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Managing Partner

Anthony Nwaochei, FBR

Tony is the Managing Partner and heads the Business Advisory Practice Team of The Law Crest LLP. Prior to assuming his role as founding Managing Partner of the Firm, Tony, between 1994 and 1999 was the Company Secretary & General Counsel of Societe Bancaire Merchant Bankers, a Swiss/French owned Banking institution, licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria and over-saw the Human Resources and Corporate Services departments of the Bank as well.

Tony Is a consummate solicitor who regularly advises on Investments; Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Restructuring; Corporate Governance & Regulatory Compliance; Construction & Real Estate; and Business Recovery & Insolvency and in the course of his work over the years has advised on a significant number of complex commercial transactions involving some of the biggest players in the Nigerian economy. Tony is an astute Insolvency & Business Recovery practitioner who is frequently appointed as a liquidator and receiver/manager by leading financial institutions.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Trademarks Association (INTA) and Capital Market Solicitors Association. He is also a Fellow of the Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) on whose Council he sits and is the immediate past Chairman of the Employment & Industrial Relations Committee of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association. Tony is listed in Who's Who Legal (WWL), an international publication of the world's leading lawyers country by country and areas of specialization.