Stephen I. Azubuike is a lawyer with expertise in Commercial Dispute Resolution and Technology Law practice. He has successfully argued cases from the High Courts of various jurisdictions to the Appellate Courts on behalf of financial institutions, other corporate bodies and multinationals. He has worked with a number of startup tech companies.

Stephen is the author of Stephen Legal Digest, a top-rated Legal Digest in Nigeria published by UNILAG Press. Apart from his incisive analysis on Case Law and trending legal issues, frequently published on his personal Blog (Stephen Legal Blog), he has also been published in the University of Benin Law Journal and in The Guardian, The Nation, Thisday, The Cable, Proshare, etc.

Stephen is a multiple-award-winning lawyer and a member of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (Lagos Branch). He volunteers at Prof. Pat. Utomi’s Centre for Values in Leadership in Lagos, given his passion for capacity building and leadership development.

Stephen is a Partner at Infusion Lawyers.

Education

  • LLM, University of Lagos
  • BL, Nigerian Law School
  • LLB, University of Benin, Benin City

Awards & Recognition

  • Service Award - Nigerian Bar Association (Continuing Legal Education and Mentoring Committee) 2017/2019
  • ThisDay Legal Personality of the Week, July, 2018
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award – University of Lagos, July, 2018
  • Chief Richard Oma Ahonaruogho’s Law School Scholarship, 2010
  • Elf/Total Scholarship Award (2006-2010)
  • Award of Excellence – Justice Chukwunweike Idigbe Chambers (University of Benin)

Professional Qualification & Membership

  • Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria
  • Nigerian Bar Association, Member
  • Nigerian Bar Association, Member, Continuing Professional Development Committee
  • Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Member
  • Certified Mediator, Lagos Multi-door Courthouse

An attorney with an eye for both the big picture and for detail, Stephen helps clients finely navigate seen and unforeseen risks in today’s legal, business, and regulatory environment. With his legal expertise and interdisciplinary approach to problems, Stephen approaches issues with rare insight, professionalism, and missionary zeal.

Areas of Expertise