Mojisola Jawando is an associate in the firm’s tax, power and corporate advisory teams. She has been involved in a wide range of general corporate advisory matters including banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions and immigration. She also assists foreign clients with business establishment, regulatory compliance and corporate filings. Mojisola has been engaged in advising various companies in the restructuring of their affairs to avoid insolvency and has conducted legal due diligence for companies set to be acquired.
Specifically, Mojisola was part of the team that advised Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria Limited on the 12.9 billion naira loan facility advanced by the African Development Bank. She was a member of the team advising the preferred bidder in connection with its successful bid to acquire 80 per cent equity interest in a power generation company under the National Integrated Power Project privatisation exercise. She is also part of the team that is currently advising a consortium (of local and international investors) in connection with the construction of a 500MW greenfield power plant to be located at Abia State, Nigeria.
Her corporate advisory experience includes advising local and foreign clients on tax-efficient transaction structures for achieving compliance with local tax laws and regulations. She also advises on a diverse range of issues such as investment structure, debt-financing, restructuring, Islamic finance and corporate taxation.
Mojisola Jawando is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and has received numerous accolades from the institute. She has also received certificates from the World Bank for her contributions to the World Bank’s Women, Business and Law and Benchmarking Public Procurement publications.