Izuchukwu Ubadinma

Izuchukwu Ubadinma is our exclusively recommended Transaction Law expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Izuchukwu directly using the contact details listed above.

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Our practice areas encompass the full range of corporate and commercial legal services, finance and capital markets, real sector advisory, real estate and construction, infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, business incubation and corporate services, derivatives, private equity and commodities.

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The economy has become the largest in Africa and is highly dependent on revenue from oil and gas – being the one of the largest producers of crude oil globally.

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Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, sprawls inland from the Gulf of Guinea across Lagos Lagoon. Victoria Island, the financial centre of the metropolis, is known for its beach resorts, boutiques and nightlife. To the north, Lagos Island is home to the National Museum Lagos, displaying cultural artefacts and craftworks. Nearby is Freedom Park, once a colonial-era prison and now a major venue for concerts and public events.

Noureddine Ferchiou

By providing exceptional legal skills for more than 30 years, Noureddine Ferchiou, has guided Tunisia’s most successful businesses. He has lead out scale transactions and has built a reputation for finding innovative and successful solutions for his client’s business challenges. Due to his involvement in Tunisia’s highest profile matters in almost all business law branches, Noureddine Ferchiou has developed a deep global network of relationship with international law firms and financial institutions making Ferchiou associés the most connected law firm in the country.


– 1980: D.E.A. in Private Law with a major in Construction Law (1980).
– 1979: University of Paris, D.E.A. in Business Law with a major in finance and taxation.
– 1978: University of Tunis, Masters in Private Law.

Firm Overview:

Established in 1984, the Firm has become one of the leading commercial law firms in Tunisia. Our general practice encompasses all aspects of business and commercial law. The Firm has been consistently involved in a considerable number of high profile projects in Tunisia whether in terms of investment or complexity, and is well known for its high level of negotiation expertise. Built with time and experience, the Firm enjoys a solid credibility with both institutional and business communities.

The clients of the Firm are investors seeking to develop a business activity on the Tunisian market; individuals, private or public entities seeking to implement, develop and protect their business activities in Tunisia. Ferchiou & Associés highly qualified and experienced lawyers are able to assist clients in English, French, Italian and Arabic.

Due to its uncompromising commitment to quality of service and professional integrity Ferchiou & Associés law firm has been ranked in 2017 in: Band 1 on General business law/TUNISIA by Chambers Global ; Tier 1 on Commercial, corporate and M&A; Tier 1 in Banking and finance by The Legal 500 and Top Tier Firm on financial and corporate by IFLR 1000.

Fiona Ey

Fiona Ey is a Partner of Clarke Ey Koria Lawyers. Her practice focuses on commercial transactional and advisory work in domestic and cross border matters. She has particular expertise in corporate law (international and domestic companies), banking and finance, telecommunications, intellectual property and foreign investment. She also advises on international trade, environment, competition and e-commerce law.

Fiona is known for providing practical and commercially-relevant legal advice. She balances business goals against legal risks to ensure that her clients receive advice that is both sound and strategic.

Fiona is an Australian-qualified trade marks attorney and undertakes a range of intellectual property work in Samoa and the Pacific region. She is also a notary public.


Prior to establishing her legal practice in Samoa in 2002, Fiona was a senior lawyer in the Australian Government where she advised on international trade and intellectual property matters.

Fiona also undertakes consultancy work in management, strategic planning, corporate governance and legislative and policy development. She works with civil society organizations, governments and international donors.

Fiona is Chair of the Board of Samoa’s Small Business Enterprise Centre (since 2010). She is also a former board member of Faataua le Ola (Samoa Lifeline).


– Master of Laws (International Law, with merit), Australian National University (2007)
– Bachelor of Laws, Australian National University, Canberra (1996)
– Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Australian National University, Canberra (1994)
– Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University, Canberra (1997)
– Trade Marks Attorney
– Notary Public


– Supreme Court of Samoa (2002)
– High Court of Australia (2001)
– Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (1997)

Remi Delforge

Remi Delforge is our exclusively recommended Transaction Law expert in Monaco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Remi directly using the contact details listed above.

