Aluko & Oyebode one of the leading law firms in Africa has announced the appointment of Adeolu Idowu as a new partner in the firm.
According to the statement issued by the firm, Adeolu will head the firm’s Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) practice
Speaking on the appointment, the firm’s Managing Partner Reginald Udom, said: “We are pleased to welcome Adeolu back to the Firm. She is very conversant with our values, having started her legal career with us. Her experience as in-house Counsel for many years gives her a first-hand understanding of the needs of our clientele and equips her properly to adopt a client-centric approach in her work. She will be a great value-add to the Firm and we look forward to growing our GRC offering under her supervision.”
A Short Profile of the New Partner
Adeolu is a seasoned expert with experience across several sectors including Oil & Gas and Telecommunications. At different times, she was a top management executive in the largest telecommunications companies in Nigeria as well as Senior Legal Counsel (Compliance) covering Europe, Africa and the Caspian at a multinational oil and gas service company, amongst others. In these roles, she coordinated the mapping of legal and operational risks affecting the businesses of these large corporates and helped them achieve significant corporate governance improvements and compliance.
She is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and is admitted to the Nigerian Bar.