project Finance 2023
  • Global Leader – Banking – Finance 2023
  • Global Leader – Banking – Regulatory 2023
  • Global Leader – Project Finance 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Banking 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – M&A and Governance 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Project Finance 2023

Reginald Udom

  • Thought Leaders – Firm Management 2023
  • Global Leader – Banking – Finance 2023
  • Global Leader – Project Finance 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Banking 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Energy, Natural Resources & Mining 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Project Finance 2023

Babatunde Fagbohunlu, SAN

  • Thought Leaders – Africa – Arbitration 2023
  • Thought Leaders – Africa – Commercial Litigation 2023
  • Thought Leaders – Arbitration 2023
  • Global Leader – Arbitration 2023
  • Global Leader – Energy – Oil & Gas 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Arbitration 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Commercial Litigation 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Energy, Natural Resources & Mining 2023

Olubunmi Fayokun

  • Thought Leaders – Africa – Capital Markets – Debt & Equity 2023
  • Thought Leaders – Africa – Energy – Oil & Gas 2023
  • Global Leader – Capital Markets – Debt & Equity 2023
  • Global Leader – Energy – Oil & Gas 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Capital Markets 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Energy, Natural Resources & Mining 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – M&A and Governance 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Project Finance 2023

Mark Mordi, SAN

  • National Leader – Nigeria – Commercial Litigation 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Intellectual Property 2023

Oghogho Makinde

  • Global Leader
    Energy – Oil & Gas 2023
  • National Leader
    Nigeria – Banking 2023
    Nigeria – Energy, Natural Resources & Mining 2023
    Nigeria – M&A and Governance 2023
    Nigeria – Project Finance 2023

Sumbo Akintola

  • National Leader – Nigeria – Project Finance 2023

Tonye Krukrubo, SAN

  • National Leader – Nigeria – Commercial Litigation 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Labour & Employment 2023

Uche Nwokocha

  • Global Leader – IP – Trademarks 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Intellectual Property 2023

Chukwuka Ikwuazom, SAN

  • National Leader – Nigeria – Commercial Litigation 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Corporate Tax 2023

Ayodeji Oyetunde

  • Global Leader – M&A 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – M&A and Governance 2023

Funmilayo Otsemobor

  • Global Leader – Fintech & Blockchain – Blockchain 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Banking 2023
  • National Leader – Nigeria – Fintech & Blockchain 2023

Who's Who Legal (WWL) : Nigeria

The WWL: Nigeria report delves into one of Africa’s most multifaceted legal markets. It provides in-depth editorial analysis and combines extensive data with client feedback, proprietary research, and expert insights, highlighting the most highly regarded firms and individuals in the country.

Explore the complete list of our ranked partners here: https://www.lexology.com/wwl/report/nigeria