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Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia

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Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia

Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia

Ozofu is a partner in Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s corporate advisory, private equity and mergers & acquisitions teams.

She is recognised as an extremely resourceful and versatile adviser and has advised on various areas of the law including private equity, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law, corporate restructuring and regulatory compliance, labour and employment and company secretarial practice.  She was part of the teams that advised clients such as the Kellogg Company, Verod Capital, OCP Africa, Synergy Capital, the Carlyle Group, and Actis on various investments in Nigeria.  She co-heads the firm’s pro bono practice, which, along with law firms from several other jurisdictions, was awarded the 2018 TrustLaw Collaboration Award by the Thomson Reuters Foundation for their work on the 28 Too Many report on female genital mutilation as well as the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation

Ozofu is a Vice-Chairperson of the Nigerian Bar Association-Section on Business Law Committee on Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructurings.  She was the head of the technical advisory committee that advised the Nigerian Senate on the bill to repeal and re-enact the Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990 and the Investments and Securities Act 2007.  She has been recognised in past three years by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) as one of the IFLR1000 Women Leaders.  She is rated as a ‘highly-regarded lawyer’ for her Mergers & Acquisitions, and Private Equity practice by The IFLR1000 2019, and is recommended as a “National Leader” in Nigeria for her Mergers & Acquisitions and Governance practice by Who’s Who Legal (Nigeria) (2019).

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