Lotanna Nwodo


Lotanna enjoys exploring grey areas of the law and taking on the challenge of complex issues. He takes pride in seeing his efforts materialise into tangible and measurable business outcomes for his clients. He believes every legal issue has a solution, and that it’s his responsibility as a lawyer to find it.


As a core member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets practice groups, Lotanna has advised on a variety of complex commercial transactions. He advises clients principally on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate restructurings, debt/equity capital market transactions and regulatory compliance. He has represented a diverse clientele of top-tier indigenous, international and multinational clients in numerous industries including banking, oil and gas, pensions, insurance and telecommunications.

  • Harvard Law School, LLM, 2015
  • Nigerian Law School, BL, 2011
  • University of Nigeria, LLB (First Class Honours), 2010
Memberships & Professional Associations

Capital Market Solicitors Association

Community Service/Pro Bono

Providing legal support to displaced persons in Lagos State

  • Publications:
  • “Directors’ Liability: A Worldwide Review”, Third Edition, Edited by Alexander Loos and Published by Kluwer Law International (Co-authored the chapter on Nigeria), 2016
  • “The Right to be Born Free: Does the Law Support the Residence of Children with their Mothers in Prison?”, paper presented at the Child Advocacy Program, Harvard University, 2015.
  • Co-author, “Level of Use of Personal Protective Equipment by Surveyors in Edo State and the Legal Implications”, research paper published in the Journal of Civil and Environmental Systems Engineering, University of Benin, Vol. 15, Issue 1, 2017