Theophilus Emuwa

Partner
Theophilus Emuwa
Theo's practice is focused on commercial law. He is widely acknowledged as one of Nigeria's leading tax practitioners. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, and was the Vice Chair of the Tax Law Review Committee of the Institute. Deputy Consultant Editor, 'Nigerian Tax Notes'. Contributing Editor, 'Oil & Gas Law and Taxation Review' (published by Sweet & Maxwell, London) and a member, Editorial Board of 'The Trademark Reporter' (published by the International Trademark Association). He has published several articles on taxation and has presented papers at various seminars, workshops and conferences on taxation and other commercial law issues.

He regularly advises on Nigerian companies income and petroleum profits tax issues, corporate structures, shareholder rights and other corporate governance issues and drafted several shareholders and joint venture agreements.

He has provided advice on privatization options and strategies for clients, reviewed business process and procedures for operating in the petroleum sector, led several due diligence reviews and advised on environmental matters and compensation issues after an oil spill.

Education:
B.L., Nigerian Law School
Dip. Law, Polytechnic of Central London
M.S., Imperial College of Science and Technology (Engineering)
B.S., Imperial College of Science and Technology (Engineering)