Ayakpo Marlon

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Highly Experienced Transactional and Compliance Lawyer with a Strong Background in Energy (Oil & Gas), Entertainment, General Business Compliance and Advisory Services.

Summary:Ayakpo Marlon is a Corporate, Energy, Entertainment & Finance (CEEF) Lawyer par excellence, renowned for his comprehensive experience in Entertainment, Oil and Gas, Power, Mining Law Practice, as well as Banking and Finance. His dynamic career spans advising Technip Energies France on Nigeria’s groundbreaking first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, valued at $5 Billion (US) Dollars, and providing integral legal and operational support to the $16 Billion (US) Dollars EGINA Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Vessels’ (FPSO) project, and constantly advising Record Labels on contract review, and negotiation, licensing and clearance, merchandising and branding, royalty dispute resolution, and intellectual property protection. With a solid legal education foundation and my certification as a Master Project Manager (MPM), he brings a unique blend of legal expertise, project management skills, and a deep understanding of commercial transactions to clients. He has excellent extensive in-house counsel experience, providing a deep understanding of shareholder needs to enhance business operations. Ayakpo Marlon’s expertise extends to advising on transactions with a cumulative value of $30 Billion (US) Dollars, showcasing his proficiency in navigating complex corporate and finance landscapes.


Core Educational Qualifications:

  • Institution: International Project Management Academy, California, USA

Certificate Obtained: Master Project Manager (MPM)

  • Institution: Nigerian Law School, Abuja Campus

Certificate Obtained: Barrister-at-Law (BL)

  • Institution: Babcock University, Ogun State

Certificate Obtained Bachelor of Law (LL.B.)

Professional Experience:

Ayakpo Marlon’s multifaceted legal career encompasses a broad spectrum of services, showcasing his versatility and industry knowledge. Few Notable achievements include:

  • Advising Technip Energies France on Nigeria’s first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, demonstrating strategic insight and legal acumen in a project worth $5 Billion (US) Dollars.
  • Provided integral legal and operational support to the $16 Billion (US) Dollars EGINA FPSO project, showcasing a keen understanding of energy and maritime laws.