Mar 21 2016

ADVISORY’s ‘Gbite Adeniji Appointed Senior Technical Adviser to the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum.

Advisory Legal Consultants is proud to announce that one of its Chief Consultants, Gbite Adeniji, has been appointed by the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachukwu, to serve as the Senior Technical Adviser on Upstream and Gas. This appointment comes on the back of several prior consulting roles he has held with […]

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Jun 24 2015

ADVISORY Welcomes AfDB Legal Consultant Back to the Firm

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is happy to announce that Tunde Simoyan, has returned to the firm following a fifteen-month stint at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunis and Abidjan where he served as a Legal Consultant – Private Sector Operations. During his time at the AfDB, Tunde advised on several multi-million dollar financings and public-private […]

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Jun 18 2015

ADVISORY Ranked and Recommended in IFLR1000 2015 Guide to Energy and Infrastructure

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is pleased to announce that it has been ranked and recommended by the International Financial Law Review (“IFLR1000”) in its 2015 Guide to Energy and Infrastructure. The 2015 Guide also ranks Chief Consultants ‘Gbite Adeniji and Ike Oguine as Leading Lawyers in energy and oil and gas. Additionally, ‘Gbite Adeniji was ranked as Leading Lawyer in […]

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Jun 16 2015

NNPC Company Secretary Returns to ADVISORY

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is pleased to announce that Ike Oguine has now returned from a leave of absence from the Firm during which he served as the Coordinator, Legal Services (General Counsel) and Company Secretary at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Ike was appointed to this position by former President Goodluck Jonathan in April 2014 and […]

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Apr 10 2015

ADVISORY Wins “Africa M&A Deal of the Year” at the 2015 M&A Atlas Awards, Global Major Markets

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is pleased to have received the “Africa M&A Deal of the Year” Award in recognition of the firm’s representation of ConocoPhillips (COP) in the $1.5 billion divestment of COP’s Nigerian upstream business to Oando Energy Resources. The award was presented at an annual gala organized by Global M&A Network that held at the Intrepid […]

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Mar 28 2015

ADVISORY Advises Notore Chemicals on Supply of Feed Gas for Fertilizer Plant

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is pleased to have advised Notore Chemicals Industries Plc (“Notore”) on a gas sale agreement with Accugas Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seven Energy, and a gas transportation agreement with the Nigerian Gas Company, to ship the gas. Under the terms of the gas sale agreement, Accugas will supply gas to Notore’s […]

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Mar 13 2015

Policy Dialogue on Implications of the Falling Oil Price on Policy for Nigeria

Chief Consultant, ‘Gbite Adeniji was a panel speaker at an event jointly hosted by the Center for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA) and the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRA) tagged “Policy Dialogue on Implications of the Falling Oil Price on Policy for Nigeria.” The event, which held on March 10, 2015, brought together leading industry experts and stakeholders to discuss […]

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Mar 1 2015

ADVISORY’s ‘Gbite Adeniji Appointed Expert Member on CPPA’s Advisory Board on Energy

Chief Consultant, ‘Gbite Adeniji has been invited to serve as an expert on the Advisory Board on Energy at the Center for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA). CPPA is an independent, non-partisan public policy think-tank that is committed to rigorous research to support development initiatives and improve governance. As an expert member, ‘Gbite will participate in policy dialogues, develop […]

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Feb 13 2015

‘Gbite Adeniji on “The Policy Council”

Watch ‘Gbite Adeniji speak about energy and natural resources law and policy on The Policy Council – a television show hosted by Mr. Opeyemi Agbaje that focuses on the economy and policy issues. The show was aired in July 2013. Click here to watch the interview.

