Shurlaw Partners has a team of people strategically networked and holding membership in various domestic and internationally recognized bodies such as the Nigerian Bar Association, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, International Bar Association, to mention but a few. With such network, we are able to liaise and interact with contemporaries and advance the competence of the firm.

Emeka Nwaogu

Emeka is a savvy commercial and insurance legal practitioner, providing strategic and solution-oriented legal services on a broad range of financial-related and insurance transactions. Described by his peers as “admirable on the law”, Emeka has a good capacity to understand complex detail and put it into understandable language”. Emeka started his blossoming career in 2008 with a market-leading energy insurance company (IEI Plc) as an in-house Solicitor where he garnered substantial experience by providing legal advice and directing company policies on a broad range of Insurance transactions.

Emeka is currently the Managing Partner View more

Tokunbo Ajibulu

Tokunbo is a very bright and capable litigator with real tactical intellect and interest in Aviation and Maritime Insurance. He has rendered several administrative services in arbitral proceedings involving Nigeria’s big Insurance firms. Tokunbo’s practice as a proficient litigator has seen him traverse all the hierarchy of Nigerian Courts of Record and not only is he familiar with the arbitration process but a strong believer in mediation whenever it is appropriate. While Tokunbo’s focus is on Marine and Aviation Insurance, Tokunbo has been involved as Counsel to parties in Litigation Cases bordering on core Insurance issues on Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing, Information & Communications Technology and Accident & Health risks. Tokunbo has worked in top commercial law firms such as Pistis Partners and Joseph Nwobike & Co to name but a few. He is an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigeria) and a member of the Professional Negotiators and Mediators.

Tokunbo is currently the Head Partner View more

Patrick Achor

Patrick’s ability to innovate and think on his feet is only rivaled by his enthusiasm and blind devotion to Client’s satisfaction. Patrick is one of a handful of lawyers with a high recommendation for representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. Patrick’s extensive skill set includes Insurance, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Company Secretarial Practice and Civil Litigation, etc. Patrick has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Aberdeen in Oil and Gas Law and is on the journey of acquiring a PhD in Renewable Energy Law in the same University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. Prior to founding Shurlaw Partners, Patrick worked for a commercial top law firm in Lagos where he represented various insurance companies. Patrick is a Solicitor Advocate with rights of audience in all Higher Courts in Nigeria and has been actively involved in transactions worth billions of Naira. Patrick’s matchless capacity to see through commercial deals and unravel complicated transactions has been repeatedly applauded by satisfied Clients, both within and outside the Insurance industry.

Patrick is currently a Silent Partner View more