Tony has been the Managing Partner since the inception of the Firm. Between 1994 and 1999 Tony was the Company Secretary and General Counsel of Societe Bancaire Nigeria Limited (Merchant Bankers) a leading Nigerian Investment Bank which merged with several other legacy banks to form the entity now known as Unity Bank Plc.
In addition to his role as Managing Partner, Tony also heads the Corporate & Commercial Practice Team of the Firm an area in which he has garnered extensive experience. He regularly advises on foreign direct and indirect investments in Nigeria as well as on regulatory compliance.
Anthony Nwaochei is a fellow of the Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association Of Nigeria. BRIPAN is a professional body of business recovery & insolvency practitioners in Nigeria and a member association of INSOL International. Anthony is recognised as a leading insolvency lawyer and has been involved in several complex business recovery and insolvency transactions over the years.
He has been quoted to be “one of Nigeria’s finest insolvency lawyers”. Tony is a consummate solicitor and has been involved in many ground breaking transactions in the following areas:
Banking & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial, Construction and Real Estate, Insolvency, Public Private Partnerships, Employment and Industrial Relations & Capital Markets/Securities.
BL 1993 Nigerian Law School
Bachelors of Law, 1992 University of Benin
Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association
International Trademarks Association (INTA)
Capital Market Solicitors Association; and
Business Recovery Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria
Tony is listed in Who’s Who Legal, an International publication of the world’s leading lawyers by country and areas of specialization.