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Asue Ighodalo

Asue Ighodalo

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Asue possesses an undisputed flair for brokering and assuring the smooth conclusion of the most complicated negotiations. He has been engaged in many capital markets, project finance & international finance related transactions. He has very often been instrumental to the development of ingenious and effective strategies for ensuring the success of transactions in which he is involved.

Asue Ighodalo remains a key player in the corporate sphere and is particularly commended for his expansive capital markets work. He represents both domestic and international clients in complex matters of bond issuance, asset management, securitisations and structured finance. Market sources attest to his formidable experience, with interviewees describing him as one of the "market leaders" and citing his "very good reputation." He is also a highly regarded figure in the banking and finance market, utilising his strong expertise in the areas of project financing and capital markets. Sources appreciate his attentive attitude, with one describing him as "really accessible, he provides his time even at short notice. ”
Chambers Global Guide 2018

Asue's background in Economics has been advantageous and most useful in attaining the often desired balance between law and the exigencies of business whilst negotiating billion dollar transactions.


  • University of Ibadan (B.Sc. Economics, 1977-1981)

  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.B Hons, 1981-1984)

  • Nigerian Law School (BL., 1984 - 1985)


  • Capital Markets

  • Corporate & Commercial Law


  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), USA

  • Nigerian Economic Summit Group

  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • Nigerian Maritime Law Association

  • Commercial Law & Taxation Committee of the Lagos Chamber Of Commerce & Industry

  • London School of Economics Lawyers' Group

  • Associate Member Chartered Institute of Taxation

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