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The firm's profile
Established in 1946 by the Late Honourable Justice Chuba Ikpeazu QC, OFR. Ikpeazu Chambers is a firm that has earned a reputation in litigation as well as in Corporate and Commercial practices, with offices at Onitsha and Abuja. The firm has through the years built a reputation for satisfying the expectations of its clients. The philosophy that inspires the firm is the provision of efficient legal services engineered to suit the peculiar needs of each client timeously.
The firm has a staff strength of 29 (Twenty-Nine) lawyers who advise clients in legal fields not limited to Litigation, Commercial Transactions, Telecommunication, Banking, Corporate law, Property law, Arbitration, and legal drafting. Our focused team has many years of experience solving complex legal problems arising in these areas.
We understand that providing our clients with successful advisory services not only requires in-depth legal knowledge of “classical” commercial and corporate law but also expertise in related areas. Each member of our team possesses long-standing experience in one or more of our practice areas. We also take an active part in current jurisprudential discuss and feel quite at home in our national legal environment as well as the international legal environment.
Our Clients justifiably expect us to anticipate their needs and consider their entrepreneurial success at the end of our efforts. Thus, our goal is to apply knowledge and experience in all areas of law governing our areas of expertise and the related areas beyond mere transactional work and to advise and fully support our clients in their tactical and strategic analysis of all legal matters to further their economic goals.
In recognition of our contribution to the jurisprudence of election petition in Nigeria, our leading partner Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu OON, SAN annually delivers lecture at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja on Election Petition since 2016 till date.
Years Of Experience
Over 74 years
Our Client base includes State Governments in Nigeria, Federal and State Government Agencies, Commercial Industries, Real Estate Developers as well as Property Developers, Banks, Public Corporations, Energy Companies, Research Institutes, Industrial enterprises as well as private individuals. Typical Cases we have handled repeatedly in the past can be characterized as follows:
- Representations in litigation and arbitration
- Legal opinion
- Perfection of Titles
- Company and land searches
- Company registrations, pre, and post-incorporation matters
- Debt recovery
- Drafting and vetting commercial contracts
- project financing
- Securities and Exchange Commission filings
- Design of Public-Private Partnerships for Public Infrastructure Projects
- Drafting of general contractor contracts
- Commercial leasing including financial leasing structures
Please note that we are restricted from providing details of the extent of our engagement with our clients due to confidentiality based on Lawyer-Client privilege.