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Insolvency Institute

Okorie Kalu

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PUNUKA
Plot 45 Oyibo Adjarho Street Off Admiralty Way,

Lagos, Nigeria

T. 011 234 8036892453
E. o.kalu@punuka.com

Bio: 

Okorie Kalu is a bilingual Legal Practitioner and a Partner in the Law firm of PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors. He currently heads the Firm’s Insolvency and Continuous Training/Education Department. He also manages the Firm’s insolvency faculty and in 2014 successfully handled the organization of a training on business restructuring and business combinations for dealing member firms of the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) following the regulatory directives of the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) on recapitalization.

He is one of the Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN’s) council members and currently serves in its training as well as legislative committees. He is also actively engaged in high profile business recovery/insolvency litigation (including receiverships and winding up proceedings) and out of court restructuring negotiations. He is currently advising several companies on restructuring within the context of members’ voluntary winding up

He is a regular contributor and local partner with the World Bank in their annual Doing Business publication and contributed on topics such as Getting credit, Closing a business and Enforcement of contracts to mention but a few. He has also contributed or co-authored several insolvency related articles with Anthony Idigbe SAN published on the website of International Law Office.

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