Chukwuka Ikwuazom, SAN


Chukwuka provides value by advising clients on the most effective and secure way to plan tax structures through strategic guidance and sound legal knowledge.




Chukwuka Ikwuazom heads our Taxation practice and is a key member of our Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Risk Management practice. Chukwuka has considerable tax advisory and adjudicatory experience. He renders ongoing tax advice to the Firm’s clients, including those in the oil and gas sector. He has also represented clients in tax litigation before several courts in Nigeria. As a Partner in our Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Risk Management practice, Chukwuka has worked closely with Babatunde Fagbohunlu as lead counsel in representing clients in numerous litigation and arbitration proceedings. Chukwuka was a key member of the team (led by Babatunde Fagbohunlu) which won a favourable award for our clients in an arbitration involving several tax disputes arising from the operation and performance of a 1993 PSC executed between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and a number of IOCs.



  • Columbia Law School, Columbia University, LLM, 2009
  • University of Nigeria, LLB, 2000



Bar Admissions Outside Nigeria & Special Certifications




Awards & Recognitions




Memberships & Professional Associations
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria



Community Service/Pro Bono




Speeches & Publications