Cornelius Alaje

Cornelius Alaje


42 Moses Majekodunmi Crescent,
Off Okonjo Iweala Way,
Utako, Abuja, Nigeria.

+234 0805 250 3968

  • Overview

    Cornelius is a Managing Associate of the Firm and heads the Abuja Office. He also doubles as the Deputy Head, Energy & Infrastructure Sector.

    He is a Notary Public, Federal Republic of Nigeria with cognate experience in Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Asset Tracing and Debt Recovery. He Prosecutes, Defends, and Litigates on Intellectual Property Rights of Individuals and Big Corporates, both at the Trademark Registry and Appellate Courts.
    His expertise extends to Advisory on Energy and Infrastructure, Real Estate Investment and Finance, Title Documentation, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, Review of Agreements and Contractual Documentation, Perfection of Title and Post Completion Deals.

    Cornelius is vast in Crisis Management, Risk Assessment and Profiling, Assisting in Complying with the Nigerian Anti Money Laundering Laws and Obligations spelt out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering (SCUML), amongst others; as well as advising on compliance with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), The UK Bribery Act and International Best Practice.

    He routinely advises on the Rights and Obligations created by Law and Government Policies/Regulations ranging from Health and Safety, Consumer Protection, Environmental Protection, Labour and Employment, Insurance, Pension, Securities and Transportation, amongst others.
    Cornelius is an alumnus of the Said Business School (University of Oxford), London School of Economics, Lagos Business School and Benue State University, amongst others.

  • Credentials


    • Nigeria Law School B.L
    • Benue State University, Makurdi LL.B
    • Nigeria Law School B.L



    • Nigerian Bar Association

  • Experience


    • Energy & Projects
    • Litigation & Dispute Resolution



    • Energy & Infrastructure

Practice Areas

  • Energy & Projects
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution