Nigeria: Corporate Immigration 2018

Our research into the corporate immigration space sees eight impressive practitioners nominated for their work in the field this year. They excel on a range of matters including citizenship, work permits and compliance matters, with practitioners assisting clients across a broad range of industries.

Templars performs well this year with two individuals recognised for their work in the immigration space.
Olumide Akpata is “great to work with” according to sources who note they would “happily recommend him”. He has an impressive practice which sees him advise on compliance issues, with particular expertise in the energy sector.
Ijeoma Uju has a superb reputation in the Nigerian market and continues to be viewed as a favourite among market commentators. She offers clients a wealth of insight into contract drafting and regulatory concerns.

Jackson Etti & Edu also achieves two nominations this year.
Afolasade Olowe commands great respect from respondents who commend her excellent practice advising both domestic and international clients on a range of immigration-related matters.
Koye Edu is an impressive practitioner who provides specialist advice on corporate immigration relating to regulatory compliance, with a particular understanding of the real estate and hospitality sectors.

Bloomfield Law Practice’s Adekunle Obebe is “brilliant” according to market commentators who describe him as “the foremost lawyer in the field of corporate immigration”. He boasts specialist expertise assisting high-net-worth individuals with matters relating to expatriate work authorisation.

At Famsville Solicitors, Dayo Adu has “in-depth knowledge of the whole immigration regularisation process” and “an ability to solve very difficult immigration issues amicably”. His practice is praised for its “professionalism and responsiveness” offering “great customer service” on matters including expatriate work authorisation.

At Advocaat Law Practice, Adekemi Sijuwade is highly respected by sources who note they would definitely recommend for inclusion in our guide for her impressive work advising clients on a broad range of corporate immigration issues.

Chris Omoruyi & Co’s Chris Omoruyi “has a good practice in the corporate immigration space” according to commentators who praise his extensive expertise on matters such as citizenship.

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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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