Adeleke Alex-Adedipe

Adeleke Alex-Adedipe is a corporate commercial lawyer based in the Lagos office of the Firm. He specialises and has depth of experience in Banking and Finance, Capital Market, Telecommunication, Media and Technology, Real Estate, Aviation law, Company Secretarial and other corporate commercial practices.

Adeleke has advised on several landmark and award winning transactions both locally and internationally in Banking and Finance and Capital Market transactions.

Adeleke graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University in 2007 and was qualified to the Nigerian Bar in 2008. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association and the International Bar Association. He has attended quite a number of trainings, seminars and conferences both within Nigeria and outside Nigeria in finance documentation, mergers and acquisition, telecommunication media and technology.

Adeleke worked with the Standard Chartered Bank Limited for a year and has subsequently worked in two top tier Nigerian law firms.

During his work life in one of the top tier law firms, he was seconded to work in one of the biggest law firms in Netherlands, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.

Firm Overview:

A Firm Built On Relationships

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (“the Firm”) is a bespoke full-service commercial law firm in Nigeria. We provide a wide range of expert legal services to a highly diversified client base both local and international operating in various sectors of the economy. We are dedicated to the consistent delivery of highly skilled, ethical, cost effective and qualitative legal representation to our clients.

The Firm has specialist skills in areas including but not limited to Admiralty & Shipping, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Company Secretarial, Capital Market, Energy and Natural Resources, Government Relations, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Telecommunication, Media and Technology, Taxation, Real Estate and Construction.

Alexander Turcan

Alexander Turcan is our exclusively recommended TMT Law expert in Moldova on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Alexander directly using the contact details listed above.

Alexander’s practice focuses primarily on the areas of corporate and commercial, banking and finance, telecommunications, energy, real estate, tax and non-profit law, as well as dispute management. He is recognised as the leading lawyer for business and investment in Moldova by clients, peers and international market researchers (Chambers Global/Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer?, Who’s Who Legal in M&A, etc.). The legal team managed by Alexander is described by researchers as “clearly the best” firm in Moldova, “a clear leader in the Moldovan market”, and “leading law practice in the country”. Alexander has been involved in some of the most complex projects in Moldova, acting as legal advisor for international finance organisations, foreign governmental agencies, transnational corporations, regional investors in such sectors as energy, telecommunication, banking and finance, food processing, retail and distribution, as well as the traditional Moldovan wine and brandy industry. Alexander is also involved in the development of Moldovan legislation and is an active member of the country’s business community.

Since 2011, Alexander is co-founder and Member of the Board of Directors of the European Business Association in Moldova. Since 2015 Alexander is Member of the Board of Directors of the East Europe Foundation. Alexander’s past community leadership positions include: member of the Board of Directors (2006-2012) of the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova; member of the Board (2010-2015) of the non-profit CIS Competition Support Association; member of the Advisory Council under the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Moldova (2010-2014); member of the Board of the Moldovan Bar (2011-2015); representative of the Moldovan Bar (2013-2015; 2016-present) at the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe.

Abdoul Mtoka

Trust Juris Chambers is a full service corporate and business law firm with a variety of clients including corporations, private businesses, non-governmental organizations, government agencies and individuals.

In meeting the diverse goals and expectations of its client base, the firm provide creative, timely and practical legal solutions in an effective manner. Our aim is to provide consistently high quality advice understanding of the commercial environment in which our clients operate.

We offer in-depth local knowledge and regional and international perspectives.

Our law firm has more than great physical reach. It is an enterprise of outstanding capabilities, keen intellects, unyielding integrity and an extraordinary desire to understand and serve clients. We are not just commercially-minded; we are entrepreneurial and results-minded.

Our approach is to get deep inside our clients’ businesses and the industries they work in. It’s this depth that gives us an extra edge in tailoring the most effective solutions. The scope of our practice is broad. Our domestic and international clients range from privately owned to publicly listed companies.

