Laura Alakija Appointed as Partner in Sterling Partnership

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Laura Alakija Appointed as Partner in Sterling Partnership

  Following a unanimous decision of the board of Partners of Sterling Partnership, Laura Alakija has meritoriously been appointed to the ranks of Partner following six (6) years of her unwavering commitment to the growth of the practice and its business.


Laura specializes in providing legal support to commercial transactions across various industries including energy and natural resources, infrastructure and real estate, hospitality, technology and communication, transportation and project finance.

She also specializes in corporate governance and has led the team in providing company secretarial services, compliance governance, corporate restructuring services and business licensing. A legal practitioner of over ten (10) years, Laura has continually set the bar for efficient and effective service delivery to our discerning clients and is an invaluable member of the team.

She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Derby where she obtained her LLM in Transactional Oil, Gas and Energy Law. She is a member of the International Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association and Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators. In her new role as Partner, Laura will lead the firm’s Commercial Transactions and Corporate Law Group. She will also be involved with establishing some of the firm’s new practice areas and expanding our market reach both locally and internationally.

An honour well deserved, we wish Laura more success in her career.