Punuka Attorneys & Solicitors

Nigeria

Address:
Plot 45, Oyibo Adjarho Street
Off Admiralty Way
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Nigeria

+234 1 270 4789

+234 1 270 4790


Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Elizabeth Idigbe
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Quick facts:

Lawyers: 35
Network memberships: LAW, IBA, INTA, INSOL, AIPN, CIArb, ICCN, NBA, BRIPAN, CMSA
Languages: English, Ibo, Hausa, Yoruba, French


A fully integrated and multi-dimensional business law practice, with over 60 years of combined experience providing advisory, dispute resolution and support services to a diversified client base, including individuals, corporate organizations, multinationals and government agencies.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Insolvency and Restructuring:
Anthony Idigbe (SAN).
a.idigbe@punuka.com

Okorie Kalu
o.kalu@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising a manufacturing company on restructuring of its N19 Billion debt
  • Advising a construction company on restructuring of its over N900 Million debt

Real Estate:

Elizabeth Idigbe 
e.idigbe@punuka.com

Iheanacho Dike-Udensi
i.dike-udensi@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Acted for the vendor in a real estate transaction worth N1.9 Billion 
  • Acted for the vendor in a real estate transaction worth N1.2 Billion 

Media:
Elizabeth Idigbe 
e.idigbe@punuka.com

Isioma Idigbe
i.idigbe@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • providing content verification service to a telecoms company to check intellectual property infringement

Banking:
Anthony Idigbe (SAN).
a.idigbe@punuka.com

Okorie Kalu
o.kalu@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising a foremost Bank on judgement sum of over N5.2 Billion
  • Counsel to Govt. regulatory agency on a compensation suit worth about N2 Billion
  • Counsel to a foremost bank on a N76 Million suit relating to excess charges and illegal debits

Insurance:
Elizabeth Idigbe
e.idigbe@punuka.com

Iheanacho Dike-Udensi
i.dike-udensi@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Render legal advisory services on a retainer basis to several foremost insurance companies in Nigeria

Investment Management:

Elizabeth Idigbe
e.idigbe@punuka.com

Ebelechukwu Enedah
e.enedah@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Solicitor to a major Investment Management company in Nigeria
  • Handling litigation related to estate administration matters for a major Investment Management company in Nigeria

Financial services regulatory:
Anthony Idigbe, SAN
a.idigbe@punuka.com 

Tobenna Nnamani
t.nnamani@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Represented a regulatory body in a suit filed by one of Nigeria’s biggest IOC’s and capital market operator

Financial Restructuring:
Okorie Kalu
o.kalu@punuka.com

Peter Edokpayi
p.edokpayi@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Facilitating a loan restructuring transaction which involves various developmental finance institutions
  • Assisted a major construction company to negotiate restructure of several loans from various Banks 

Project Finance:
Elizabeth Idigbe
e.idigbe@punuka.com

Iheanacho Dike-Udensi
i.dike-udensi@punuka.com

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Acting as solicitors to a developer in a PPP Project in Lagos for construction of over twenty thousand affordable homes in Lagos state
  • We act as legal consultants in the development of an industrial estate in Apapa area of Lagos State.

 

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport

9A Freetown Street
Wuse II
Abuja FCT
Nigeria
 
T: +234 08 3540 3030
F: +234 01 2704 790
Einfo@punuka.com
Wwww.punuka.com

7 B.R.O Izegbu Street
G.R.A, Asaba
Delta State
Nigeria

T: +234 08 2224 9927
F: +234 01 2704 790
Einfo@punuka.com
Wwww.punuka.com