Three prolific lawyers of Nnewi origin have successfully made the list of candidates who will be conferred with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
According to a press statement released by the Legal Practitioner’s Privileges Committee (LPPC) Friday 13th November, 2020, the candidates emerged successful both at advocate filtration stages and academic pre-qualification exercise.
The three lawyers from Nnewi, Anambra state are: Afam Osigwe, Chukwuka Nwabueze Ikwuazom and Lotanna Chuka
Afam Osigwe is an Abuja based lawyer from Nnewichi-Nnewi, Anambra state. He was called to Bar in 1999. He was the former publicity secretary of the NBA Abuja chapter, the former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja Branch (Unity Bar) and the former Nigerian Bar Association National Secretary.
Mazi Afam Osigwe has his own Law firm called the LAW FORTE (Legal Practitioners, Corporate Consultants and Notary Public) established in 2002.
Chukwuka Nwabueze Ikwuazom is a Lagos based lawyer from Otolo-Nnewi, Anambra state. He is a partner at Aluko & Oyebode. He heads the Taxation practice at the firm. He was the former NBA Chairman Lagos Chapter(2017).
Lotanna Chuka Okoli is a Lagos based lawyer also from Otolo-Nnewi, Anambra State. He is a managing partner at JurisLaw and heads the Dispute Resolution practice group.
He is the son of the former Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Chuka Jideofor Okoli.