Tare Olorogun


Tare Olorogun



Tare heads the Firms’ Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Practice Group. Tare was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2013 and obtained her Master’s degree in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Tare’s qualifications and experience in the banking, finance, Oil and Gas and fintech industry have greatly impacted her ability to advise on various transactions in the financial space as well as draft and negotiate commercial agreements.

Beyond Finance, Tare’s expertise includes Oil and Gas, Crude Disputes, Corporate Commercial, and ICT practice. Her portfolio of clients includes banks, financial institutions, indigenous and multinational oil and gas companies, payment service providers, identity verification companies, regulators, consulting firms, etc.

Tare has provided legal and transaction advisory services to clients across diverse practice areas. Some transactions she has advised on include:

  • Team Member- Advised and negotiated a Gas Revenue Sharing Agreement between the National Oil Company and Multinational corporations.
  • Team Member- Advised on the settlement of crude disputes and well as disputes in the fiscal regime in several Production Sharing Contracts.
  • Team Member- Negotiating and drafting a Gas Sale and Aggregation Agreement between the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria (GACN) and an Aluminum Smelting Company.
  • Team Lead- Advised on the $1,000,000 Series Seed Preferred Stock financing transaction between a Nigerian Technology verification company in Nigeria with its parent company situate in Delaware, the US, and a US venture capital investment company. 
  • Team Member- Advising the Debt Management Office on the N3,400,000,000,000 (Three Trillion, Four Hundred Billion Naira) Promissory Notes Issuance Programme for the settlement of legacy debts by the Federal Government of Nigeria. 
  • Team Member- Reviewed loan and security documentation for a commercial bank to identify the various risks in the banks’ documents as currently drafted.
  • Team Member- Acting as an external solicitor to a leading Payments Solutions Service Provider in Nigeria that provides payment infrastructures that connects the relevant actors within the payments value-chains such as the Banks and other Financial Institutions, Mobile Network Operators, Government Institutions, Merchants, and End-Users

Tare also writes academic articles published on national and international platforms. Some articles she has authored/co-authored include:

  • Constrained budget compels ingenious financing options for infrastructure development.
  • CBN regulations holding back the growth of FinTech in Nigeria?
  • Exploring new opportunities for Nigerian Businesses through Factoring.
  • COVID-19 and the promise of a robust broadband penetration- Lessons for a modern Nigeria workforce.
  • Access to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) N50 Billion targeted credit facility-An overview.
  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on loan agreements.
  • Highlight key changes in the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2020.
  • Review of Central Bank’s Operational Guidelines on Global Standing Instructions.
  • Does the CBN override the FCCPC in protecting consumers of financial services?
  • E-invoicing: An attempt to circumvent sharp practices.