Corporate commercial lawyer Ijeoma Abalogu has been promoted to Partner at Gbenga Biobaku & Co. Gbenga Biobaku & Co. is a Nigerian commercial law firm located in Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, with a representative office in Port Harcourt, the oil and gas nerve centre of the country. The Firms’s principal areas of practice are Oil and Gas, Energy, Maritime, Projects, Foreign Investments, Banking, Capital Markets and general Corporate/ Commercial Law.
Ijeoma Abalogu has over 13 years practice experience and has advised several companies on the establishment of business entities in Nigeria, as well as completed registration and obtaining relevant licenses and approvals for corporate clients including Statoil, Baker Hughes, Parker Drilling, Vmonitor and several other companies.
According to her profile she has practical “hands on” experience in dealing with various regulatory agencies in Nigeria and regularly advises clients and assist with the processing of various investments, regulatory and operational permits and approvals.
Participated with the corporate team in the winding-up of the subsidiary of a multi-national oil servicing firm and assisted in ensuring that outstanding (debts) receivables are recovered on behalf of the company.
She has Represented African Capital Alliance, a leading African private equity company, in conducting legal due diligence and structuring a management buy-in culminating in a purchase of equities worth $15 million USD.
She has Acted for a land drilling company in an $18 million private equity investment.
She has advised and assisted several clients on the establishment of Nigerian subsidiaries and procuring relevant pre-investment and operational approvals, licenses and permits.