Soji is head of the Energy & Natural Resources practice group at Aelex. He specialises in energy transactions and advisory work and mainly advises clients on oil and gas, environmental, power and infrastructure, project finance, and company law.
Over 40 years of legal practice have given him considerable experience in the development, supply, transmission and distribution of gas and power, and energy sector restructuring and privatisation issues. He understands the legal, regulatory and policy issues; as well as the commercial, fiscal and environmental aspects of project development.
Soji is the founding president of the Nigerian Environmental Law Society. He is the past chairman of the Energy and Environment sub-committee of the Nigerian Bar Association’s Section on Business Law. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and the International Bar Association (IBA). He has been consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in energy and natural resources by highly respected stables, including Chambers Global and IFLR. Soji graduated from the University of Ife, Nigeria, with honours in 1976 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1977.
Soji is a panellist at the fifth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 14-15 November 2018.