Like Flavin said, “The real potential of electricity lies not in providing social amenities but in stimulating long-term economic development”. Nigeria is at a defining moment in its history where it grapples with overhauling its electricity infrastructure and ensuring liquidity in the market whilst at the same time protecting consumer interest and engendering the much-needed economic development.
Tope Adebayo LLP is a Nigerian law firm that sees the full picture. As our clients strive to contribute their quota to this economic development, we help them navigate the relatively novel legal and regulatory framework of the Nigerian power sector in carrying out their operations. Our lawyers are able to provide timeous, practical and tailored solutions to a number of complex legal issues arising at any stage of a power project. With the leadership of the firm’s energy partner, who has been involved in advising both generation and distribution companies as well as the industry regulator, NERC since the inception of the privatization movement of the Federal government, the firm has an excellent grasp of the complex workings of the industry.
We also understand the important role of renewable energy in the mix considering the finite nature of fossil fuels, and we leverage our demonstrated industry knowledge in providing support to Independent Power Producers, Mini Grid Operators and Developers through their licensing and permitting processes, community relationships, development financing transactions, advisory on tax breaks and grants, contracting and day to day operations.
Practice Key Contacts
Aderemi is a Partner in the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group. With seventeen (17) years of experience in the legal profession, she
Mobolaji Olotu is a highly professional legal practitioner with a great eye for detail. She is a Co-founder of an organization known as “The Mari