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Who We Are

AJUMOGOBIA &OKEKE (“A&O”, “We” or the “Firm”) is a leading full service commercial law firm with its head office in Lagos, Nigeria. We embrace our local and international knowledge to complete our clients’ transactions and enable our clients to achieve their objectives. Our correspondent relationships with international firms complement our ability to provide effective and cost efficient services.

The Firm was founded in 1984 by H. Odein Ajumogobia SAN and C. Nonyelum Okeke. It has established its reputation by acquiring unrivalled knowledge of its clients’ business sectors, as well as strong and long-standing contacts throughout the commercial sector. The Firm is a multi-partner law practice with diverse expertise at the partner level and firm-wide. In 2011, Babatunde A. Sodipo and Patrick A. Osu were admitted as partners of the Firm.

A&O has established a reputation for providing cutting-edge legal advice using best practice techniques and solutions to meet our client’s demands. The Firm currently has twenty two (22) lawyers organized into dedicated practice groups, which enable us to offer a full complement of commercial legal services from our offices, which are strategically located in the commercial capital, Lagos, the centre of the Oil and Gas Industry, Port-Harcourt and the seat of government in Abuja. In addition, A&O has competent paralegals that support the work of its lawyers.

Over the years, A&O has drawn on the unique expertise and experience of its staff, acquired from within the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy. Mr. H. Odein Ajumogobia SAN served the Government of Nigeria at the State and Federal levels.

In the private sector, members of the Firm have represented private interests in diverse commercial undertakings.

The Firm and its Partners have been bestowed with several prestigious legal awards and honours over the years.