Centurion Law Group’s Senior Attorney and Business Lead, Oneyka Ojogbo, has been named 2020’s ‘Private Practice Rising Star’ by the African.
Presented by Legal Week, the annual ceremony aims to celebrate Africa’s legal talent and recognize the legal community’s achievements each year through presenting categories such as International Law Firm of the Year, African Law Firm of the Year, General Counsel of the Year and Legal Department of the Year.
“I am honoured to be recognised in this category with the other nominees who are by all account heavy hitters. I am grateful for a firm that really allows one to discover themselves and grow and for the most supportive team ever; they make all things possible. I can only hope to continue the good work that has brought us this far,” said Ojogbo.
Speaking on the award, NJ Ayuk, Chief Executive Officer of Centurion Law Group, said, “We are delighted once again to have one of our attorneys be recognised by the ALA, with a prestigious recognition. While I am not surprised, this is yet another testament to the work Oneyka and her team does on a daily basis, we are extremely proud of Oneyka and I can’t wait to see where she will be in five years.”
Ojogbo is a senior associate attorney at Centurion’s Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria and South Africa offices with significant experience in banking, energy, infrastructure and project financing.
She holds an LL.M. from the Columbia Law School and an LL.B. From the University of Ibadan.