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Name: Douglas Okojie
Firm Name: Advocaat Law Practice
Country: Nigeria
Practice Area: Corporate finance


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Professional Biography:

Douglas is a Legal Practitioner, Associate Partner and head of the finance practice group of Advocaat Law Practice a commercial law firm in Lagos. He has close to a decade experience in funding raising, deal structuring and investment. His experience cuts across several industries and sectors of the Nigerian economy including but not limited to the oil and gas, power, health and construction sectors.
He started his legal career as an Associate in the firm Marine Partners. He thereafter joined PanAfrican Capital Plc as a Legal Analyst where he garnered considerable experience in fund raising, deal structuring and investment.
Douglas was legal adviser to the local fund arranger that handled the acquisition of 5 out of the 6 electricity distribution company. He also advised the private equity firm that established the Amber Residence Limited (a 3 star hotel managed by the African Sun brand).
Areas of Focus
Corporate and Commercial Law with special focus on : Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Structured finance, Banking and Secured credit.
Education
Ambrose Ali University, Nigeria (LL.B)
Nigerian Law School (BL)

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