Dan Agbor is the firm’s Senior Partner and heads Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s banking & finance, power, private equity, and taxation teams. His corporate advisory practice includes mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and derivatives transactions, debt restructuring, debt to equity conversions and fund establishment.

He has advised on a range of matters including Nigeria’s earliest global depositary receipt programme, its first independent power project, the establishment of its first discount house, Nigeria’s first Eurobond transaction and the structuring of an international debt fund that is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Dan is ranked as an Eminent Practitioner for his Banking & Finance work, and as a Leading Lawyer in the Corporate/M&A sections of the Chambers Global Directory and the Practical Law Review. He is also featured in the International Financial Law Review (Expert Guides), the Practical Law Company “Which Lawyer” Guides, the Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. He is the country representative of the Employment Law Alliance, and a contributor to the International Law Office Energy and Natural Resources Newsletter.

Dan delivers and publishes articles across his practice areas, including papers on banking, secured credit transactions, the Nigerian debt conversion programme, global depositary receipts, foreign investment, international joint venture agreements and guarantees. He chairs and serves on the boards of various companies.

2019-till date Senior Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
1996-2019 Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
1990-1995 Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
1988-1990 Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance, Nigeria InternationalBank Limited (Citibank)
1987-1988 Legal Officer, Nigeria International Bank Limited (Citibank)
1986-1987 Associate, Ajumogobia, Okeke and Oyebode
1980-1981 Lecturer in Political Science, Rivers State College of Education


LL. B, University of Benin


MPA, Political Science University of Calabar


BSc, Political Science University of Calabar




Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association

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