Mrs. Christine Sijuwade is an Associate and a core member of the teams that advises several local and international private equity firms in connection with their equity investments in various Nigerian companies including companies in the telecommunications, food and beverage and manufacturing sectors.
She has also advised on international lending transactions including syndicated loans and has been involved in a diverse range of financial and capital markets transactions including private placements and, as part of her asset Management and Collective Investment practice, the establishment of mutual funds. She also advises on issues relating to the Nigerian bond market.
As part of her corporate advisory practice, Christine participates in due diligence reviews, in the course of which she evaluates regulatory compliance practices and credit portfolios to assess the viability of targeted businesses for merger, investment and financing transactions
Christine contributes to the credit and security section of the World Bank's annual Doing Business in Nigeria surveys.
2009 University College London, LL.M (International Business Law)
2006 Nigerian Law School, BL
2005 University Lagos, LL.B
2010 Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2009 Visiting Associate, Denton WildeSapte LLP, London
2007 Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2006 Legal & Compliance Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited
2005 Intern, Olaniwun Ajayi LLP
Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association
Financial Services Lawyers Association