AELEX Welcomes Two New Partners to Firm

February, 2020 - Nigeria

AELEX is delighted to announce the admission of Ngozi Efobi and Perenami Momodu into its partnership, bringing the number of its partners to 11. The promotion of these new partners, both drawn from the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice, is in keeping with AELEX’s commitment to expanding opportunities for its people and providing first-rate representation for its clients.

Ngozi has over 11 years of experience in Dispute Resolution (Litigation, Commercial Arbitration and Mediation) and Project Finance, Company Secretarial and Regulatory Compliance. She successfully represented a Nigerian oil concern with major offshore shareholding in two rounds of multi-party arbitrations involving several other IOCs. she has been recognised by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) as a Rising Star.

Perenami has over 10 years of broad-based expertise in Dispute Resolution (Litigation and Commercial Arbitration), Insolvency, Energy, Agriculture and Labour Law. She is currently leading the team handling a portfolio of matters arising out of the privatisation & bid process, ownership and title of one of Nigeria’s major enterprises. Clients have described her as an experienced negotiator and an “out of the box” thinker.

Commenting on their promotion, AELEX’s Managing Partner, Theophilus Emuwa states, “I am proud to welcome Ngozi and Perenami into the firm’s partnership. Over the years, their expertise, diligence and commitment to delivering excellent client service have contributed immensely to the firm’s success. I am positive that they will continue to embody the values that AELEX stands for and wish them the very best as they take on their new roles.”

AELEX was established in 2004 through the merger of four leading commercial law firms in Nigeria, creating one of the largest most diversified law practices in West Africa. AELEX is a full service commercial and litigation firm with 9 partners and over 60 Associates, with offices across West Africa – Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Accra. Its lawyers are qualified to practice in Ghana, Nigeria, New York, Texas and England and Wales.