Abisola Ogunbadejo is a Corporate and Transaction Advisory Lawyer with extensive experience in advising international and indigenous clients on domestic and cross-border transactions across various sectors such as Renewable Energy, Construction & Infrastructure, Project Finance, Corporate Restructuring, Aviation, Technology, Intellectual Property and Telecommunications. With a wealth of experience from Nigeria, cross border transactions involving Ghana and other jurisdictions, she is highly skilled at drafting and reviewing contracts, preparing case strategies, advising clients on regulatory compliance, complex and technical contracts, and alternative dispute resolution mechanism.
Abisola has also advised on big ticket transactions involving foreign and local investors in a wide array of matters including debt recovery, equity financing, joint venture transactions, public private partnerships, licensing requirements, sales and acquisition, local content and local participation requirements, cybersecurity and data protection.
With Cogent experience in corporate transaction and commercial litigation, Abisola is not only able to identify her clients concerns, she is also a critical thinker who creates practical and alternative solutions to address clients’ needs.
She is a student of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) having completed modules in respect of Corporate Secretaryship, Corporate Governance and Corporate Administration. An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Customer Relationship Management, (ACIRM) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, (ACIArb).
ABISOLA HAS A CERTIFICATE IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FROM HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, BOSTON USA AND IS A FIDIC TRAINED LAWYER.
Abisola has achieved fidic certificates in:
- Contracting in Construction and Engineering Projects.
- Preparing Contracts for Infrastructure Projects.
- Reviewing Construction Contracts for Commercial and Contractual Risks.
- New Frontiers of Risk in Delivering Successful Projects for Clients and Profits for Constructors.
- Abisola has been an ardent participant of WABER Construction Law Seminars on:
Recent Developments and Trends in Construction Law and Project Legal Management;
- Overview of the Ghana Building Code GS1207 of 2018;
- Understanding Different Types of Agreements and Contracts Used in Infrastructure Procurement;
- Structuring Construction Joint Ventures and Consortia;
- Alternative Contracting and Pricing Strategies Used for Construction Engineering Projects; Overview of output and performance-based Road Contracts;
- Use of Financial Security Mechanisms in Construction and Engineering Contracts;
- Time Delay and Extensions of Time in Construction Contracts; and
- Managing Contractual Obligations and Expectations in Infrastructure Contracts.