Background

Funmi Otsemobor

About

Funmi Otsemobor

Funmi Otsemobor

Funmi is a corporate finance attorney, with extensive experience in advising various local, international and multinational sponsors, lenders, issuers, underwriters and borrowers on some of the largest, unusual and innovative cross-border deals in an array of sectors such as energy, financial services, oil and gas, mining and infrastructure, telecommunications and financial technology.

She advises on local and foreign currency syndicated lending, oil and gas financing, lease transactions, structured finance, project finance, acquisition finance, mergers and acquisitions, and foreign investment advisory.

Funmi’s deep knowledge of the financial services industry and her ability to remain unflappable even during the most challenging negotiations engenders trust and confidence in her clients. She believes that effective communication and a passion for creating solutions for her clients are critical to service delivery, and is happiest when she can meet and surpass client’s expectations and delivers results by being conscientious, attentive and commercially aware.

She has been described as “knowledgeable, accessible and exhibits a commendable level of professionalism” in the 2017 edition of IFLR1000 and has been ranked consistently by numerous internationally recognised legal directories as a “Rising Star” and a “Next Generation Lawyer”.

Funmi is the Secretary, Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law- Banking, Finance & Insolvency Committee. She is also a member of the Continuing Legal Education & Mentorship Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association Lagos Branch.

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