NJ Ayuk: Lawyer with Centurion LLP

NJ Ayuk

NJ is the Managing Partner of Centurion. His experience includes advising major companies on investment strategies. He also frequently advises International oil companies, governments, oil service companies, financial institutions, development banks and construction firms in Sub Saharan Africa.
He is particularly active in the structuring, negotiation and implementation of petroleum, mining, LNG, and other natural resource projects in Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Chad, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, Congo and other Sub-Saharan country.
He continuously advises government on judicial modernization, rule of law issues, training of judges, prosecutors and lawyers.
He regularly participates in industry-specific conferences and seminars as speaker and moderator. He graduated from University of Maryland College Park and earned a Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law in the United States. He further holds an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology.
He is an active member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), the Institute for Energy Law (IEL) and the Petroleum Joint Venture Association (PJVA).
He is recognized as a leading oil and gas lawyer in Who's Who Legal: Energy, the Oil and Gas Year Publication recognized him as "a shrewd, street-smart, savvy dealmaker and major asset"​ and Chambers and Partners recognized him as an "important player"​ and a "tremendous resource"-an acknowledgement bestowed upon him by his peers in the industry. Forbes magazine name him on its list of Top 10 Most Influential Men in Africa in 2015 and he is a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum.
Managing Partner
Malabo,  Equatorial Guinea

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Practice Areas

  • Oil and Gas
  • Tax Law
  • International Law
  • Local Content
  • Company Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Equatorial Guinea Laws and Regulations Employment Law
  • Regulatory and Administrative Law
Contact InfoTelephone: +240-222-781-613
Telephone: +1-647-308-6325; +1 71 3893 4669
EducationUniversity of Maryland; New York Institute of Technology; William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 2007)
Admitted2007, Equatorial Guinea
Memberships Equatorial Guinea Bar Association.
LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French and German
BornFebruary 11, 1980

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Africa Energy Frontiers Cameroon
NJ Ayuk,ESTHER NCHAMA BICO MBASOGO, September 30, 2015, previously published by CENTURION LAW GROUP on September 28, 2015
Cameroon in Profile Historically one of Africa’s largest producers, Cameroon is now experiencing an uptick in production, revitalizing a previously declining sector. Dedication to gas development and an increase in oil production in 2014 point to a fresh round of opportunities in this mature...

Africa Energy Frontiers Congo Brazzaville
NJ Ayuk,ADITYA POOJARI, September 30, 2015, previously published by CENTURION LAW GROUP on September 28, 2015
The geological features and legal framework of Congo Brazzaville (known formally as The Republic of the Congo) have made the country an attractive oil and gas province, despite its reduced oil output in recent years. Deepwater developments and new pre-salt finds are stimulating investment interest...

Africa Energy Frontiers Ethiopia
NJ Ayuk,NAA DEDEI LARMIE, September 30, 2015, previously published by Centurion Law Group on September 28, 2015
Ethiopia is largely unexplored and its oil and gas industry is undeveloped, but foreign upstream firms have flocked to the country in recent years. Meanwhile, a massive roll-out of renewable energy investments is turning the country into a regional power broker.

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