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Funke Adekoya San Wins Partner of the Year at the African Legal Awards 2019
AELEX, September 2019
Nigeria

ǼLEX is delighted to announce that Funke Adekoya, SAN, was crowned winner of the Partner of the Year Award at the African Legal Awards 2019. The African Legal Awards recognises exceptional achievement in Africa’s legal services industry...

AELEX Recognised as Nigerian ‘Law Firm of the Year’ by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2019
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

We are delighted to announce that ǼLEX has, once again, been recognised as Nigeria’s ‘Law Firm of the Year’ by Who’s Who Legal (WWL). The firm was recognised at the WWL’s sixth annual ceremony held on May 16, 2019 at the Gibson Hall in London. This is the sixth time the firm has won this award - recognition for its exceptional quality of work over the past year...

Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade, Appointed as the First African Member of The World Trade Board
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

Dr. Adesegun A. Akin-Olugbade, International Counsel at ǼLEX, has been appointed as a member of the World Trade Board. He joins twenty other global trade and finance leaders on this prestigious board, as the first from Africa...

AELEX Nominated for The African Legal Awards 2019
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

We are pleased to announce that ǼLEX received 3 nominations at this year’s African LegalAwards: Competition & Regulatory Team of the Year, IP Team of the Year, and Partner of the Year (Mrs Funke Adekoya, SAN). The African Legal Awards recognises exceptional achievement within Africa’s legal community...

AELEX Hosted the Banking & Finance Roundtable Themed; ‘Unlocking DFI Funding For The Private Sector’
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

In Nigeria, traditional bank financing for projects is proving steadily more difficult to access as interest rates for Naira loans remain very high and obtaining US Dollar loans becomes increasingly difficult. This has led private investors and sponsors to a search for non-traditional sources of financing for their projects...

AELEX Associate Onyinyechi Iwuoha Seconded to Latham & Watkins (London), Under the ILFA Flagship Secondment Programme (IFSP)
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

We are pleased to announce that Onyinyechi Iwuoha, an Associate in ǼLEX’s Banking and Finance Practice Group, has been selected for the ILFA Flagship Secondment Programme (IFSP). Under the IFSP, she will be seconded to Latham & Watkins (London) from September to December 2019. Onyinyechi, a stellar and outstanding Associate, has been ranked as a Rising Star by IFLR 1000...

Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade Joins the AELEX Team as International Counsel
AELEX, April 2019
Nigeria

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade has joined AELEX as International Counsel. He joins the firm after more than 30 years of working in the legal profession and financial services sector. Previously, Dr...

AELEX Recognised by Who's Who Legal for Outstanding Work in Various Practice Areas
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

A cross section of our Partners were recognised by Who's Who legal (WWL) for their outstanding performance in various practice areas over the years...

AELEX Lawyers Recognised by IFLR 1000 in its 2019 Rankings
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

We are proud to announce that several of our lawyers were recognized by IFLR1000 - The Guide to the World’s Leading Law Firms - rankings for 2019. Onyinyechi Iwuoha (Associate) and Ngozi Efobi (MCIArb) (Senior Associate) were recognized as "rising stars"...

AELEX Partner, Mrs. Funke Adekoya SAN was Featured in the Latest Issue of the Transnational Dispute Management for Oil and Gas Newsletter
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

The Head of our Arbitration Practice Group at ǼLEX, Mrs. Funke Adekoya, SAN was featured in the latest issue of the Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) / Oil Gas and Energy Law (OGEL) Newsletter. The article is titled ‘Is International Arbitration Truly International? - The Role of Diversity’...

AELEX Successfully Represents ‘The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)' in Landmark Victory Against 'The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigeria)'
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

Judgment was delivered on 22 October 2018 by Hon. Justice Olaterogun of the Federal High Court in favour of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) (the Plaintiff) against a body that described itself as The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte (the Defendant)...

AELEX Partner Mr. Soji Awogbade Addresses 'Energy Policy & Security -- Demand and Supply Outlook for Nigeria' at the Energy Sustainability Conference 2018
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

The Energy Sustainability Conference 2018 held on 11th of October at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos (Nigeria). It featured panel discussions and specialist sessions on the various segments of the Nigerian energy sector...

