Centurion Legislation Group Chief Government Officer (CEO) NJ Ayuk to Step Down as CEO, Zion Adeoye to turn into CEO and Managing Companion of the Agency

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After greater than a decade working one among Africa’s most influential regulation corporations, protecting all points of the oil and pure fuel sector, NJ Ayuk has introduced that he is not going to make one other long-term dedication to Centurion Legislation Group and can step down.

“I’m happy with my work as Centurion’s CEO – we now have been capable of construct a historic relationship with African governments, oil and fuel entrepreneurs and worldwide vitality corporations working in Africa. We’ve employed, educated and developed extra African attorneys than some other regulation agency in Africa. We grew to become the primary African regulation agency to be listed on the German Inventory Alternate and have spearheaded an audacious, on-demand authorized service enterprise mannequin in Africa,” said Mr. Ayuk.

“I’ve fought the nice struggle, I’ve run the race and I’ve saved the religion. I imagine it’s time to go the torch to the following technology that may take the agency to the following degree, and I’ve full confidence that Zion Adeoye and his group will have the ability to obtain this. It additionally grants me much-needed time to concentrate on my household, the work of the African Vitality Chamber and different entrepreneurial ventures and causes through which I imagine,” he concluded.

Mr. Ayuk has been named one among world’s prime vitality attorneys by Who’s Who Authorized, one among prime 10 most influential Africans by Forbes, and one of many prime 100 personalities reworking Africa by French journal, Monetary Afrik.

Zion Adeoye will likely be appointed as CEO of Centurion Legislation Group, after serving as Managing Director beneath Mr. Ayuk for a few years. Mr. Adeoye holds an LLB from Nigeria’s College of Ibadan, an LLM from Columbia College within the Metropolis of New York and an MBA from the College of Dundee, Scotland.

“Mr. Ayuk’s work in constructing one of many most interesting regulation corporations in Africa, in addition to his means to serve shoppers, remedy disputes and shut advanced transactions, can’t go unnoticed. All the workers and shoppers of this agency can’t thank Mr. Ayuk sufficient for his management and dedication,” he said.

“Working with Mr. Ayuk, our group has completed what few gave us the prospect – vital authorized and public coverage victories throughout Africa, deal after deal for entrepreneurs, successful robust authorized instances in advanced jurisdictions whereas imposing the rule of regulation, opening new markets and instilling in Africans the assumption that African attorneys can do nice issues,” concluded Mr. Adeoye.

Throughout his time at Centurion, Mr. Adeoye has demonstrated a relentless pursuit of excellence and made excellent contributions to the agency’s progress. As a seasoned lawyer with in depth expertise in vitality regulation, he has performed a pivotal function in securing favorable outcomes for shoppers throughout the continent.

Mr. Adeoye is a member of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation and the Affiliation of Impartial Petroleum Negotiators. Earlier than becoming a member of Centurion in 2017, he served in numerous roles on the Nigerian Petroleum Improvement Firm Restricted, KPMG Nigeria, Terra Cotta Authorized, Olaniwun Ajayi LP, Templars Legislation and Transnational Vitality Group, and has been instrumental within the reform of oil and fuel laws throughout a number of African markets.

Mr. Adeoye was moreover awarded an ESQ 40 beneath 40 Lawyer Award on the Nigerian Rising Stars Awards for shaping the way forward for the authorized career within the nation.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of African Vitality Chamber.

About Centurion Legislation Group:
Centurion (www.CenturionLG.com) is a number one pan-African authorized and vitality advisory group with in depth expertise within the oil and fuel sector. The group gives outsourced authorized illustration and covers a full suite of follow areas for its shoppers, together with arbitration and industrial litigation, company regulation, tax and anti-corruption advisory and contract negotiation. Centurion makes a speciality of aiding shoppers which are beginning or rising a enterprise in Africa with places of work and Associates in Ghana, Cameroon, Canada, Germany, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, South Sudan, Nigeria, Gabon, Angola and Senegal.


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