Templars Managing Partner, Oghogho Akpata has been ranked as a Senior Statesperson in the recently released 2021 edition of leading international directory, Chambers Global.

Senior Statespeople is a special category above the Band 1 ranking for highly respected lawyers who may no longer do transactional work with the same intensity but who, by virtue of their reputation, expertise, experience and leadership, remain pivotal and relevant to the success of the practice.

He is one of only two lawyers ranked as Senior Statespeople in Nigeria.

In the summary he is described as ‘the doyen of the energy practice area’.

In previous editions, he has been described as ‘a highly regarded figure in the market …who has an incredibly deep knowledge of the Nigerian power and energy industries’ while peers recognise him as ‘a leading name’.

Congratulations to our Managing Partner on this recognition.