Partner / Abuja
Philip is an experienced and dynamic legal practitioner that has facilitated the entry of multiple international partners into Nigeria’s business sector. His legal and business nous have also have also enabled him to carry out due diligence for both public and private sector. He is a lifelong learner and never shies from sharing his knowledge.
Philip Yisa is a Partner based in Abuja, Nigeria. He is a dynamic legal practitioner with vast experience in commercial and corporate law has earned him the confidence of clients who range from individuals, corporations, government agencies and ministries within and outside Nigeria. He is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen where he holds a Masters of Laws degree in International Commercial Law. As an active legal practitioner and mediator, Philip has successfully negotiated and closed deals with international partners looking to do business in Nigeria. Companies including KapAfrica Group, Vopnet Nigeria Limited, Raylip Investment Limited have relied on his legal and business nous in helping their business achieve set goals. He has also carried out various works with the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria Investment Promotion Council (NIPC), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), just to mention a few in the areas of due diligence checks. He has mentored and trained other members of staff and clients such as business development managers and in-house legal practitioners on key legal considerations, such as legal documentation, basic legal concepts and risk allocation and Internet based legal research. Philip is a Graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Abuja Branch, Member Oil and Gas Forum, African Regional Forum of the International Bar Association (IBA). He has attended several conferences and seminars within and outside the shores of Nigeria.