DAN AGBOR

Dan Agbor is the firm's Managing Partner and heads Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie's banking and finance, power, private equity and taxation teams. His corporate advisory practice includes mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and derivatives transactions, debt restructuring, debt to equity conversions and fund establishment.

He has advised on a range of matters including Nigeria’s earliest global depositary receipt programme, its first independent power project; the establishment of its first discount house, and Nigeria’s first Eurobond transaction and the structuring of an international debt fund that is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. He has also assisted a power sector regulator with the drafting of captive power regulations for that sector.

Dan is ranked as a leading lawyer in the Corporate/M&A sections of Chambers Global Directory and the Practical Law Review. He is also featured in the International Financial Law Review (Expert Guides), the Practical Law Company “Which Lawyer” Guides, the Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. He is the country representative of the Employment Law Alliance, and a contributor to the International Law Office Energy and Natural Resources Newsletter.

Dan delivers and publishes articles across his practice areas, including papers on banking, secured credit transactions, the Nigerian debt conversion programme, global depositary receipts, foreign investment, international joint venture agreements and guarantees. He chairs and serves on the boards of various companies.

Career

1996-date

Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

1990-1995

Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

1988-1990

Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance, Nigeria InternationalBank Limited (Citibank)

1987-1988

Legal Officer, Nigeria International Bank Limited (Citibank)

1986-1987

Associate, Ajumogobia, Okeke and Oyebode

1980-1981

Lecturer in Political Science, Rivers State College of Education

Qualifications

1985

LL. B, University of Benin

1984

MPA, Political Science University of Calabar

1980

BSc, Political Science University of Calabar

Bar admissions

1986

Nigeria

Professional membership

Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association