Joshua Akhator



Joshua Akhator is the director and head of the Tax, Transfer Pricing and Business Restructuring unit of Alliance Law Firm. He is a renowned legal and tax expert with about 14 years of experience in tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, advisory, and compliance transactions. He has worked closely with various tax authorities in Nigeria. He has handled various portfolios and advised numerous clients on tax issues, laws and regulations and has won landmark cases involving novel and complex tax issues. He was called to the Nigerian Bar Association in 2009 and he has worked with leading law firms and top advisory/professional services firms in Nigeria.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association. He is also a chartered tax practitioner certified by the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He has worked closely with various regulatory authorities and has been involved in numerous policy formulations in Nigeria Joshua has worked with top tax advisory and professional services firms in Nigeria including WTS Adebiyi Associates and Andersen. He has also written many articles in law journals and regularly speaks at various tax seminars and conferences He also features as a tax commentator in National. He is an editor of the Tax Law Report of Nigeria. 

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● University of Benin (LLB)
● Nigerian Law School (BL, Hons)


● Nigerian Bar Association
● International Bar Association
● Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria


● Tax Advisory and Compliance Services
● Corporate & Commercial Practice
● Litigation & Dispute Resolution
● Tax Audit Management
● Legal and Regulatory
● Energy and Infrastructure
● Tax Planning and Compliance
● Transfer Pricing

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