ADELEKE ALEX-ADEDIPE

Managing Partner

Adeleke is a corporate commercial lawyer based in the Lagos office of the Firm. He specialises and has depth of experience in Banking and Finance, Capital Market, Telecommunication, Media and Technology, Real Estate, Aviation law, Company Secretarial and other corporate commercial practices.

Adeleke has advised on several landmark and award winning transactions both locally and internationally in Banking and Finance and Capital Market transactions.

Adeleke graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University in 2007 and was qualified to the Nigerian Bar in 2008. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association and the International Bar Association. He has attended quite a number of trainings, seminars and conferences both within Nigeria and outside Nigeria in finance documentation, mergers and acquisition, telecommunication media and technology.

Adeleke worked with the Standard Chartered Bank Limited for a year and has subsequently worked in two top tier Nigerian law firms.

During his work life in one of the top tier law firms, he was seconded to work in one of the biggest law firms in Netherlands, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.

Advised the Joint Lead Managers (J.P. Morgan Securities Plc and Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc) in connection with the Eurobond offering of US$400m by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (“GTB”) under a US$2 Billion Global Medium Term Note Programme.

Advised on the 2014 Euro Medium Term Note Program update for Koninklijke Ahold N.V, Dutch Company.

Advised the Gombe State Government of Nigeria in respect of the N30 Billion Debt Issuance Programme and the N20 Billion 15.5% Fixed Rate Series 1 Bonds due 2019 being the first tranche under the N30 Billion Debt Issuance Programme.

Nigeria Law School (B.L.) - 2008

Obafemi Awolowo University (LL.B.) - 2007

Nigerian Mergers and Acquisitions in 2014 and the Outlook for 2015