Israel Aye

Israel is a Partner at Commercial and Energy Practice (CANDELP). He is also a Director at Aspen Energy Nigeria (Energy Services and Consulting group). Prior to his current role at CANDELP, he served as Senior Partner, Commercial and Energy at PAL. Before then, Israel worked in-house in Shell, where he, at different times provided hands-on legal advice and support to transactions and projects in the upstream, midstream and downstream aspects of Shell’s businesses in Nigeria. Israel is a highly sought after energy lawyer and widely reputed for providing practical and pragmatic solutions and support to clients based on his extensive legal and commercial knowledge of the Petroleum Industry in Nigeria.

Admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1993, Israel is also a member of the International Bar Association and he holds a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B (Hons) from the University of Jos. Israel is an accredited Mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution U.K. (CEDR) and a Member (Mci.Arb), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K, (Nigerian Chapter).

Awards & Recognitions
Who's who legal
Global and National acclaimed expert in energy and natural resources, 2012 till date
Leading Lawyer, Highly Regarded 2018

Leading Lawyer, Financial and Corporate 2016, 2017

Leading Lawyer, Energy and Infrastructure 2015
Expert guides
Energy Expert Guides 2017 – Leading Lawyer, Energy & Environment

Energy Expert Guides 2016 – Leading Lawyer, Energy
chambers and partners
Chambers and Partners Legal Award – Leading Lawyer, Oil and Gas 2017
Corporate LiveWire’s 2016 Innovation & Excellence Awards – Excellence in Energy & Natural Resources Law (Nigeria)
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