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About Tobenna Nnamani
Tobenna is a seasoned legal practitioner with over 9 years’ experience and a Partner at PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors (established in 1947). He is one of the five Fellows of INSOL International from Nigeria.
He has advised clients on several complex transactions and has represented major companies and institutions in the Courts of Nigeria. He has also advised several companies on the principles of corporate governance in Nigeria. He has been involved in many settlement briefs such as the Kano Trovan Clinical Trial Cases and serves as local Coordinator to the Attorneys’ General Alliance where they train Attorneys, Judges, Legislators, Regulators, and the public on several issues bothering on rule of law. He also has experience in insolvency and restructuring, and has restructured several facilities over N30,000,000,000 (Thirty Billion Naira). He was constituted as a member of the drafting committee that drafted and reviewed the Investment and Securities Bill and Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill (now Act). He was recognized with an award from the Securities & Exchange Commission for the role he plays in building the Capital Market of Nigeria.
Tobenna attended King’s College Lagos and graduated from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State. He was admitted and enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2013. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK; member of Insolvency International (INSOL), the Nigerian Bar Association, Section of Business Law, and International Bar Association where he currently serves as an officer of the Mining Law Committee. He is a facilitator at Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioner Association of Nigeria and has trained several professionals on the principles of local and international insolvency. He is currently the Publicity Secretary of Capital Market Solicitors Association.