Kate I Onianwa

Kate I. Onianwa

Senior Associate
Mail: konianwa@ajumogobiaokeke.com

Profile

Mrs. Onianwa is a member of the Corporate & Commercial and Aircraft & Aviation Departments. She specialises in company secretarial, legal, regulatory, corporate governance matters and aircraft/aviation transactions. She advises clients on FDIs into Nigeria and on equity participation transactions. She advised on the merger of five rubber plantations which created the largest rubber plantation company in Nigeria. She also was involved in the acquisition of three Nigerian telecommunications companies by a foreign company, creating in the process the largest Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) telecommunications company in Nigeria.

Mrs. Onianwa acted for one of Nigeria’s largest financial institutions in respect of the acquisition of shares held by a majority shareholder in one of the banks in Nigeria. She was also member of the the team that advised a State Government on the issuance of a 50 Billion Naira bond for the development of several infrastructures in the State.

Education

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Enugu Campus) L.L.B, 2004.

Nigerian Law School, Lagos (B.L), 2005

Work Experience

Joined the firm as a Youth Corper in March 2006

Associations

Nigerian Bar Association.

International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA);

Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigerian Branch)

Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.