Paul Erokoro & Co
LEGAL PRACTITIONERS & ARBITRATOR
PAUL EROKORO, SAN
PAUL EROKORO, SAN was called to the Nigerian Bar in July 1978 and has since been engaged in full time law practice, except for 2 brief periods, when he was Deputy Company Secretary/Legal Adviser to Guinness Nigeria Limited (1985-86) and when he served as a Commissioner in the Cross River State Government (1987-90).
He started his practice in the Ministry of Justice, Lagos State, during his National Youth Service and achieved distinction as an effective prosecutor who helped secure some convictions. In 1979 he joined the law firm of Kanu G. Agabi & Associates. In 1984 he set up his own firm, Paul Erokoro & Co. under which he has continued to practice.
Christopher Okwudili Anozie graduated from the prestigious University of Nigeria, (Enugu Campus) in 1997. He did his National Youth Service in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State in 1998 before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja in 1999. He was called to Nigerian Bar in 2000. He joined the Law Firm of Paul Erokoro & Co. in 2002. His areas of interest incude General Litigation, International Law and Constitutional Law. He is a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Nigeria Bar Association.
CANICE NKPE is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2000 and has been engaged in full time Law Practice. He began his Law Practice in the Law Firm of Kanu Agabi & Associates and was the Legal Adviser to Obudu Local Government Council of Cross River State. His Areas of practice includes: Constitutional Law, Election Petition, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Financial and Monetary Regulations and Policies among others.
MICHAEL AJARA is a graduate of the University of Calabar and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006. He began his earlier practice as a Legal Officer at Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State. He has been with the firm since 2006 and has a wealth of experience in litigation, Corporate Practice, Legal Research, Property law, Election Petitions and Mediation. He obtained an LLM from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.
Membership: Nigerian Bar Association; International Bar Association
Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators
Ifeyinwa Okoye graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in 2005 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006. She served with the Ministry of Justice Katsina and joined the law firm of Paul Erokoro & Co. in 2008. She obtained a Master’s Degree in law at University of London, specializing in International Investment Law. Her areas of interest are Corporate Law, International Law, Criminal and Civil litigation.
BARBARA OMOSUN joined the law firm of Paul Erokoro & Co. in 2008. She has been exposed to the general practice of law and has considerable experience in litigation, Arbitration, Immigration law, Family law and Election petitions. She is an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association and has served the association in various capacities. She is currently the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Forum. She obtained her L.L.B from Ambrose Ali University in 2006 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008.
Membership: International Bar Association; Institute of Chartered Arbitrators UK; Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators
Odey Kingsley Odey joined the firm of Paul Erokoro & Co., in 2009. He graduated from University of Calabar in 2006 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008. His areas of expertise includes: Litigation, Corporate Practice, Election Petitions, Property law, Real Estate Consultancy and Business Management Consultancy.
Qualification: LLB, B.L, PGD (Business Admin/Mgt)
Patrick Abang was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008 and has since been engaged in full time law practice. He joined the law firm of Paul Erokoro & Co. in 2010. He is experienced in Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Criminal Litigation, Oil and Gas/Environmental Law.
Okonache Ogar was called to the Nigerian Bar in November, 2009 and has since been engaged in full time law practice. He started his practice in Katsina State while lecturing at Yusuf Usman Bala College of Legal and General Studies, Daura. He joined the law firm of Paul Erokoro & Co in 2010. He obtained an LLM in International Business Law and Commercial Contracting in 2013 in England. He has considerable wealth of experience in Litigation and Arbitration, Commercial and Corporate law practice, Competition/Antitrust Law, Energy Law, Cyber Law, Global Finance and Intellectual Property law practice.
ERIC EBEK EKERE
Eric Ekere commenced his legal career at the Ministry of Justice Gombe State as a Legal Assistant in July 2011. His joined the Law Firm of Paul Erokoro & Co. in October 2011. His experience in Criminal Litigation, Civil Litigation, Corporate Governance, Legal Research, Legal Advice, Legal Drafting and Election Petitions. Commenced his legal career at the Ministry of Justice Gombe State as a Legal Assistant in July 2011. He joined the Law Firm of Paul Erokoro & Co. in October 2011. His areas of expertise are Criminal and Civil Litigation, Corporate Governance, Legal Research, Legal Drafting and Election Petitions.
CHINONSO TANSI ANOZIE obtained his Bachelor of laws (LL.B) from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2010. He attended Nigerian Law School and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2011. He joined the firm of Paul Erokoro & Co in 2011 as an associate. His active legal practice has taken him through Child rights law and extends to Trade and Investment law, Corporate Commercial Law practice, Energy and Natural resources law. He has also gathered experience in Aviation Law and Employment law practice. His ability to work under pressure while producing excellent results is not in doubt. His hobbies include reading, travelling, and writing. He speaks English, Igbo fluently and intermediate French.
A law graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State, Faith was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2014 and joined Paul Erokoro and Co in the same year. Her areas of interest are Energy and Environmental Law, litigation and Corporate Practice. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
Paul Erokoro & Co works with clients in a broad range of industries to simplify legal complexities and develop sound strategies aimed at managing risk and fostering business growth & productivity.
At the Law Offices of Paul Erokoro & Co, we are focused on improving the lives and businesses of our clients. The attorneys at the firm have successfully handled complex legal representation and emerged successful.
Our lawyers are experts in specific practice areas. This enables us to understand our clients’ objectives better and to deliver legal solutions to achieve them even in the largest and most complex transactions.
We meet and exceeds the needs of international and locally established clients. Our structured approach to both the relationship with our clients, as well as to our internal processes, provides a measurable benefit to our clients.
HEAD OFFICE OF PAUL EROKORO & CO
3rd Floor, Wema Bank Building, Plot 464 Constitution Avenue, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria
Tel/Fax: +234-9-2732568, +234-9-7809497
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