He proceeded to study law at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Bachelor of Laws) degree in 1979, and he was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1980. He went on to obtain Master of Laws (Master of Laws) degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1982.
Worked at Aluko & Oyebode (Lagos) specializing in General Commercial Practice, Company and Commercial Law, Banking and Insurance, Trademarks and Patents, Civil Litigation, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, Oil and Gas Law, Taxation, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Arbitration, Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Appellate Practice, Work Permits, Labour and Employment, Admiralty and Maritime. Admitted to the bar, 1980, Nigeria. 1983, New New York
Work: Associated with White and Case, 14 Wall Street, New York, 1982-1983 and Gulf Oil Company, Lagos and Houston, 1983-1985.
Partner in Ajumogobia, Okeke, Oyebode & Aluko (Barristers, Solicitors and Notaries), 1985-1992.
Managing Partner, Aluko & Oyebode (Barristers, Solicitors and Trademark Agents), 1993. Author: "Governmental Regulatory Approval Process in Nigeria on Acquisition and Disposals of Oil Producing Properties" (paper delivered at the International Bar Association, Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law Seminar, The Netherlands, April 22-27, 1990).
"Project Financing in the Nigerian Petroleum Industry-The Oso Condensate Project" (paper delivered at the International Bar Association 23rd Biannual Conference, September 19-23, 1990). Member: Nigerian, American and International (Member, Energy and Natural Resources Law Section) Bar Associations.
American Society of International Law.
ALUKO & OYEBODE is a Lagos based law firm providing a comprehensive range of specialist legal services for Nigeria"s changing business needs. The firm evolved from the nucleus of a previously existing Lagos law firm established in 1983 and ranks among one of the largest integrated law firms in Nigeria with eighteen full time lawyers. In addition to the firm"s main office which are situated at Number.
35 Moloney Street, Lagos, Lagos State, the firm also has other offices at Number.
12, Isaac Boro Street, Old G.R.A., Portuguese Harcourt, Rivers State, and Number. 150 Regent Street, London, United Kingdom.
He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.