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Emmanuel Onyeabor

Emmanuel Onyeabor

Emmanuel is an Associate in the tax and commercial disputes resolution practices of B&I, with extensive experience in providing a wide range of tailored tax (and business advisory), transactional support, and commercial disputes resolution services to reputable multinationals and government entities. He regularly combines his legal and basic accounting knowledge to achieve the required blend of law and business necessary for targeted client satisfaction. His core practice areas are tax, finance, risk advisory, employment, competition, and commercial disputes resolution. His tax specialty includes general corporate tax, transfer pricing, transactional tax, private client and wealth management, tax deal advisory, indirect tax, real estate tax, financial services tax, tax controversy and dispute resolution, consumer and industrial markets tax, tax technology and innovation, tax accounting, and people services.

Emmanuel advised a multinational engineering and construction company on the optimal tax structure for its provision of engineering, procurement, construction, and management services to the Federal Government of Nigeria in its three-phased project designed to expand and modernise the Nigerian electricity grid in terms of generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. Emmanuel also advised another multinational engineering and construction company on the optimal tax structure for its participation in the engineering, procurement, and construction deal relating to the execution of Nigeria LNG Ltd.’s Train 7 plant project.

EDUCATION

  • University of Nigeria (LL.B)

  • Nigerian Law School (BL)

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (in view)

  • Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (Certificate in Taxation of High Net-worth Individuals)

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

  • Tax Advisory & Representation

  • Government & Regulatory support services

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Nigerian Bar Association

  • International Bar Association

  • Amnesty International

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (student membership)