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Chukwudi Ofili

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Chukwudi Ofili

Chukwudi Ofili

Chukwudi is a solution-driven transactional lawyer. He is currently an Associate Partner at DETAIL Commercial Solicitors one of the top commercial law firms in Lagos

He advises on a broad range of financing and commercial transactions such as corporate and project finance; project development; public-private partnerships; private equity; financial derivatives; the tax implication of different financing structures and asset holding structures; as well as the tax implication of providing cross border services. His experience also includes providing foreign investment advisory services.

Chukwudi received the “Nigerian Rising Star Award” as one of the top 40 Nigerian lawyers under the age of 40 at the Nigerian Legal Award 2019. He has been described as “an experienced adviser” in the Banking & Finance category of the Legal 500 directory.

Chukwudi started his career at Aluko & Oyebode, Nigeria’s largest commercial law firm and consistently ranked as band 1 across all rankings in Nigeria. Before joining DETAIL, he was a senior associate at Bloomfield Law Practice in Lagos. He was also a Visiting Lawyer at Trinity International LLP London where he worked with the Finance and Projects team on several international transactions, with focus on projects across the African continent. Chukwudi also had a brief stint at the headquarters of The Coca Cola Company, Atlanta, USA where he worked with the legal team on cybersecurity, imports and OFAC compliance issues.

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • Law Degree: Babcock University, Nigeria 2011 (First Class Honours)
  • Admitted to the Nigerian Bar, 2012
  • LLM; University of Georgia School of Law – Georgia, USA, 2018
  • Certified for Admission to the New York Bar
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