Taiwo Afonja is a Partner in the Energy and Project Finance Group of the Firm. She is based in Lagos.
Taiwo has over 24 years of legal practice experience. She has actively represented several multi- national and national clientele on concession acquisition and licencing, marginal field farm-in transactions, strategic alliances in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, asset divestitures and financing of upstream activities. Taiwo’s expertise covers the provision of advice on financing and security structures, taxation, due diligence exercises and regulatory issues. Her expertise in power spans across industry regulatory issues and acting for investors in the Nigerian electricity sector. She also heads the mining practice of the firm.
Taiwo holds an LL.B. Hons degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife. She was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1995.
Taiwo is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association