Dr. Anthony Ikemefuna Idigbe is the Senior Partner at PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors. He is also involved with consultancy, business, and human capital development through its Canadian affiliate, PUNUKA Consulting Inc. Anthony Idigbe obtained his PhD at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University Toronto Canada, with research on norm life cycle theory with interest in UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency and the role of non-state entities in emergence, cascade and internalization of global norms.
He holds a GPLLM post graduate degree from University of Toronto 2015, an LLM from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland 2012 and many other degrees. He was licensed to practice as a lawyer in Ontario, Canada in June 2016 and Nigeria in 1983. He was elevated to Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) (local equivalent of QC) in July 2000 and appointed Notary Public in 1989
Anthony is a member of the Board of Trustees of Canadian Association of Nigerian Lawyers (CANL). He is the Chairman of Punuka Foundation, the CSR arm of the law firm and a visiting professor at Christopher University, Mowe. He writes and consults on foreign law and investment in Africa helping companies to navigate both legal, social and cultural challenges of doing business in Africa. His consulting firm is Punuka Consulting Inc based in Toronto, Ontario and affiliated with a family owned law firm, Punuka Attorneys & Solicitors based in Lagos Nigeria with over 40 lawyers.
He is the author of many law practice related articles and books. His current interest is in norms as socially constructed shared beliefs and values which affect not just behavior but laws and legal regimes.
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