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AELEX | August 2020
Nigeria

The ǼLEX Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice Group is pleased to be advising Hissbox as it launches its online streaming and content distribution platform. Hissbox is a streaming platform, film production and distribution company primarily focused on projecting untold and neglected stories ...

AELEX | April 2020
Nigeria

AELEX maintained its Tier 1 position in Dispute Resolution; Energy and Natural Resources; Shipping and Transport; and Corporate, Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions practice areas in The Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) 2020 rankings. Nine of the firm’s lawyers were recognised as being proficient and exemplary in their various areas as they were either ranked as ‘Leading Individuals’ and ‘Next Generation Partners’ ...

AELEX | February 2020
Nigeria

AELEX is delighted to announce the admission of Ngozi Efobi and Perenami Momodu into its partnership, bringing the number of its partners to 11. The promotion of these new partners, both drawn from the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice, is in keeping with AELEX’s commitment to expanding opportunities for its people and providing first-rate representation for its clients ...

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. The scoring criteria include the contestant’s track record of exemplary leadership, strong legal skills, resourcefulness which has led to successes, upright client management practices, and measurable contributions to the wider community ...

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. Partner Davidson Oturu, received the award on behalf of the firm ...

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. The World Trade Board, initiated by Finastra, is made up of global leaders, innovative thinkers, industry influencers and subject matter experts from the different corners of trade, finance and commerce. Dr. Adesegun A ...

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 | 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 | 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 ...

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. Akin-Olugbade was General Counsel of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), and was a pioneer member of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Africa Finance Corporation. Dr ...

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 | 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". Four of our partners,Soji Awogbade, Theophilus Emuwa, Lawrence Fubara Anga and Sina Sipasi were also recognized under the "highly regarded" category ...

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 | 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). The Plaintiff instituted the action in passing-off against the Defendant as it was using the Plaintiff’s name, logo and membership grades. The Defendant on the other hand, counterclaimed against the Plaintiff ...

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. Mr Soji Awogbade, a founding partner in the firm of ǼLEX which has a major energy practice, chaired two sessions namely; ‘Energy Policy & Security – Demand and Supply Outlook for Nigeria’ involving Engr ...

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. The ILO newsletters have been providing tailored, quality-assured updates on global legal developments to more than 50,000 registered subscribers since 1998 ...

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 ...

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