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.

CAREER
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.
QUALIFICATIONS
2015  Middlesex University, London, PG Certificate
2007Nigerian Law School, BL
2006University of Lagos, LL.B
BAR ADMISSIONS
2007  Nigeria
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
Nigerian Bar Association
The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

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