Okechukwu J Okoro is a senior associate in the law firm of G Elias & Co. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Ebonyi State University.
He has been involved in several of the firm’s energy deals. He has been actively involved in the legal review of gas sale documentation and is currently advising on three embedded power projects. He was on the team that recently advised two distribution companies on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Nigerian Electricity Market Stabilization Facility, and on the team that advised Africa Finance Corporation on its investment in and divestment from the acquirer of a 45 per cent participating interest in an OML. Okechukwu J Okoro was also on the team that advised on a US$1.2 billion ‘gas-to-power’ project financing and a US$1.5 billion refinancing of NNPC petroleum product import receivables. He is currently advising the Transmission Company of Nigeria on the Eligible Customer Regulation 2017.