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Ejiro Otu

Associate

Ejiro has experience advising on a wide range of domestic and cross-border commercial real estate transactions including property acquisitions and disposals (either by direct asset sales or through corporate vehicles), the establishment of real estate joint venture platforms and major commercial lettings acting for both landlords and tenants.
Ejiro’s experience involves a multitude of asset classes including retail shopping centers, offices, business parks and logistics facilities.

Experience

Representative matters

A multinational telecommunications company on the real estate aspects of its GBP31.4b joint venture with Telefónica to merge Virgin Media and O2’s fixed, broadband and mobile businesses in the UK, together with advising on post-completion separation matters.

A global retail company on the GBP181m sale of its Polish business to Salling Group and additional divestments of its Polish store estate.

A fund managed by a global financial institution on its GBP181.5m purchase of a 166,300 sq. ft. office building in the City of London, together with advising on asset management matters for the building post-acquisition.

A leading regional investment company on the establishment of a 50/50 joint venture investment platform and the associated asset management and investment advisory arrangements with MassMutual and Barings International for investment in logistics assets across France, Germany, the Nordics and the UK.

Qualifications

Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales, 2020

Academic

LLB, Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017

Legal Practice Course, BPP University, 2018

Dubai
Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP (practising in the Emirate of Dubai as “Allen & Overy RLLP” pending the registration completion of the new name with the relevant UAE local authorities) is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC306763.
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.