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about us

Sequoia Legal is a boutique law firm that is situated in Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, a hub for social and creative entrepreneurism, and home to one of Africa’s most culturally diverse metropolises.

Our practice is built on the values of trust, integrity, professionalism, and an unflinching commitment to providing exceptional legal services to our clients. We are excellent attorneys and do all that is necessary to provide the best solutions for our clients’ legal needs.

We have many years of experience in handling a wide range of legal problems, from complex litigation to transactional work, and everything in between.

Our cross-disciplinary qualifications give us the advantage of being able to “think outside the box” in devising solutions to seemingly intractable problems.

We are passionate about what we do and work to provide solutions that are tailored to the specific circumstances of each client.

practice areas


real estate




Intellectual Property




Dispute Resolution 
and Risk Management


Media and Entertainment

our team

Enyinnaya Uchenna – Emezue


Uchenna – Emezue

Managing Partner
Enyinnaya Uchenna – Emezue is an astute lawyer with early career experiences in marketing and business management. He is specialised in providing advisory services in corporate governance and regulatory compliance, white collar and corporate crimes investigations, and dispute resolution. He also has considerable experience in oil and gas asset acquisition, corporate restructuring, and infrastructure financing.

  • B. Eng – Federal University of Technology Owerri
  • LLB (Hons) - University of Buckingham.
  • BL – Nigerian Law School, Abuja.

  • CFA Investment Foundations – Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, New York.
  • Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations – West Virginia University.
  • Financing and Investing in Infrastructure – Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.

  • A bill of rights or wrongs (Buckingham Student Law Review, Aug 30, 2013)
  • Addressing the contractual quagmire in the Nigerian aviation industry (Issues in Aviation Law and Policy, DePaul University College of Law, Nov 1, 2014)
  • Regulating the inflationary cost of Nigeria’s democracy (The Harvard Africa Policy Journal, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, May 1, 2016)

O. G. O. is a creative thinker with keen insight and industry knowledge acquired from her many years of experience in Media and Corporate Law. She is specialised in providing advisory and legal services in the Intellectual Property and Media space. She has worked as in-house legal for international media companies and has been involved in closing massive deals for top entertainers. She is passionate about entrepreneurialism and supporting start-ups.

  • LLB (Hons) - University of Hertfordshire
  • BL – Nigerian Law School, Lagos.

  • Executive course on Intellectual Property and exports (WIPO)

  • Nigerian Bar Association (Business Law)
  • WIMBIZ (Women in Management, Business & Public Service)
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