AJUMOGOBIA &OKEKE 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.

The Firm has established a reputation for providing cutting-edge legal advice using best practice techniques and solutions to meet our client’s demands. Our currently lawyers are organized into dedicated practice groups, which enable us 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.


Founded in January I984 by C. Nonyelum Okeke and H. Odein Ajumogobia, the practice has become “the firm of choice”. A leading commercial law practice based in Lagos, Nigeria, the firm has established its reputation by having an unmatched 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.

The partnership practices under the name and style of Ajumogobia & Okeke, with its main offices located in the central business district of Lagos, at Sterling Towers on the Marina. Our offices are fully equipped with a three-city integrated networked IT System, comprehensive law libraries and competent Para legal/research support teams. After three decades, A&O remains one of the oldest continuing Law partnerships – the leading commercial law practice in Nigeria.

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Values at A&O

Client Satisfaction

Client satisfaction through innovative solutions.

Quality Legal Service

Providing the highest quality of legal advice to meet business interest.

Excellent Communication

Using knowledge and cutting-edge communication technology to add value to our services.

Capacity Building

Developing professionalism and building capacity.

Client Care

At Ajumogobia & Okeke we are committed to a continued client care programme that ensures constant review of the progress of matters under instructions. Active client communication provides for a sustained and strong focus on the long term and ultimate client requirements in any given matter. Personnel with specialised knowledge will always be assigned to their areas of specialization. At all times a partner and at least one associate have primary responsibility for any given instruction.

We always ensure appropriate balance between work delivery and quality control. We pride ourselves in our continuing professional training programmes, in house training facilities, and quarterly newsletter information on developments in the law that is circulated to clients and legal institutions. A modern firm management policy ensures a high level of efficiency and gives our clients the benefit of Office locations in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja.

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2nd Floor, Sterling Towers, 20 Marina, Lagos.

UAC Complex, Central Business District, Abuja.

1st floor, 39, Wogu street, D/Line, Port Harcourt.