Jackson, Etti & Edu
Professional Notice

Jackson, Etti & Edu is an award winning, full-service law firm with a sector focus. Our legal teams stand at the nexus of innovation and opportunity unleashed by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA), and our experience, knowledge and expertise can steer your organisation to success. Proudly Nigerian and resolutely pan-African, we are dedicated to serving the continued growth of private and public-sector economic development in the region.

With over 25 years valuable corporate experience, our lawyers have gained extensive experience in advising and acting for clients on a wide range of subject matters. We operate across Africa with three (3) offices strategically located in Nigeria (Victoria Island, Ikeja, and Abuja) and offices in Ghana, Cameroon, and Zimbabwe, with over 100 legal, paralegal and business support staff.

Our firm is recognised for professional legal services of the highest calibre. We draw on our unique knowledge of the African business environment, and in-depth understanding of the economic and socio-political climate in advising clients on a wide range of legal issues.

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The Firm is a Partnership consisting of 14 Partners:

  • Lookman Durosinmi-Etti
  • Koye Edu
  • Uwa Ohiku
  • Chinyere Okorocha
  • Folasade Olusanya
  • Yusuf Asamah Kadiri (SAN)
  • Obafemi Agaba
  • Taiwo Adeshina
  • Ngozi Aderibigbe
  • Adekunle Soyibo
  • Yeye Nwidaa
  • Chinwe Ogban
  • Toyosi Odunmbaku
  • Tolu Olaloye


We think sector first, organising ourselves around the current affairs and future challenges of industries. We are experts in our chosen specialties, and we take the time to get to know our clients’ businesses, thus enabling us to advise on a complete range of business issues.

Our Practice Areas

Our Focused Sectors

  • Banking & Finance
  • Brand Protection
  • Commercial Intellectual Property & Data
  • Corporate Commercial & General Legal Advisory
  • Corporate Merger & Acquisition
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Immigration Advisory & Compliance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
  • Financial Services
  • Health & Pharmaceuticals
  • Public Sector
  • Technology, Media & Entertainment (TME)


Energy & Infrastructure

Our Energy & Infrastructure team is renowned for advising clients operating in these sectors and has a track record of assisting with the many and varied challenges they face.


JEE recognises that the hallmark of successful retailers and consumer goods manufacturers is to be customer-driven. We strive to replicate this customer-focused approach by delivering bespoke legal services to our clients who operate in this fast-paced and exciting marketplace.


As long-standing advisers to pre-eminent financial sponsors, asset managers, investment banks, and financial advisers, JEE has the expertise, experience, and local knowledge to help you navigate the complexities of doing business in Africa.

Health & Pharmaceuticals

JEE‘s multidisciplinary Health & Pharmaceuticals Sector team comprises lawyers who specialise in Litigation & Arbitration, Real Estate, Corporate, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Commercial, IT, Regulatory and Employment.

Public Sector

Our Public Sector team offers focused strategic and transactional advice, specifically tailored to your organisation’s requirements.

Technology, Media & Entertainment

We combine our legal expertise across applicable legal disciplines with our deep understanding of current and emerging commercial models and market dynamics to enable our clients to achieve their objectives.



From client matters that span jurisdictions to cases that require strategies that break new ground, JEE provides solutions to its clients’ most complex legal issues.


Central to our culture is the priority that we place on the individual needs of our clients, who in their most challenging moments value advice delivered with personality.


The legal team and support staff at JEE are united by shared values and processes, providing a consistent, high-quality service wherever and whenever you need us.


Our lawyers offer sector-specific insights and knowledge of regulatory nuances to provide excellent legal services.


We are consistently recognised for quality and innovation by our clients, independent legal guides, and leading industry awards