Obehi Iyoha is an associate in the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group at Templars. She graduated with a Second Class Upper Division from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and is admitted to practice law in Nigeria.
As part of her role at the firm, Obehi provides invaluable guidance to clients on regulatory compliance across various sectors and offers practical insights into a wide range of legal issues, including data protection, consumer protection, corporate governance, corporate restructuring, as well as general legal advisory. Her role also involves engaging with regulators on behalf of clients and ensuring compliance with extant laws and regulations. Obehi brings valuable expertise in labour and employment law and is well-versed in drafting employment contracts, employee policies, and advising on employment law related issues. She also offers comprehensive company secretarial services to a diverse clientele.
Obehi’s professional affiliations includes membership in the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). She is also an associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC).
A Selection Of Relevant Experience
- Advised Rovingheights Nigeria Limited (the implementing entity of the Nigeria Off-Grid Market Acceleration Program), in connection with the pilot phase of its financing of productive use technologies in the Nigerian power sector.
- Advised Google in connection with the operation of the Google Street View Project in Nigeria, an innovative technology that offers interactive panoramic views from positions along streets, roads, and other locations around the world.
- Advised ABS Limited on health, safety and environmental (“HSE”) compliance requirements and obligations in connection with its operations in the Nigerian maritime industry.
- Advised Axian Telecoms in connection with its acquisition of 80% shareholding in Pan African Towers (the “Target”). Particularly advised on aspects relating to the Target’s employee and company policies.
- Advising African Finance Corporation (“AFC”) on a proposed provision of a senior secured corporate term facility to a company in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
- Advised an asset management company in connection with the acquisition of Nigerian entities in the aviation sector. Particularly advised on regulatory consent requirements and procedures for the transfer of permits and licenses, in view of the acquisition.