Lanre Olaoluwa Matrix

Lanre Olaoluwa

Senior Partner

‘Lanre is an experienced senior legal practitioner with a track record of providing legal advice and representation to both public sector and private business entities. ‘Lanre has taken instructions across several business areas including banking & finance, telecommunications, information technology, hydroelectric power generation, construction & infrastructure projects, international commercial arbitration, and international mergers & acquisitions. Some of his recent headline instructions include:

  • The receivership of a N20Billion+ Eligible Bank Asset (‘EBA’ - comprising of land/cash & Business undertakings) as the court-appointed Receiver/Manager on the application of AMCON—the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria
  • The $1Billion+ Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project in Niger State, Nigeria (Lead Counsel)
  • The Multi-million USD Breach-of-Contract Claim in the UK & Nigerian Courts by the Zungeru Dam Construction Consortium against the Federal Government of Nigeria & China Exim Bank resulting in the Award & payment of $19Million+ (Lead Counsel)
  • The Multi-million USD Breach-of-Contract Claim in International Commercial Arbitration under the ICC & LCIA Rules resulting in a $15Million+ Award & enforcement of Award in the USA under the New York Convention by the Solgas Consortium against the Federal Government of Nigeria (Lead Counsel)
  • The £4Billion+ Sale of Business of PWC Consulting to IBM (Lead Counsel; Matrix -Solicitors were Country Solicitors for PWC)
  • The BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) Project for Lagos State, Nigeria (Lead Counsel; Matrix - Solicitors were Legal Advisers for the 1st Phase of the Project)
  • The drafting of the Nigerian Cybercrime Law (Lead Counsel; Matrix-Solicitors were retained by the office of the NSA - National Security Adviser, Nigeria, & seconded staff to provide in-house legal services)


  • Diploma in Business Administration and Management, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University.
  • B.L, Nigerian Law School
  • LL.B, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University)


  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

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