Dr. Tolu Taiwio


Dr Taiwo holds a Ph.D in International Oil and Gas Law, following four years of doctoral study as a College of Arts and Law scholar at the University of Birmingham. Her expertise is in upstream oil and gas agreements, being able to engage with the diverse range of issues that arise in the course of oil and gas agreements. These include contractual, fiscal and regulatory issues in licences, PSCs, joint ventures, long term gas agreements and decommissioning.

Additionally, Dr Taiwo is one of the contributors of the African Legal Support Facility’s (in connection with the African Development Bank) Academy Level 2 Oil & Gas Course Handbook. This handbook is used by leaders in National Oil and Gas Companies and other legal professionals in numerous African countries. One of her recent online publications is on decommissioning and residual liabilities, looking at the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on oil and gas companies.