Theophilus Emuwa

Theophilus Emuwa: Attorney with ÆLEX
  • Partner at ÆLEX (35 Attorneys)
  • 7th Floor, Marble House, 1, Kingsway Road, P.O. Box 52901, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
    View Theophilus Emuwa's office location
  • Peer Reviews
    No Reviews
    Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]


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.

Professional Associations

Theo is an active member of the Section of Energy and Resources Law of the International Bar Association, the Section on Natural Resources and Energy Law of the American Bar Association, the UK Energy Lawyers Group, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre, Institute of Intellectual Property Agents, International Trademark Association; Telecommunications Lawyers Association of Nigeria, African Telecommunications Think Tank. He is also a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law, U. S. A. and the Honorary Secretary, Imperial College Alumni Association of Nigeria, Chairperson, Taxation Committee Section on Business Law Nigerian Bar Association (2005).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications
  • Corporate/Commercial

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+234-1-4617321; 4617322; 4617323; 2672032  Phone
+234-1-2692072; 4617092  Fax
University Attended:
Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, London, England, B.Sc. Eng., Mechanical Engineering, ACGI, 1979
Law School Attended:
Polytechnic of Central London, London, England, Dip. Law, 1982; Nigerian Law School, B.L., 1984
Year of First admission:
1983, Barrister, England & Wales; 2000, Barrister and Solicitor, Ghana; 1984, Barrister and Solicitor, Nigeria 1984
English and Ibo

Peer Reviews

This lawyer does not have peer reviews.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Client Reviews

This attorney does not have client reviews.

Documents ({{amountArticles}})

Documents by this lawyer on
Other documents: ,

Lagos, Nigeria

  • Lagos, Nigeria
    7th Floor, Marble House , 1, Kingsway Road , P.O. Box 52901, Ikoyi

    +234-1-4617321; 4617322; 4617323; 2672032 Phone

    Get Directions

Contact Theophilus Emuwa

Required Fields

Required Fields

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.