Dan Agbor heads Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie's Energy and Project Finance departments. His other specializations include banking and finance, debt restructuring, debt/equity conversions, corporate restructuring and taxation.
Mr. Agbor attended the University of Calabar, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science and an MPA degree in Political Science before obtaining his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Benin in 1985. He attended the Nigerian Law School and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar as a barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria 1986.
Mr. Agbor has published and written papers on banking, secured credit transactions, debt conversion, global depositary receipts, foreign investment and international joint venture agreements. He serves as chairman, and is a board member of, various companies.
Mr. Agbor was one of the advisers involved in the Africa Telecomms Deal of the Year and is featured in the International Financial Law Review (Expert Guides). He is also a contributor to the International Law Office's Energy and Natural Resources Newsletter.
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie was founded in 1983 as "Udo Udoma & Co," and has since grown to become one of the largest and most dynamic commercial law partnerships in Nigeria.
Our eight partners and 26 associates specialize in working with our Nigerian and non-Nigerian clients to create and implement innovative transactions and to facilitate business in Nigeria and throughout West Africa. The firm has a reputation for seeking to actively develop legal solutions and for providing sophisticated legal advice in our chosen specialisations.
Attorneys Udo Udoma and Belo-Osagie combine the skills, insights and experience derived from their different legal backgrounds to develop transactions that are tailor made for the Nigerian market. Several of our lawyers have either had previous 'hands on' commercial experience or have served on various governmental and corporate advisory panels, thereby acquiring valuable expertise that enables them to better understand the needs and concerns of our clients.
The firm maintains a policy of constantly seeking to develop fresh skills and to acquire new expertise in our niche areas, thus enabling us to respond quickly to the rapid changes that occur in the world of business and finance. As a firm we have developed a reputation for actively seeking to work on transactions that are new to Nigeria, and for generating innovative legal solutions within a relatively short space of time.
Our policy of setting up teams of skilled personnel for specific transactions within the normal range of our focus areas, enables us to bring together the best legal expertise for any transaction in a totally integrated and seamless service to the client.
Firm Practice Areas
Labor and Employment; Banking, Finance, and Project Finance; Capital and Money Markets; Divestitures, Commercialization, and Privatization; Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions; Telecommunications; Energy and Natural Resources; Corporate Advisory Services; Civil, Corporate, and Commercial Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Private Equity and Venure Capital; Taxation; Admiralty and Maritime Law; Intellectual Property; Company Secretarial and Business Advisory Services