OWC is a local and internationally recognised law firm with HQ based in Port Harcourt

Who We Are

We are a team of dedicated legal practitioners, committed to delivering a unique client experience, going far beyond the typical provision of legal services. We do this by providing bespoke legal services, ensuring each client receives highly specialised and effective legal advice.


Our Values

Our core values speak to our commitment to the satisfaction of requirements and the continuous improvement of our Quality System. They act as powerful guiding principles despite a changing world around us. Our people tell us that we have a unique culture. It is the reason why clients keep coming back to us and why people find OWC an enjoyable place to work. We want to keep it that way.


Diversity & Inclusion

It is critical to our success to foster a diverse workforce that not only reflects the communities where we do business but also encourages a variety of thoughts, opinions and ideas. Every day we work to provide an environment where all employees feel valued and included, able to nurture their talent as individuals and as part of a collaborative team.


Community Involvement & Corporate Social Responsibility

At Okey Wali & Co we believe in the right to equitable access to justice for everyone and thus we are committed to a culture that supports the undertaking of pro bono work and other similar initiatives for the community.

Professionalism, Effectiveness and Pragmatism are the three basic pillars of our services


We have represented clients in numerous complex and high-profile cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court. We manage the litigation process in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner.

Dispute Resolution

Our mission is to assist clients in pursuing their objectives, using pragmatic and successful strategies and solutions. keeping focus on commercial impacts of any dispute.

Corporate & Commercial

All businesses are involved in the buying or selling of goods or services and need advice on commercial law. As such, our commercial lawyers deal with the real world.

Telecommunication & Intellectual Property

OWC regularly advise clients on technology-related issues, including data protection, privacy, outsourcing, supply agreements, and IP protections, as well as providing more general commercial advice.


OWC’s transport team brings together lawyers with experience across the rail, aviation, roads, ports, shipping, logistics and automotive industries. We are highly experienced and regarded within the sector.

Energy & Projects

OWC has extensive experience and expertise in the energy industry, working with clients across the Nigeria Oil and Gas sector to provide advice and support as required.

Employment & Labour

We offer full range advisory services in labour and employment, including high-level management and workforce terminations, negotiation and review of employment contracts and more.

Public Sector

Our public law team is highly experienced in dealing with public law issues. We know the legal issues, the government framework for decision making and how the government works.

Pre & Post Election Dispute Resolution

For more than three decades, we have been acknowledged as a leader in the development and practice of election law in Nigeria and have served on matters ranging from local hearings to landmark cases.
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A team committed to delivering a unique client experience

Our lawyers are skilled in accomplishing client goals with range of global expertise in legal services, including corporate, litigation, energy, banking, transportation, maritime, human rights, etc.


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With over three decades of experience in applying legal service, we are committed to providing clients with the best legal representation available.

Our clientele consists of both domestic and foreign organisations such as MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, Bao Yao Huan Jian Iron & Steel Group Cftz, Nigeria LNG Limited, Moni Pulo Limited, Tarbek Nigeria Limited, Est Masters Construction Company, First City Monument Bank Plc.(FCMB), etc.

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Get in Touch

Call us directly on +234 (0)81 4831 8083 or email us on enquiries@okeywali.com.