Feb 24, 2016

Edmund Boyo, Co-Head Africa Practice, Clifford Chance LLP joins panel of judges for the Nigerian Legal Awards

We are proud to welcome Mr Edmund Boyo, Co-Head Africa Practice and Partner (Frankfurt) at the global law firm, Clifford Chance LLP as he graciously consents to join the panel of judges for our ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards.

Edmund specialises in structured finance transactions, in particular project finance, asset finance, corporate banking and restructurings. He acts for sponsors and lenders on all aspects of international project financing (including petrochemicals, mining and ports).

Edmund also acts for financial institutions, lessors, lessees, borrowers and arrangers in domestic and cross-border asset finance transactions (including, aircraft, rolling stock and containers). He acts for lenders and borrowers on acquistion finance and secured and unsecured lending. 

Edmund joined Clifford Chance, Frankfurt as a lawyer in 2000. Prior to this time, he was a trainee at Clifford Chance, London (1998) and has been a partner since 2007.  He attended University of Kent at Canterbury where he bagged a BA (Hons) in Law and German (1994) and University of London (LLM (Banking and Finance)), (1995). He Speaks English and German.

Edmund has been a speaker at the annual ESQ Project Finance School since 2012.

In his email accepting our invitation to participate as a judge, Edmund expressed his delight in being a part of what promises to be a very interesting and exciting legal awards in Nigeria.