Soji Awogbade

Soji Awogbade: Attorney with ÆLEX
  • Managing Partner at ÆLEX (35 Attorneys)
  • 7th Floor, Marble House, 1, Kingsway Road, P.O. Box 52901, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
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Biography

Soji is the managing partner and head of the energy practice of AELEX Legal Practitioners & Arbitrators, a full-service commercial and litigation law firm with one of the largest energy practices in West Africa.

His practice covers development, supply, transmission, and distribution of gas and power; as well as the legal, policy, commercial and environmental issues arising from construction and project development, and energy sector restructuring and privatisation.

He has also been involved with drafting legal instruments for framework changes to the sector. Currently, he is a member of the law reform committee, responsible for reviewing and making recommendations on the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2012.

Soji is a pioneer environmental lawyer in Nigeria. He initiated the formation of the Nigerian Environmental Law Society and has been active in the development of a legal, regulatory and policy framework for the sector. He is the chairman of the Energy and Environment subcommittee of the Section on Business Law of Nigerian Bar Association.

Soji has been an international director and co-chair of the host countries subcommittee of the AIPN, and has previously been active as an officer in the section on energy, environment and natural resources law of the IBA.

Soji is a frequent speaker at domestic and international seminars on energy, natural resources and environmental issues. He has been ranked consistently in Band 1 for many years by Chambers Global in its Nigerian Energy and Natural Resources Lawyers listing. He is listed in the International Who's Who of Oil and Gas Lawyers 2013.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Securities
  • Direct Foreign Investments
  • Infrastructure Transactions
  • Business Development Advice
  • Project Finance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+234-1-4617321; 4617322; 4617323; 2672032  Phone
+234-1-4617092  Fax
www.aelex.com
Law School Attended:
University of Ife, Nigeria, LL.B., Hons., 1976
Year of First admission:
1977
Admission:
1977, Barrister and Solicitor, Nigeria
Languages:
English and Yoruba
ISLN:
912463764

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Lagos, Nigeria

  • Lagos, Nigeria
    7th Floor, Marble House , 1, Kingsway Road , P.O. Box 52901, Ikoyi
    Lagos,  
     Nigeria

    +234-1-4617321; 4617322; 4617323; 2672032 Phone

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