Okechukwu Okoro

Okechukwu Okoro

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Okechukwu J Okoro is a partner in the law firm of G Elias & Co. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Ebonyi State University.

He is a core member of the firm’s energy sector practice. He has been actively involved in the legal review of oil and gas and electric power sector transaction documentations. He has advised on several renewable energy deals both within and outside Nigeria. Among others, he was on the team that advised NEoT Capital on its acquisition of majority shares in a Nigerian renewable energy company. He is currently advising All On Partnerships For Energy Access Limited by Guarantee, a Shell Petroleum entity (involved in interventions to address access to energy challenges in Nigeria) on sundry renewable energy issues, including investments and funding of renewable energy companies.

He 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 has advised on syndicates of local and international lenders on US$10 billion in aggregate forward sale funding for the NNPC, Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron and Total entities.

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