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Omoti Musa-Agboneni

Omoti has considerable experience advising clients on the establishment of businesses; including foreign investment in Nigeria, operation of businesses and compliance obligations across various sectors in Nigeria. She also provides corporate governance advice to clients in connection with local and international transactions. She advises on regulatory compliance matters, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, and contributing to due diligence exercise on project transactions.

 

She has experience advising both domestic and Cross-border clients on Corporate Commercial and Dispute Resolution matters.

  • EDUCATION

    • LL.M (University of Sussex, Brighton, U.K)

    • LL.B (University of Lagos)

    • Diploma (University of Lagos)

  • KEY PRACTICE AREAS

    • Business Advisory

    • Dispute Resolution

    • Foreign Direct Investment

    • Intellectual Property

    • Mergers and Acquisition

    • Shipping

    • Taxation

  • KEY SECTORS

    • Energy and Natural Resources

    • Financial services

    • Government and public sector

    • Infrastructure and transportation

    • Media

  • RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • Advising a private equity consortium on their up to US$10 Million equity investment in a hospitality project in Nigeria.

    • Advised Standard Alliance Insurance Plc and Standard Alliance Life Assurance on their scheme of merger.

    • Advised an insurance company on its balance sheet restructuring by way of share capital reduction.

    • Advising a private equity firm on its acquisition of a Nigerian cloud and internet services provider.

    • Representing an oil and gas company in a defense against a claim of a $44 Billion alleged breach of contract over an Oil Mining Lease in a suit at the Federal High Court.

    • Representing a foremost Insurance company in a US$25.2 Million civil claim for an unapproved loan.

    • Representing an Insurance company in a civil action on a N150 Million Credit Guarantee dispute.

    • Defending First Bank of Nigeria Plc in several law suits brought against the Bank by customers and third parties and representing the interest of the Bank in almost all levels of the superior courts in Nigeria.

    • Representing Zenith Bank Plc in a fundamental right action brought by a customer of the Bank in respect of alleged restriction on the customer’s account.

  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Member, Nigerian Bar Association

+234 (01) 2770762-3
o.musa-agboneni@seftonfross.com