Chinwe Chiwete

EPICLEGAL
Lawyer (Partner)

Chinwe Chiwete is a partner at EPICLEGAL since 2014. Previously, Ms. Chinwe worked as a partner in the law firm of PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors, where she was the head of the firm’s Banking, Capital Market & Project Finance Group. Chinwe serves as the current Social/Welfare Secretary of the Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA) EXCO 2013. She has vast experience in commercial and corporate law transactions and has rendered her expertise in various mergers and acquisitions, IPOs including cross border listings, Rights Issue, Corporate Restructuring. Chinwe works as a local partner with the World Bank in it’s annual Doing Business publication with contributions on Protecting Investors and Getting Credits-Legal Rights Nigeria. Chinwe has participated in review of various capital market related Rules and Regulations. Chinwe also participated in the review of the proposed Nigerian Competition Law and generated a draft Insolvency Bill pursuant to the instruction of an Association of Insolvency Practitioners in Nigeria. Chinwe graduated from Enugu State University of Science and Technology with a second class upper division. She proceeded to the Nigeria Law School Lagos in 2003 where she obtained her BL with a second class upper division. Chinwe holds a Masters Degree in Insolvency law from University of Pretoria South Africa in 2012 with an excellent academic performance. She also obtained a certificate in Financial Management from University of South Africa (Unisa) with a distinction as well as EuroMoney certificate in mergers and acquisitions.

Articles

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Chinwe Chiwete The Federal Government of Nigeria launches the privatisation of the energy sector issuing the necessary licenses and shareholder certificates for 18 private successor companies (PHCN / NEPA)

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The Privatization of the Electricity Sector in Nigeria* The full implementation of the Electric Power Sector Reform has been a key priority for the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria. As noted in the Roadmap for Power Sector Reform, for over two decades, the stalled (...)

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