AELEX Arbitration Practice Group to provide updates on Nigeria for the International Law Office (ILO) Arbitration & ADR Newsletters
AELEX, December 2017
Nigeria

AELEX Arbitration Practice Group is delighted to have been awarded the exclusive right to provide updates on Nigeria for the International Law Office (ILO) Arbitration & ADR Newsletters. ILO delivers expert legal commentary, in the form of concise weekly newsletter emails to senior corporate counsel and law firm partners worldwide...

Funke Adekoya appointed member of ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages in International Arbitration
AELEX, February 2017
Nigeria

Funke Adekoya (SAN), Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group at AELEX has been appointed member of the newly constituted ICCA-ASIL Task Force on Damages in International Arbitration. The Task Force brings together a carefully selected panel of leading legal and economic experts from 11 jurisdictions to promote consistency and rigour in the field’s approach to damages...

Otegbade V Ajetunmobi - ǼLEX Wins First in N20,000,000 Judgment
AELEX, August 2012
Nigeria

The Dispute Resolution practice group recently obtained the first ever major medical malpractice judgment in Nigeria. Judgment in the sum of N20, 000,000.00 was obtained against the Lagos State Health Management Board and four of its doctors...

ǼLEX Admits New Partner
AELEX, February 2012
Nigeria

ǼLEX is pleased to announce the admission of Mr. Olanipekun Orewale as a Partner with effect from 1st January 2012...

AELEX selected as leading law firm in Nigeria for second time
AELEX, February 2012
Nigeria

Who’s Who Legal has once again picked out AELEX as the leading firm in Nigeria in its annual awards. The firm was named Nigeria Law Firm of the Year 2011, the second occasion that it has gained this recognition. Partners from the firm received sufficient nominations from their clients and peers to be listed nine times across seven practice areas in the publication...

ǼLEX Closes US$650 Million Facility Transaction
AELEX, August 2011
Nigeria

ǼLEX recently closed a transaction described as “the landmark transaction in the telecommunications sector for 2011.” ǼLEX advised (in conjunction with Norton Rose UK) Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Limited (“Etisalat Nigeria”) on a US$650 million 7-year facility provided by a syndicate of Nigerian lenders...

ǼLEX Represents a Leading Oil and Gas Company in a Strategic Alliance Agreement Restraint Operation
AELEX, August 2011
Nigeria

ǼLEX represented a leading oil and gas company in an action filed to restrain the operation of a Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA) between the company and an agency of the Federal Government. The SAA is in respect of the agency’s 55% interest in certain Oil Mining Licences. Funke Adekoya (SAN) led the ǼLEX team...

Who's Who Legal: 2009 Firm of the year (Nigeria)
AELEX, June 2009
Nigeria

“Nigeria is featured for the first time in the (Who’s Who Legal) awards and AELEX has been named the Nigerian law firm of the year for 2009...

AELEX Advises on the Nigerian Bio-Fuels Programme
AELEX, July 2006
Nigeria

AELEX is advising on the legislative and regulatory components of the ambitious Nigerian Bio-fuels Programme. With the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) driving the Programme under the guidance of its technical partners and consultants, it is hoped that the Nigerian version of "Gasohol" will be available at the pumps before the end of 2006...

AELEX Drafts Nigeria Minerals and Mining Bill
AELEX, July 2006
Nigeria

AELEX led by Adegbite Adeniji recently drafted an investor friendly Minerals and Mining Bill that will repeal the 1999 Minerals and Mining Act. The Bill has been passed by the lower house of the National Assembly and is awaiting senate approval...

AELEX Advises in $1.5bn Acquisition
AELEX, July 2006
Nigeria

In a landmark transaction valued at $1.5bn that closed recently, AELEX, led by partner Theophilus I. Emuwa, acted as advisers to Celtel International (a subsiduary of MTC) in its acquisition of control of Vee Networks Ltd, Nigeria's second largest GSM Company. This transaction involving several months of complex negotiations represents one of the biggest acquisitions in Nigerian history...

Soji Awogbadeof AELEX appointed to Board of AIPN
AELEX, April 2006
Nigeria

Mr. Soji Awogbade, Marketing Partner, AELEX (Legal Practitioners & Arbitrators) was recently appointed an International Director on the Board of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), a non profit organization founded in 1891 to enhance the professionalism of cross-border energy negotiations throughout the world...

 

 


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