Name   Okhueleigbe Aikpehae

Designation   Senior Partner

Company   Abraham, Thompsons & Co

Country    Nigeria

Okhueleigbe Serves as the Senior Partner of Abraham, Thompsons & Co a commercial practice law firm in Lagos, Nigeria. He started his commercial practice with the law firm of Awokoya, Awokoya & Co, a fully-fledged litigation practice, where he gained experience as a barrister in several commercial dispute representations in the High Court and Court of Appeal, Nigeria. He also served as Head of Chambers in the law firm of M. J. Onigbanjo (SAN) & Co, where he represented the firm in several commercial litigations in almost all the jurisdictions in the Federal Republic of Nigeria and in all the hierarchy of Courts. His experience as a Solicitor was garnered during his time with Associated Attorneys; a non-court practice firm of Solicitors. In Associated Attorneys, he rendered advisory to clients desiring to do business in Nigeria on regulatory government issues as well as being the team lead for advisory on labour and tax matters. With a degree in International Capital Markets and Loans, Okhueleigbe has been able to grow the Firm’s Capital Market and Structured Finance Practice. He focuses his practice on advisory and disputes on Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, general Corporate and Securities Law matters. An active member of the International Bar Association, Law Firm, Banking Law and Securities Law Committees, he serves as the Africa Regional Coordinator of the IBA Mentoring Programme. He remains actively involved in the strategy and operations of his clients business, providing practical solutions and serving as a catalyst for launching, growing and maintaining successful businesses.