JOSEPH EIMUNJEZE

PARTNER

Joseph Eimunjeze is a Partner in the firm’s banking and finance, corporate advisory and tax teams. His specialisations also include mergers and acquisitions, insolvency and corporate restructuring, foreign investments and banking regulatory compliance.

Joseph has advised various clients on various finance and project finance matters and on derivatives, foreign investments, securities (equity and debt) and foreign exchange restrictions. Joseph was part of the team that advised various joint lead managers in connection with the establishment of the Global Medium Term Notes Programmes and issuance of Eurobonds and sovereign bonds. He has worked on various tender offers. He has also advised on a number of facilities advanced to Nigerian banks and other corporates. He was a key member of the firm’s teams that advised on the establishment of the Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund through the enactment of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (Establishment) Act, No. 1 of 2011.

His corporate advisory experience includes advising local and foreign clients on a diverse range of issues such as investment structure, debt-financing, restructuring, Islamic banking and finance, corporate taxation, petroleum taxation and the restructuring of petroleum sector operations. He also helps to devise tax-efficient transaction structures for achieving compliance with local tax laws and regulations.

Joseph is a chartered tax practitioner and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

2019Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2017Managing Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2014Senior Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2008  Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
2008 Associate, Ahonaruogho, Ahonaruogho & Co.
2007Counsel, Abugu & Co. Solicitors
2006  Intern, Awokoya, Awokoya & Co.

2015  Middlesex University, London, PG Certificate
2007Nigerian Law School, BL
2006University of Lagos, LL.B

2007  Nigeria

Nigerian Bar Association
The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

Chambers and Partners – Banking Regulation 2023

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IFLR Africa Market Makers Report

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UUBO is pleased to have contributed the Nigerian chapter of the 2022 edition of the IFLR Africa Market Makers report, authored by partners Jumoke Lambo, Folake Elias-Adebowale, Yinka Edu, Ozofu Olatunde Ogiemudia, Nicholas Okafor, Adeola Sunmola, Joseph Odianosen Eimunjeze and Onyinye Okafor. The report highlights and offer perspectives on trends, developments and key regulatory and […]

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Chambers Fintech Global Practice Guide

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Key trends and developments in the Fintech Sector have been identified and analysed by the UUBO Fintech team in an article published in the latest edition of the Chambers Fintech Global Practice Guide. The publication is a great resource for practitioners and investors in the ecosystem and highlights recent regulatory developments – including regulatory sandboxes, as […]

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April 16, 2019

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