Dr. Tolu Taiwo

Dr. Tolu Taiwo is a Partner engaged in the Energy Practice at Aina Blankson, LP. She has worked on the negotiation and drafting of joint venture agreements in the energy sector. Her expertise is in upstream oil and gas agreements, being able to engage with the diverse range of issues that arise in the course of oil and gas agreements. These include contractual, fiscal and regulatory issues in licences, PSCs, joint ventures, long term gas agreements and decommissioning.

Dr. Taiwo is one of the contributors of the African Legal Support Facility’s (in connection with the African Development Bank) Academy Level 2 Oil & Gas Course Handbook. One of her recent online publications is on decommissioning and residual liabilities, looking at the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on oil and gas companies. She is currently working on a book chapter focused on Unitization agreements.

Awarded her Ph.D in International Oil and Gas Agreements with no corrections from the University of Birmingham, her LLM from the same University was with distinction while she finished her LL.B from University of Coventry with a First Class.