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Asue Ighodalo

Asue possesses an undisputed flair for brokering and assuring the smooth conclusion of the most complicated negotiations. He has been engaged in many capital markets, project finance & international finance related transactions. He has very often been instrumental to the development of ingenious and effective strategies for ensuring the success of transactions in which he is involved.

Asue Ighodalo is considered to be "top notch," with interviewees describing him as "one of the top commercial lawyers around."
Chambers & Partners 2019

Asue's background in Economics has been advantageous and most useful in attaining the often desired balance between law and the exigencies of business whilst negotiating billion dollar transactions.


  • University of Ibadan (B.Sc. Economics, 1977-1981)

  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.B Hons, 1981-1984)

  • Nigerian Law School (BL., 1984 - 1985)


  • Capital Markets

  • Corporate & Commercial Law


  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), USA

  • Nigerian Economic Summit Group

  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • Nigerian Maritime Law Association

  • Commercial Law & Taxation Committee of the Lagos Chamber Of Commerce & Industry

  • London School of Economics Lawyers' Group

  • Associate Member Chartered Institute of Taxation