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Seyi Alao

sefton Fross Associate Seyi Alao

Oluwaseyi is an Associate in the Firm’s Energy & Natural Resources as well as the Banking and Finance Practice Group.

 

She has in the course of her career advised a broad range of clients including energy firms in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors, financial institutions, corporates, development agencies, local and multinational clients on diverse domestic and cross border transactions ranging from bids for oil and gas fields, crude supply agreements, gas sales and purchase agreement, facility arrangement, regulatory compliance matters, sustainability reporting, target and objective setting for sustainable development, corporate governance, internal compliance, to company ethics.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Oluwaseyi worked as a Governance, Compliance and Sustainability Officer for Oando Energy Resources Inc.

  • EDUCATION

    • University of Ibadan, (LL.M), Second Class Upper

    • Nigeria Law School (B.L.), Second Class Upper

    • Adekunle Ajasin University (LL.B)

  • KEY PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and Finance

    • Corporate and M&A

    • Power

    • Energy and Infrastructure.

  • KEY SECTORS

    • Energy and Natural Resources

    • Banking and Finance

    • Project development

     

  • RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • Advising a consortium of an oil and gas company and an oil and gas servicing company in their bid for the acquisition of a marginal field.

    • Advising a Nigerian energy distribution company in relation to the purchase of LNG from Nigeria LNG, and the supply of the same to off-takers in Ghana.

    • Advised a Syndicate of Lenders on their N5,000,000,000 (Five Billion Naira) bridge finance facility to a State Government in Nigeria. 

    • Advising an international Non-Governmental institution on financing to be provided to Micro-Finance Banks (MFB) and other finance institutions for Water and Sanitation (SDG 6) targeted projects.

    • Advised Conex Group, the preferred bidder in respect of an auction sale of the shares and assets of the subsidiaries of Total France in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

     

  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Member, Nigerian Bar Association

    • Nigerian Institute of Management

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