Our Reach

Banwo & Ighodalo is repeatedly listed as a first-rate law firm in several leading local and international legal directories, publications and journals including:

  • IFLR's Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms

  • Euromoney Guides to the World's leading Capital Market Lawyers and Energy & Natural Resources Lawyers

  • Chambers Global Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers

  • International Who's Who of Banking Lawyers

  • Who's Who Legal Directories

  • Legal 500

  • The Firm is a member of the International Project Finance Association and also a member of the Loan Market Association.

  • A Partner in the Firm is Chair of the Nigerian Capital Market Solicitors' Association

  • A Partner served as a member of the Electric Power Sector Reform Implementation Committee (EPIC) established by the National Council on Privatisation to implement legal and regulatory reforms in the Nigerian electric power sector. He also served as Chairman of the Legal/Regulatory Sub-committee of the EPIC, which drafted the Electric Power Sector Reform Act.

  • A Partner previously held a teaching faculty at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies where he regularly delivered lectures on Power Sector Agreements at the Institute's annual continuing legal education courses.

  • A Partner served as a member of for the Bureau of Public Enterprises' Steering Committee on Solid Minerals Development established by the National Council on Privatisation, and chaired the Legal and Regulatory Sub-Committee.

  • A Partner was the Chairman of a technical committee established by the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission to advise on the Demutualisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

  • Two Partners recently served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman, respectively, of two Committees set up by the Federal Ministry of Finance to (a) design a Code of Governance/Ethics for Capital Market Regulators; and (b) review the Investments and Securities Act 2007.

  • A Partner is a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Capital Markets Solicitors' Association.

  • A Partner in the Firm serves on the Edo State Economic Strategy Team.

  • A Partner is a board member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and was Chairman of the NESG #10 Planning Committee.

  • A Partner served on the Anti-Trust and Competition Reform Committee, an advisory body set up by the National Council on Privatisation, which submitted an Anti-Trust and Competition Bill to the National Assembly.

  • Two lawyers in the Firm are presently ranked as leading Corporate and Finance Lawyers in "The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa" for the year 2013.

  • A lawyer in the Firm is presently ranked as a leading Energy & Natural Resources Lawyer in "The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa" for the year 2013.

  • Lawyers in the Firm are also ranked as Recommended Lawyers in the Energy & Natural Resources and Shipping Practices in "The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa" for the year 2013.

  • A lawyer in the Firm is a member of the Governing Council of the Real Estate Lawyers' Association of Nigeria.

  • Counsel in the Firm are members of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and Nigeria, the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), UK, the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group (NCMG), the Panel of Neutrals: Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse (LMDC), the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (Nigerian Chapter of the Comite Maritime International (CMI)), the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, the International Bar Association, the Law Society of England & Wales and New York Bar, in addition to all counsel being members of the Nigeria Bar Association.

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