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Chinyerugo Ugoji

Chinyerugo Ugoji

Partner

Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Taxation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Tax Group
Member

AELEX
Nigeria

Profile
Chinyerugo is a Partner in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial and Corporate Tax Practice Groups.
He has considerable experience advising on M & A transactions. He recently acted for a holding company in a merger by way of external restructuring with four of its subsidiaries. He was part of the team that advised a beverage company on its US$ 300 million acquisition of a minority stake in another beverage company.
He recently led the team that advised an investment company on its partial divestment from one of Nigeria’s leading switching and payments companies. He regularly advises on the taxation of upstream activity in the Nigerian oil & gas sector and has advised extensively on the taxation of Production Sharing Contracts. He is part of the team that advised a number of PSC Contractors-consortiums on various disputes with the Nigerian national oil company arising out of the operation of onshore, shallow and deep offshore PSCs. He has advised on the application and proposed fiscal regimes for the domestic gas sector in Nigeria and on the effects of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill.
He advises foreign clients on tax and exchange control issues which impact inward investment, repatriation of profits and capital, the operation of employee stock participation plans and other employee benefit schemes.

Bar Admissions

Nigeria

Education

LL.B University of Lagos 2004
Areas of Practice

Corporate and Commercial | Energy and Natural Resources | Taxation

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    Member, Nigerian Bar Association

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