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Stella Duru

Stella Duru

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Stella consistently proffers refreshing solutions at the negotiating table. Since joining the firm in 2001, Stella has risen professionally especially in her areas of expertise, energy and natural resources as well as corporate commercial law. She has worked on several oil and gas transactions and has actively participated in negotiations relating to same. Over the period, she has garnered considerable project finance experience.

Stella Duru continues to develop her practice in the field of energy, with sources describing her as a "rising star." She advises on project financing, PPAs and acquisitions and is particularly noted for her oil and gas experience.”
Chambers Global Guide 2018

Stella has a sound understanding of intricate and complex legal issues in her chosen areas of practice. Prior to her admission into Partnership, she served as a Team Leader in the firm's energy & natural resources as well as its corporate, securities and finance practice groups.


  • University of Lagos (LL.B)

  • Nigerian Law School (B.L)


  • Energy & Natural Resources

  • Corporate & Commercial Law

  • Project Finance

  • Litigation, Arbitration & ADR


  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

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