Name: Sam Orji
Firm Name: Ikeyi Shittu & Co.
Country: Nigeria
Expertise: Litigation

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Professional Biography:

Sam Orji is our exclusively recommended Litigation expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Sam directly using the contact details above.

Sam leads Ikeyi Shittu & Co’s Labour practice. He also co-leads the Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice of the firm. He routinely advises employers on issues arising from engagement, discipline or disengagement of employees. He also advises on a wide range of issues arising from the structuring, implementation and or failure of commercial transactions.

Sam has advised on the acquisition and transfer of mineral rights, as well as the setting up of mining operations, in Nigeria. He also assists with structuring and documentation of investment in the solid minerals industry.

He has represented various clients, including state governments, multinational companies and political parties and their candidates, in the prosecution and defence of lawsuits bordering on labour and employment matters, commercial transactions, and election-related matters. He has successfully litigated several high-profile cases before the Nigerian superior courts of record, including the Supreme Court.