Project Finance

Our team of expert project finance lawyers offers incisive, commercial advice to leading businesses and financial institutions on some of the most complex projects in the world.

Top Project Finance Law Firm in Nigeria

OAL is one of the leading Nigerian law firms for project finance transactions. Our Project Finance practice offers market-leading expertise in legal matters related to project structuring and development, financing, government regulations, construction and other contract issues across a range of sectors, including power generation and transmission; oil and gas; infrastructure (including highways, airports, bridges, railways and ports); mining and metals; water and wastewater treatment etc.

We represent clients, including sponsors, commercial banks and government lenders, and multilateral and bilateral agencies, for all forms of transactions, from diverse international co-financing to capital market-based project financing to Islamic financing.

Our lawyers have unrivalled insights into local business traditions and labour practices, allowing us to have local expertise and experience in-depth. Leveraging on our extensive experience, we treat our clients’ project development and financing as an integrated discipline bringing a wide variety of projects to completion.

We aim to provide more than just legal advice. We focus on strategy and business impact on our clients.


We advise on project financing across jurisdictions in a variety of sectors, including:

  • Oil and gas
  • Mining and resources
  • Infrastructure and water, including public-private partnerships (PPP), social infrastructure and desalination
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation & Logistics – including airports, ports, rail, roads and shipping
  • Power and energy – including renewables, power transmission and distribution.
  • Conventional and nuclear energy
  • Defence
  • Government and public sector (PFI/PPP)
  • Mining and metals
  • Real estate and construction
  • Social infrastructure
  • Water and waste
  • Industrial Project Development & Finance
  • Capital Market

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