Mr. Ayodele Oni
Mr. Ayodele Oni is the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Branch of the ILA. A Shell Scholar, and a hardworking and resourceful legal practitioner, Mr. Oni is a Senior Associate at Banwo and Ighodalo, Lagos where he is a key member of the energy, projects and the corporate/commercial practice groups. He has been involved in giving advice and legal opinions to companies, particularly those involved in energy, oil and gas. His particular areas of expertise include advising clients on upstream assets acquisition, international petroleum transactions, regulatory and other commercial issues related to investments in the Nigerian energy sector and restructuring.
Mr. Oni holds a LL.M in Energy Law at Canada's foremost energy law university; The University of Calgary, Alberta. In 2010, he was named as Nigeria’s Young Lawyer of the Year.