Adeola Sunmola is a Partner in the firm's corporate team. Her specialisations include syndicated lending transactions, financing for power, transportation and manufacturing projects and regulatory compliance in Nigeria, including its free trade zones.

She has been a key member of the firm's teams that advise lenders in relation to various financings including the proposed financing of a gas-fired power plant, the conversion of a cold rolled steel expansion programme and a greenfield cement plant in Nigeria. She is also a member of the team that advises various lending syndicates in connection with a medium term syndicated notes issuance facility provided to a steel fabrication company and took primary responsibility of perfecting the security documentation which the parties entered into in relation to the transaction.

Adeola has also advised state oil companies of foreign states on establishment within the Nigerian free trade zones and independent power producers in relation to the construction and operation of plants for Nigerian manufacturers in the food and beverage sector. Adeola was a member of the team that provides legal advisory services to a preferred bidder in connection with a state sponsored transportation concession, and advised potential lenders in another transportation infrastructure project. She is also part of the firm's team that advises private equity investors in various sectors across the firm's practice areas.

Adeola contributes to the World Bank's annual Doing Business in Nigeria surveys, and has prepared seminars and presentations on compliance with Nigerian free trade zone regulations as well as on achieving compliance with the United States FSA regulations and anti-money laundering controls.


2017 Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2014 Managing Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2012 Senior Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2007 Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2006 Counsel, Paul Usoro & Co
2005 Intern, Adeyinka Ajayi & Co




2005 Nigerian Law School B.L
2004 Olabisi Onabanjo University (formerly Ogun State University) LLB

Bar admissions

2005      Nigeria


Professional membership

Nigerian Bar Association