Tominiyi is the Managing partner of the firm. He has over two decades of experience in project finance, capital markets regulatory, mergers and acquisition, oil and gas financing and asset acquisition, and has been recognized as one of the top Project Finance and Mergers & Acquisition Lawyers in the world by Who’s Who Legal. Tominiyi has a long-standing track record of involvement in some of the largest and most complex projects in the dynamic sectors of the Nigerian economy spanning energy, telecommunications, banking and finance, information and communication technology, infrastructure development and financial regulation. Tominiyi is a recipient of the Eisenhower Fellowship for International Leadership (2011).


  • MBA, Manchester Business School,
    The University of Manchester

  • BL., Nigerian Law School, Lagos

  • LL.B., Ogun State University

  • DBA, University of Liverpool

Chambers and Partners (Banking & Finance – Nigeria):
Tominiyi Owolabi is considered by interviewees to be highly involved in the market, being described as “very active” and “in the trenches.” He is notably active on financing mandates in the oil and gas industry, and his clientele includes syndicates of banks.

Chambers and Partners (Projects & Energy – Nigeria):
Tominiyi Owolabi features prominently on infrastructure and oil and gas mandates. His presence on financing and asset acquisition deals in the industry is also cited. Interviewees say that he is “very user-friendly and runs a smart operation,” adding that he can “cater to an international investor perspective” and has “very good stakeholder relationships.”

Other lawyers that have similar expertise or experience