Laura Alakija is partner on the commercial transactions and confidential documentation desks of Sterling Partnership. She has acted for oil companies in due diligence and asset acquisition, including business entry, regulatory compliance and licensing and permits. She has also worked with companies in the power sector in providing transaction support for gas to power projects. Apart from energy, Laura has worked on a number of commercial transactions in infrastructure and real estate, information and communication technology, the automotive industry, business start-ups and confidential documentation covering wills, trusts and other confidential arrangements and instruments for both individuals and corporates.

Laura has an LLM in transnational oil, gas and energy law from the University of Derby, UK. She joined Sterling Partnership in June 2010 and was member of faculty of the Centre for Law and Business, a registered centre of the University of London International Programmes from 2009 to 2010.

Laura’s early career was in online legal research and establishment of Digital Libraries for Institutions.