Taiwo Adeshina

Taiwo Adeshina


RCO Court
3-5 Sinari Daranijo Street,
Off Ajose Adeogun,
Victoria Island,
Lagos, Nigeria
+234 1 4626841/3

E: taiwo.adeshina@jee.africa
  • Overview

    Taiwo Adeshina is a Partner, Head of our Corporate Commercial Practice, and Sector Head of our Energy & Infrastructure sector.

    An esteemed grand master of the Energy & Infrastructure industry, Taiwo is highly respected by clients and peers for his accurate intelligence on industry developments, and his advisory on big-ticket transactions. He is also a highly sought-after speaker at such public policy-influencing, high-level industry events as the African Finance Corporation and the Infrastructure Summit on Energy and Infrastructure Solutions.   

    Taiwo’s expertise embraces the entire Oil & Gas value chain, from establishment to financing; mergers and acquisitions; and divestments of interests in the sector. He negotiates, drafts, and advises on the many commercial contracts relevant to the Energy Sector, such as the rights and obligations of parties relating to international investments, as well as structure, regulatory and legal frameworks for participating in Nigeria’s energy space. 

    Having started his career at JEE as a Senior Associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Taiwo is well-versed in litigation and alternative dispute resolution.These skills, together with his secondment experience at Norton Rose and Fulbright LLP, make him a complete commercially aware lawyer. 

    Due to his wide-ranging and in-depth experience, clients often call upon Taiwo for his unique insights and expertise on legal issues relating to Immigration Advisory & Private Client Services; Labour and Employment; Real Estate; Trade and Project Finance; General Legal Advisory; and PPP transactions in the public sector involving Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies. 


  • Credentials


    • University of Dundee (LL.M in Petroleum Law & Policy)
    • Nigerian Law School (BL)
    • Lagos State University (LLB)
    • London School of Economics



    • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
    • Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria
    • Nigerian Maritime Association
    • Nigerian Bar Association



    • London School of Economics

  • Experience


    • Energy & Projects
    • Immigration, Employment  & Private Client Services
    • Real Estate



    • Energy & Infrastructure
    • Public

Practice Areas

  • Energy & Projects
  • Immigration Advisory & Private Client Service
  • Real Estate