Ibi Ogunbiyi is a Partner in the Power and Infrastructure team of the Firm (widely regarded as Nigeria’s flagship power practice). She has amassed several years of cross-disciplinary experience advising on banking and financial regulation, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, corporate and commercial law.
Ms Ogunbiyi has been integral to many of the Firm’s notable transactions in complex project financings, power and infrastructure project developments, power sector advisory, public-private partnerships, concessions, and corporate financings. She routinely provides general corporate commercial advisory to a myriad of clients in various sectors of the economy.
Clients have consistently relied on her deep understanding of structuring and implementing power and infrastructure projects, and unique ability to deploy an in-depth legal knowledge and understanding of the Nigerian market in providing innovative transaction structuring.
Ms Ogunbiyi earned a law degree from the University of Ibadan where she was a multiple prize winner and best graduating student of her class, before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School for her Bachelor’s. She has a Masters in Law and Finance from the University of Oxford and has published the following papers:
Construction and Projects in Nigeria: an Overview
Electricity Regulation in Nigeria: an Overview