Nigeria: Restructuring & Insolvency 2017

In this year’s edition, we recognise nine leading individuals who are recognised for their expertise in the full range of bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency work.

AKINWUNMI & BUSARI achieves two listings in this chapter.
Founder Olatunde Busari SAN is a prominent figure in the Nigerian legal market with an excellent reputation in business recovery and insolvency work.
Fellow name partner Seyi Akinwunmi is a seasoned practitioner in the restructuring and insolvency space. His impressive practice covers both contentious and non-contentious insolvency and he is known for his expertise on corporate recovery and turnaround strategies, as well as debtor and creditor rights issues.

At AÉLEX, two practitioners are singled out for praise.
The “superb” Adedapo Tunde-Olowu handles disputes and regularly advises domestic and international clients on insolvency, receivership and liquidation issues.
Ola Orewale is known for his extensive experience advising a wide range of clients on the full gamut of restructuring and insolvency-related issues including turnarounds, winding-up petitions and bankruptcy matters.

PUNUKA ATTORNEYS & SOLICITORS sees two individuals selected for inclusion in this chapter.
Elizabeth Idigbe is recommended for her strong expertise acting for banking clients in debt recovery matters. She also boasts considerable experience negotiating with both liquidators and creditors.
Anthony Idigbe SAN is highlighted for his longstanding experience advising clients in the telecommunications sector on corporate restructurings and insolvency issues.

SPA AJIBADE & CO’s Babatunde Ajibade SAN is a formidable disputes specialist with a strong track record in insolvency litigation.

Adeniyi Adegbonmire of ALUKO & OYEBODE is a top choice for corporate recovery and insolvency in Nigeria, with clients ranging from multinational corporates to financial institutions.

At THE LAW CREST, managing partner Anthony Nwaochei is a well-known figure in the Nigerian corporate market. He is highly regarded for his work acting for both financial institutions and businesses on complex 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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