However, Trust Juris Chambers is not just a law firm; it also takes pride in partnering with its clients in relation to their business opportunities, challenges and obstacles. In doing so, we provide creative, timely and practical solutions specifically tailored to meet its clients’ requirements and deadlines.

Andrea Bonnet López

With more than 9 years of experience principally delivering legal advice on Intellectual property, technology and innovation, privacy rights and telecommunications in private and public sector in Colombia and Europe. Author of articles on Data Protection issues, as well as of a book on IP & Public Health published in France and speaker of the same topics in national universities. Andrea received her JD from the Sabana University and holds a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property and Commercial Law from University of Strasbourg, France at the Centre d’Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI). She also holds a master’s degree in Human Rights protection from Alcala University in Spain.

Educational Background:

University: Strasbourg University (CEIPI)
Program: Intellectual Property and Commerce
Degree: Master in Intellectual Property and Commerce
Year: 2011

University: Alcalá University
Program: Human’s Rights protection
Degree: Master Human’s Rights protection
Year: 2006

University: Universidad de la Sabana
Program: Law
Degree: Attorney
Year: 2004

Law Firm Overview:

Founded in 1934 and with 80 years of experience, Brigard & Urrutia is recognized as a leading law firm in Colombia and one of the most prestigious in Latin America.

We are committed to our clients and we provide them with professional and specialized counseling. We have a multidisciplinary team of more than 140 attorneys in different practice areas of the Business Law. Our lawyers work within the most rigorous ethical principles and the highest standards to reach professional excellence. We also have a management team that is constantly innovating in finding solutions, following best practices in order to give our clients a very pleasant customer experience.

We are known for making a careful selection of the professionals working in our firm because we know that the trust that we get from our clients is very important for us. Therefore, we seek to maintain high standards in all areas of our counseling.

Robert Lewis

Robert Lewis is our exclusively recommended TMT Law expert in China on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Robert directly using the contact details listed above.

Robert is Senior International Counsel of Zhong Lun Law Firm based in Beijing. He was licensed to practice law in California in 1985, and has worked continuously in China since 1993. His practice focuses on in-bound and out-bound cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, with a particular emphasis on M&A, telecoms/IT transactions, and infrastructure projects, as well as clean energy and strategic partnering arrangements generally.

Robert Lewis was the first senior foreign lawyer to join a top Chinese law firm. Prior to joining Zhong Lun in Beijing he served as managing partner of the Beijing office of Lovells – now Hogan Lovells – for nine years and, prior to his stint with Lovells, he was Asia General Counsel for Nortel Networks. He worked in Los Angeles for seven years early in his career, principally with Sidley & Austin.

Firm Overview:

Zhong Lun Law Firm is a multinational law firm headquartered in Beijing, China. It was founded in 1993 as one of the first private law firms approved by the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China.

Javier Marzo Cosculluela

Javier Marzo Cosculluela is our exclusively recommended TMT Law expert in Spain on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Javier directly using the contact details above.

His area of expertise is corporate law. He has participated in a number of M&A, reorganisations and private equity transactions particularly in technology, telecoms and media companies, energy and infrastructure, as well as privatisations and cross-border transactions in the some of the mentioned sectors. He also advises clients on general corporate matters on a regular basis.

In the telecoms and media sector, Javier Marzo has been involved in many of the most relevant and complex transactions that took place in the last years in Spain, including IPOs. He has also wide experience in regulatory and contractual matters where he is recognised in the market as an expert. Javier Marzo advises telecom operators and other clients in start-ups, public tenders, special projects (such as fiber deployment or MVNOs), state aids and other proceedings before the telecommunications and media authorities.

He lectures Communications Law at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE E-1 and E-3) since 2006. He also collaborates with the Centro de Estudios Garrigues within the International Business Law Program and he has lectured Telecommunications and Media Law in different postgraduate programs (Instituto de Empresa, ICADE, Carlos III, CEU, Universidad Europea de Madrid). He has been speaker at seminars and conferences in different institutions.

Javier Marzo Cosculluela is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.