Ibrahim Yeku

Ibrahim Yeku

Practice Areas

Corporate/Commercial, Energy/Natural Resources

Contact Details

Email: iyeku@sololaakpana.com


12 Igbodo Street
Old G.R.A.
Port Harcourt
Rivers State

Ibrahim’s corporate/commercial law practice focuses on: intellectual property; corporate compliance and insolvency; information technology and electronic commerce; maritime law; and international trade and WTO agreements.

This expertise makes him a key member of teams delivering commercially aware legal services to clients in a broad range of major industries and business sectors in Nigeria, such as commercial banks, construction companies, oil and gas companies, and international venture capital firms. Some of his notable accomplishments include:

  • Representing international energy drink companies in defending trademark claims in Nigeria and advising on intellectual property rights enforcement in Nigeria
  • Advising on the implementation and management of regulatory compliance systems and frameworks for major international and national oil and gas companies
  • While conducting due diligence, discovery of fraud in a real estate transaction worth over $1.8 million
  • Pioneering of our Firm’s Legal Incentives Practice, which improves the commercial viability of companies operating in Nigeria
  • Provision of a full range of start-up legal advisory services for companies hoping to do business in Nigeria, and assisting in securing the requisite permits, approvals, and licences
  • Guiding commercial banks and international affiliates in the implementation of anti-money laundering programmes and audits

Professional Affiliations

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Fellow of the Global Academy of Finance & Management of the United States
  • Society for Corporate Compliance & Ethics (United States)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (United States)
  • Immigration Law Practitioners Association of the United Kingdom
  • Association of Certified Money Laundering Specialist
  • Institute of Debt Recovery of Nigeria
  • International Due Diligence Organisation (country advisor for Nigeria)


  • Nigerian Law School (B.L)
  • Lagos State University (LL.B)


  • Certified Corporate Compliance & Ethics Professional – International
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
  • Due Diligence Certified
  • Certified Risk Analyst
  • Certified Wealth Manager
  • Chartered Trust and Estate Planner

In his spare time, Ibrahim enjoys reading.