White & Case LLP associate Gabriel Onagoruwa (London) won the Nigerian Rising Star (40 under 40) award at the ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards. Onagoruwa was the only lawyer from an international law firm to be presented with the prestigious award.
"Gabriel has shown and continues to show commitment to the Nigerian market and this award is appreciation from his peers for his efforts," said Jason Kerr (London), head of the White & Case Nigeria Interest Group. "We are thrilled that Gabriel is receiving this recognition and congratulate him for this achievement."
Onagoruwa is an associate in the White & Case Project Development and Finance Practice. He represents commercial banks, multilateral lending agencies, export credit agencies, development finance institutions, sponsors and developers on a variety projects and international financings in Africa, especially in Nigeria.