Yemisi Awonuga


Projects & Infrastructure
Energy & Projects
Oil & Gas

+234 (1) 4611890
+234 (1) 4611290-94
+234 (1) 2703982


Yemisi holds a Master of Science (with distinction) in Energy Studies from the University of Dundee in Scotland and a Master of Laws in Commercial Law from Cardiff Law School in Wales.

She is a widely respected lawyer with expertise in Energy and Infrastructure finance. She is recognised by IFLR1000 Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms and Who’s Who Legal as a leading practitioner with a wealth of knowledge.

Yemisi comes to Templars with a wealth of experience, with over 13 years’ diverse experience advising clients on the bankability of projects with eye on risk evaluation, allocation and proffering mitigation mechanics through contractual documentation. Yemisi combines her commercial experience with her deep understanding of the Nigerian petroleum sector and has, in the last five years focused solely on the petroleum sector advising on integrated oil and gas commercialization projects; crude oil evacuation systems; acquisition of oil and gas assets; structured financing for energy projects; gas project conceptualization studies and regulatory matters. Yemisi has deep knowledge of the regulatory underpinnings of her focal sector.

She also brings along her expertise in advising on complex corporate, project and structured finance projects.


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