Nigeria: Corporate Tax 2017

In this chapter, we identify five of the country’s leading corporate tax lawyers. The featured lawyers regularly advise on issues of taxation for corporations and commercial entities including transactions, restructuring and contentious and non-contentious work.

ANDERSEN TAX is home to two of the country’s premier tax advisers.
Founder Olaleye  Adebiyi is a key player in the Nigerian market with over 27 years’ experience advising major domestic and international clients on a range of tax issues. He is particularly adept when handling tax planning and transactional issues for multinational oil and gas clients.
Head of the litigation and dispute resolution department Maxwell Ukpebor is known for his broad practice which spans disputes, transactional-related advice and tax planning for domestic and non-resident clients.

ABRAHAM & CO’s managing partner Lolade Ososami is a seasoned practitioner with a distinguished tax practice. Her expertise ranges from advising on the tax implications of contracts and projects in the oil and gas industry, to advising on tax issues involved in domestic and cross-border transactions.

At AÉLEX, managing partner Theophilus Emuwa stands out as one of the principal tax practitioners in the country. He is known for his extensive expertise on income and indirect taxation, as well as tax disputes.

Chukwuka Ikwuazom of ALUKO & OYEBODE is highlighted for his significant experience advising on transactional-related tax issues and disputes.

Back to top

Follow us on LinkedIn

News & Features

Community News



Pro Bono

Corporate Counsel

Women in Law

Future Leaders

Research Reports

Practice Areas


The Who's Who Legal 100


Special Reports



About Us

Research Schedule

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

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.

Copyright © 2018 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. |

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910 |

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK