About Viyon Ojo

Viyon is a transactional lawyer with significant experience advising on a wide range of corporate-commercial mandates. He possesses a commercial nous for solving complex commercial matters with a view to adding value to clients. He graduated in the top 1% of his graduating class at the University and has written and published several articles in peer-reviewed journals in Nigeria.

He has represented diverse clientele of top-tier indigenous, international and multinational clients across key sectors including across the power, oil and gas, telecommunications, technology, real estate and consumer goods in Nigeria.

Viyon is a member of the Business Advisory Practice of the Firm where he regularly advises on all aspects of corporate commercial law for a wide range of multinationals and corporate clients on sector-specific commercial transactions. Viyon’s passions and interests are in the areas of Power, Taxation, Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Policy development.

Education
  • LLB (Hons), Lagos State University
  • BL, Nigerian Law School.
Membership and Professional Associations
  • Nigerian Bar Association
Publications
  • “Disruptive Technology and Fintech Industry in Nigeria: Imperatives for Legal and Policy Responses”, Gravitas Review of Business and Property Law, Vol.9 No.3, September 2018, 44-59.
  • “An Overview of the Nature of Security Interest of a Charge under Nigerian Law” Gravitas Review of Business and Property Law, Vol.11, No.2, June 2020, 33-46.
  • “An Overview of the Legal and Regulatory Framework for Renewable Energy Projects in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects”, Unilag Law Review, Vol.1 No.1, June 2017,22-47.
  • “An Appraisal of the Tax Implications of the Derivative Instruments in Nigeria” The Gravitas Review of Business and Property Law, Vol.8 No.2, June 2017, 126-135.
  • “Share buyback Scheme and Contemporary Tax Treatment: An Overview” Unilag Law Review, Vol.1 No.2, August 2017,49-72.