Lawrence Fubara Anga

 


  • Project, Infrastructure and Corporate Finance
  • Transportation, Aviation and Maritime
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Foreign Direct Investment, Tax and compliance

Email: lfanga@aelex.com 

Education

BA (Econs. And Pol.Sci.) Yale College, Yale University, USA 1980; BA (Law) Churchill College, Cambridge University, England 1983; MA (Law) Cambridge University, England 1988; BL 1984; College of Law, London, England 2001; BL, Ghana Law School, Accra, Ghana 2001. FCTI; MNIM
 

Bar Admissions

Barrister and Solicitor, Nigeria 1984
Solicitor, England and Wales 2001
Barrister and Solicitor, Ghana 2001
 

Profile

Notary Public of the Supreme Court, Nigeria; Qualified to practice law in three jurisdictions has a strong multi disciplinary background in law, economics, management and fiscal policy. Mr Anga's practice is in banking, finance and insurance, energy, aviation and maritime. He appears as counsel before all courts in Nigeria and has acted as a party appointed arbitrator on several arbitration panels.

Has been involved in project finance, banking and capital markets transactions for several years.Immediate past Chairman-Capital Markets Solicitors Association and Chairman of its Strategy and Remuneration Committee. Invited as a member of the Presidential Policy Advisory Committee where he was a member of the sub committee on finance and investment. He wrote the committee's policy paper on foreign investment and privatization. Contributor to the chapter on Nigeria for the Harvard Securities Project. Chairman of the SMIES policy guidelines review committee.  He advises clients from around the world on foreign direct investment in Nigeria and on related tax issues.

Obtained advanced certification in Project Finance from the CLDP and Eximbank (USA), in venture capital from the Venture Capital Institute - USA and in entrepreneurial development from the United Nations Centre for Transnational Corporations.
 
Mr. Anga represents major state owned and private oil and gas production, marketing and distribution companies in a range of matters. He acted for Dubri Oil in the first marginal field acquisition in Nigeria and advised on acquisition of first IPP at Egbin.
 

Professional Associations

He is an active member of the Section of Energy and Resources Law of the International Bar Association, the Section on Natural Resources and Energy Law of the American Bar Association, the UK Energy Lawyers Group, and the advisory Board of the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law, U. S. A; Chairperson, Aviation Committee Section on Business Law Nigerian Bar Association (2005).