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Jan 23 2015


dvisory Legal Consultants is pleased to welcome two outstanding lawyers to our growing team of specialist consultants: John St. Claret Ezeani, and Olajumoke Arowolo. John St. Claret Ezeani brings over 25 years of experience advising the private sector, the Government of Nigeria and multilateral institutions on infrastructure development, strategic policy formulation, international investment law and energy […]

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Aug 21 2014

ADVISORY Advises ConocoPhillips on its US$1.5bn Sale of its Nigerian Business and its Exit from Brass LNG

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is pleased to announce the successful closing of the US$1.5bn sale by ConocoPhillips of its Nigerian upstream oil and gas business to Oando Energy Resources. The firm advised ConocoPhillips on this transaction. Oando will own all the issued share capital in the following ConocoPhillips subsidiaries: Phillips Oil Company Nigeria Limited, Conoco Exploration […]

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Jun 15 2014

2014 Natural Resource Charter Conference at Oxford

Our ‘Gbite Adeniji was a panel speaker at the 2014 Natural Resource Charter Conference organized by Natural Resource Governance Institute (formerly Revenue Watch Institute) and co-hosted by the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies (“OxCarre”). The Conference held at University of Oxford on June 12 and 13, 2014 and it focused on […]

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Jun 12 2014

IFLR Recommends ADVISORY for Energy and Infrastructure

We are pleased to announce that based on market feedback, ADVISORY Legal Consultants has been endorsed as a Recommended Firm in the International Financial Law Review (“IFLR1000”)/Petroleum Economist: Energy and Infrastructure Guide (2014). The Guide provides a definitive look into the industry’s leading law firms and lawyers in Sub Saharan Africa. IFLR commented: “Advisory Legal Consultants […]

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Jun 5 2014

Young Lawyers Forum Power Master Class

Our ‘Gbite Adeniji was part of the faculty of a Power Master Class organized by Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (“NBA-SBL”) for the Young Lawyers Forum of the Section. The Master Class was one of the sessions of the 8th Annual Business Law Conference of the NBA-SBL that held in Lagos, Nigeria between May 25 […]

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May 21 2014


‘Gbite Adeniji has been invited by the House of Representatives Committee on Gas to speak at the 2nd National Gas Summit scheduled to hold in Calabar, Nigeria from May 22 to May 23, 2014. The Summit is themed “Developing a Sustainable Gas Economy”. ‘Gbite will share his thoughts on the legal and regulatory changes that […]

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May 13 2014

Africa Oil + Gas Report Describes Ike Oguine as “Nigeria’s Top Petroleum Lawyer”

In this news article, Africa Oil + Gas Report discusses our Ike Oguine’s career progression to General Counsel of the Nigerian National Oil Corporation and his literary achievements. Read the article here.

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Apr 8 2014

ADVISORY’s Ike Oguine Appointed NNPC General Counsel

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is proud to announce that Ike Oguine has been appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan to serve as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (“NNPC”) – the national oil company through which the Federal Government of Nigeria participates in the petroleum industry. This appointment comes on the back of his sterling credentials […]

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Apr 1 2014

New Senior Consultant Announcement – Jumoke Fajemirokun

We are pleased to announce that Jumoke Fajemirokun has joined our firm as a Senior Consultant. Jumoke will focus her practice on finance, project development, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance across the energy, mining and infrastructure sectors. Jumoke was a Senior Associate with the energy, natural resources and infrastructure practice at ǼLEX, where she developed expertise […]

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Feb 26 2014

ADVISORY Welcomes New Senior Consultant

ADVISORY Legal Consultants is pleased to announce that Yemisi Awonuga has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant, focusing on energy and infrastructure finance. Prior to joining ADVISORY, she practiced at Olaniwun Ajayi LP and rose to become the Head of its Banking and Finance Practice. She has also worked with the Asset Finance Division […]

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Feb 1 2014

Advisory Chief Consultant to Teach Gas Contracts at Executive Seminar in Accra, Ghana

‘Gbite Adeniji will teach a course on “Gas Contracts” at the upcoming International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy executive seminar entitled “Nigerian Gas Master Plan – Current Status and Next Steps.” This seminar will hold in Accra, Ghana from February 3 to February 7, 2014. ‘Gbite’s course will cover the legal, regulatory, fiscal […]

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Jan 28 2014

Gas: Boom or Bust

In an interview published in Nigeria Oil and Gas Annual Review 2013 by NOG Intelligence, our ‘Gbite Adeniji discusses the role of gas in Nigeria’s economic survival. Read the interview here.

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Dec 28 2012

Advisory: So Much Under One Roof

Our Chief Consultants Ike Oguine and ‘Gbite Adeniji are featured in Africa Oil + Gas Report. Read the interview here.

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Lagos, Nigeria

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