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Ken Etim

Ken Etim

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Ken is the Managing Partner of the firm. He is an ardent negotiator, highly proactive and exudes an uncommon flair for closing intricate and highly challenging multi-million dollar transactions. Since he joined B&I in 1993, Ken has been involved in nearly all of the firm's energy & project finance transactions and has significant expertise in these areas of practice.

Managing partner Kenneth Etim continues to distinguish himself in the market for his handling of complex transactional and regulatory mandates, including advising on acquisitions and financing in the solar power industry. Sources highlight his technical abilities and proactive approach, concluding that he is "at the upper end of the market in terms of competence and knowledge."”
Chambers Global Guide 2018

He has vast knowledge and understanding of the oil & gas industry, and the experience garnered in his involvement in some intricate energy transactions makes him an invaluable member of the firm's energy department. Ken also has considerable experience in commercial litigation & arbitration.


  • University of Uyo (LL.B Hons, 1986 - 1990) 

  • Nigerian Law School (B.L, 1990 - 1991)


  • Energy & Natural Resources

  • Project Finance

  • Shipping, Aviation & International Trade


  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN),USA

  • Nigerian Maritime Law Association

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

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