Adesola “Sola” Olajide Adepetun was appointed to the Board of Directors of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited in April, 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
A legal practitioner by profession, he is a named partner in the prestigious law firm, Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor&Segun, with 30 years’ experience in provision of advisory services to many international companies on foreign investment laws, corporate establishment and accreditation issues, the Nigerian licensing regime and general strategic alliances in the Nigerian oil & gas industry. He also advises on petroleum taxation, industry and general business compliance and commercial matters ancillary to oil & gas corporate activities.
He is a graduate of the University of Lagos and has an LLM from the University of London: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is an Associate Director of the African Institute of Petroleum and a member of both the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association Section on Energy & Natural Resources Law. He was also a member of the Oil & Gas Sector Reform Implementation Committee (“OGIC”) of the National Council of Privatisation.
Sola has been awarded a number of accolades in various international directories including Chambers Global (2002-2005, 2007-2008, 2010-2012) and Euromoney (2007) to name a few.
He is married with children.