Tobenna is a Partner and heads the Energy, Finance & Major Projects Team of The Law Crest LLP, a full-service commercial law firm in Nigeria. He oversees the firm’s Energy, Finance, Public Private Partnerships, Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions and Urban Regeneration Law practice groups.
A graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, he holds an LLM in Corporate Finance Law from the University of Westminster and is admitted to practice law in Nigeria as well as in England & Wales.
In his over 20 years of active legal practice, 10 of which were spent in England developing an extensive public and private sector practice experience in senior positions with several notable organizations, Tobenna has acted for some of the biggest players in the various segments of the Nigerian and UK economy on several significant transactions. He is described by Who’s Who Legal as an “excellent” lawyer who draws praise for his “wealth of experience” and “great understanding” of the energy sector.
One of Tobenna’s passions is professional and career development which has seen him actively involved in many career development and mentorship-type initiatives. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and Chairman, the Technical Committee on Conference Planning for the 2022 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association. He also served two terms as the Chairman of the Continuing Professional Development Committee of the Lagos Branch of the NBA.
Tobenna will be featuring as the Keynote Speaker at the Legal Business Conference 2022 on the theme, “Regulating Blockchain & FinTech Innovations: Finding the Balance”.
To connect with Tobenna at the Conference, register now at: cutt.ly/LBC2022