Remi has been a highly-regarded lawyer in Monaco since 1998 and consistently named Lawyer of the Year.. He has an extensive track record in acquisition deals and restructurings in the banking and financial sector over the last 20 years in the Principality.

Remi is a regular Monaco correspondent of international and “Magic Circle” law firms. He recurrently assists banks, funds and asset management companies in offerings, private placements, Monaco regulatory and securities laws.

Remi Delforge has in depth knowledge of multinational organisations and companies, as well as sports federations in Monaco including the Automobile Club de Monaco, organiser of the Monaco Grand Prix.

Firm Overview:

DL Corporate & Regulatory is a corporate and transactional law firm in Monaco with a strong focus on mergers and acquisitions, banking, securities, commercial and sport laws.

The law firm has one of the largest dedicated corporate teams in Monaco. The firms lawyers also have industry backgrounds with practical experience and understanding of clients’ needs. They also worked as in-house counsel with multinational groups, banks or with regulators.

DL Corporate & Regulatory are a team of international lawyers who have studied and worked in other countries and are familiar with other legal systems. The team shares a culture of practical results.

Ted Jonas

Ted Jonas is Senior Counsel at Dentons’ Tbilisi Office.

He advises clients on international business transactions, energy and infrastructure projects, government relations, and dispute resolution. His practice involves the negotiation and documentation of company formations, joint ventures, privatisations, financings, oil and gas production sharing agreements, and private equity funds; the negotiation and resolution of complex disputes; public policy consulting work, and representation of clients in negotiations with government agencies.

A US-trained and educated lawyer licensed in Washington, DC, Ted has worked on cross-border transactions and disputes in the United States, the EU, Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia. He was Office Managing Partner of DLA Piper Georgia from 2005 until 2014.

Ted was a law clerk for the Honourable Joseph W Hatchett, US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit (1991-1992), Lead Articles Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal (1990-1991) and a Legislative Aide in the US House of Representatives (1985-1988). Before joining DLA Piper, he was Of Counsel in the Washington, DC office of another global law firm (1999-2004) and was one of the founders of the legacy firm on which DLA Piper’s Georgia practice is based (1996-1999).

Firm Overview:

With its strategic location linking Europe and Asia, Georgia is an important market for companies operating in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Central Asia. Not only is it a transport hub in terms of ports and railways, it is also a major energy corridor with oil pipelines linking Azerbaijan with the rest of Europe.

In recent years, Georgia has been successful in attracting foreign investment, by implementing economic reforms and investing in infrastructure. In 2007, the World Bank named Georgia the number one economic reformer. In 2017, Georgia was ranked 16th worldwide in the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business Report”.

Dentons’ Tbilisi office opened in 2017 with a team of highly ranked lawyers. With a legacy dating back to 1996, the team is among the most experienced and respected in the Georgian market. Having worked on many of the most important M&A and real estate deals, financing transactions and infrastructure projects, we offer you unique insights into the country’s legal and business environment.

We are a full service law firm in Georgia with key capabilities in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Banking and Finance, Intellectual Property, Energy, Government, and Infrastructure and PPP.

Maïtena Manciet Fouchier

Maïtena Manciet Fouchier is our exclusively recommended Transaction Law expert in Andorra on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Maïtena directly using the contact details listed above.

Maïtena began her professional career as a lawyer in 1986, after working in the academic sector at the Université des Sciences Sociales de Nice.

Maïtena’s practice focuses on corporate and public law matters. She holds a Ph.D. in Private Law and a Master’s Degree in Law and Economy from the Université de Droit et de Sciences Economiques (Nice, France).

Maïtena speaks fluent English, Catalan, French and Spanish.

Firm Overview:

Montel & Manciet Advocats was founded in 1992 and since the beginning it has been dedicated to integral and multidisciplinary legal counselling for both individuals and enterprises, with wide experience in outstanding domestic and cross-border transactions.

In continuous adaptation to the market, Montel & Manciet Advocats has a strong commitment to its clients in the development of their activities in Andorra and abroad.

Its highly qualified team has a diverse and complementary academic background and professional experience abroad, and is engaged in rendering an efficient and dynamic service to its clients.