OZOFU OGIEMUDIA

OZOFU ’LATUNDE OGIEMUDIA is a partner in Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, where she is part of the firm’s Corporate Advisory, Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions teams. She is recognised as an extremely resourceful and versatile adviser and has advised on various areas of the law including, corporate and commercial law, private equity, corporate re-structuring and mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, labour and employment, company secretarial practice. She also co-heads the firm’s pro bono practice.

She advised on various equity investments, usually leading the teams that carry out legal due diligence reviews in connection with various investments and divestments. She was part of the teams that advised clients such as Kellogg, Verod Capital, OCP Africa, Synergy Capital, Carlyle and Actis on various investments in Nigeria.

Ozofu is a Vice Chairperson of the Nigerian Bar Association-Section on Business Law Committee on Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructurings. She was recognised in 2018 by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) as one of the IFLR1000 Women Leaders in Nigeria. She is rated as a ‘highly-regarded lawyer’ for her Mergers & Acquisitions, and Private Equity practice, by The IFLR1000 2019.

Career

2014 Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2010 Managing Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2007 Senior Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2006 Intern, Denton Wilde Sapte LLP, London
2003 Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2003 Intern, Law O. Ahkidenor & Co.
2002 Intern, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

Qualifications

2006 University College, London, LL.M
2003 Nigerian Law School, BL
2001 University of Ibadan, LL.B.

Bar admissions

2003 
Nigeria

Professional membership

Nigerian Bar Association