Nigeria: Technology Media & Telecommunications 2017

We feature 11 leading practitioners who stand out for their exceptional work in the Nigerian telecommunications, media and technology legal market. 

Most Highly Regarded
1. Sumbo Akintola Aluko & Oyebode, Lagos
2. Olufemi Tesilim Sunmonu Femi Sunmonu & Associates/Qais Conrad Laureate, Kano
3. Paul Usoro SAN Paul Usoro & Co, Lagos

ALUKO & OYEBODE leads the research with three impressive practitioners listed in this chapter.
Sumbo Akintola is a prominent figure in the Nigerian TMT market and draws praise for her expert advice on a broad range of sector-related regulatory and corporate matters.
Gbenga Oyebode boasts a world-class corporate practice, and is noted for his outstanding work in the telecoms and media space.
Kofo Dosekun is a widely recognised name in the field. She is highlighted for her strong expertise handling M&A transactions, restructurings and financings in the telecommunications sector.     

Full-service commercial firm AÉLEX achieves two listings this year.
Theophilus Emuwa is a widely respected practitioner renowned for his excellent commercial understanding and expertise.
Dispute resolution specialist Funke Adekoya SAN comes highly recommended for her first-rate work in the TMT sector. 

Olufemi Tesilim Sunmonu at FEMI SUNMONU & ASSOCIATES/QAIS CONRAD LAUREATE wins praise from peers who commend his in-depth knowledge of telecommunications law.  

Paul Usoro SAN of PAUL USORO & CO is a leading name in the telecoms market and enjoys “an incredibly strong reputation” for his work in the area.

At AOC SOLICITORSAkin Onigbinde gains recognition for his well-developed TMT practice and extensive experience handling telecoms-related matters.

JACKSON ETTI & EDU’s Obafemi Agaba is widely regarded as one of the best in the market, particularly when it comes to media and entertainment matters.

PUNUKA ATTORNEYS & SOLICITORS is home to the “excellent” Anthony Idigbe SAN who boasts over 30 years’ experience in the field. He continues to impress sources with his expert handling of large and complex transactions in the telecommunications space.

Jumoke Lambo at UDO UDOMA & BELO-OSAGIE co-leads the firms’ telecommunications team. She is highlighted for her top-tier practice which encompasses regulatory compliance, M&A transactions and foreign investment matters. 

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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