Nigeria: Corporate Tax 2018

In this section, we highlight six top-tier practitioners who stand out as the leading corporate tax specialists in the Nigerian market.

Nduka Ikeyi at Ikeyi & Arifayan is “an exceptional expert in taxation and finance” according to one impressed commentator, who is quick to highlight his “excellent communication and deep analytical skills”. Sources call him a “thoroughly professional” practitioner with “unique expertise”.

At Andersen Tax & Legal, Olaleye Adebiyi is “a strong tax practitioner” who wins high praise from sources for his superb work advising on sophisticated transactions. With more than 30 years’ experience, he is widely regarded as an expert in the field.

Lolade Ososami of Abraham & Co is “fantastic for tax matters” according to peers who commend her extensive experience advising major corporations and state entities on a range of complex mandates.

At Adebiyi Tax & Legal, “top tax litigator” Maxwell Ukpebor is a key name in the Nigerian market thanks to his stellar advocacy skills. Respondents consider him a “knowledgeable and analytical” lawyer known for his expert handling of complex taxation issues.

Theophilus Emuwa at AÉLEX is “a very well-recognised practitioner” in the region, with a wealth of experience advising on tax issues arising out of transactions. He particularly stands out for his brilliant track record assisting companies in the energy sector.

Chukwuka Ikwuazom of Aluko & Oyebode is a “very knowledgeable” practitioner who is well versed in handling the full spectrum of taxation matters. He is also noted for his strength as a litigator.

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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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