Oniyangi Abdulrazaq Agboola

  • Senior Partner
  • Admitted to the Nigeria Bar in 1982

Education:

  • Nigerian Law School, Lagos B.L 1981 – 1982
  • Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria LL.B (Hons)          1978 – 1981

Employment Record:

  • Wali-Uwais & Co. (2015 till date)
  • Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company Limited (2011 – 2015)                                
  • Abuja Investments Company Limited (AICL), Abuja (2009 – 2011)
  • Abuja Investments Company Limited, Abuja. (2006 – 2009)
  • Abuja Investment and Property Development Co. Ltd. Abuja (2004 – 2006)
  • Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Abuja (2000-2004)
  • Akanbi Oniyangi & Co. (Legal Practitioners), (1987 – 1992)
  • Sokoto State Ministry of Justice (1982 – 1983)

Activities:

  • Member/Secretary, Competition and Anti-Trust Reform Committee of the National Council on Privatization (NCP) (2001 – 2003);
  • Member, Legal/Regulatory Sub-Committee of the Electric Power Sector Reform Implementation Committee (EPIC) (2001 – 2003);
  • Member, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Power Sector Reform Team (2001 – 2003);
  • Member, Industry and Manufacturing Sector Team of the BPE (2000 – 2001);
  • Member, Federal Government Negotiating Team for the Development Credit Agreement (Privatization Support Project) at the World Bank, Washington DC (April 2001) and
  • Member, Legal/Regulatory Sub-committee of the Telecom Sector Steering Committee (2000 – 2002).

Core Practice Areas:

  • Restructuring, Compliance
  • Legal Advice, Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation & Corporate Practice
  • Constitutional Law
  • Competition  & Anti Trust
  • Banking & Insurance Law
  • Privatization
  • Human Rights Law
  • Public Interest Litigation
  • Justice Sector Reform
  • Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers & Acquisition
  • Legislative Drafting
  • International Business Law
  • Family Law
  • Islamic Banking
  • Capital Market Operations

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
  • International Bar Association

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Yoruba
  • Hausa

Email: abdularazaq@wali-uwais.com.