Restructuring and Insolvency

Prime Chambers is recognized as a top Corporate Restructuring Law firm in Warri, Nigeria. Our corporate restructuring team consists of highly intellectual and dynamic lawyers who continually demonstrate unparalleled audacity in thinking outside the box to achieve clients’ transaction objectives.

Constant out of the box thinking has led to Prime Chambers to being the firm of choice for complex and complicated pioneer restructuring transactions. Our Corporate Restructuring Practice, particularly in relation to schemes of arrangements frequently assists regulators to identify and focus on areas of the existing framework which require improvement.

Overcoming debt is difficult even in the best of times. In a crisis, our restructuring and insolvency lawyers create and execute coordinated cross-border solutions with a speed and ease few can match. Using a holistic approach, we draw on local and multidisciplinary skills to provide advice on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency, as well as critical tax, employment and corporate issues.

For decades we have helped clients address financial difficulties in debt crises. Our lawyers have represented creditors, corporate debtors and investors in some of the largest and most complex international restructurings and insolvencies. We also facilitate turnarounds and settlements, help raise capital to prevent costly defaults, and assist in disposing of or acquiring assets to protect and preserve value. Although disputes are inevitable, our track record in resolving them is among the world’s best.

Practice Highlights

  • Spin-offs and Disposition
  • Debt to equity swaps
  • Securitizations
  • Rescheduling of debts
  • Demergers and reorganisations
  • All forms of corporate and capital restructurings

Key Contacts

Elohor Feliz Obodo, Esq.


Udochi, Ufuoma Ekakitie (Mrs)


Francis Avbenagha, Esq.

Head Attorney

John Smart, Esq.