W.K. Shittu & Co. was established over two decades ago. Over the years, we have become a leading brand in Nigeria with efficient lawyers of cognate experience in their various chosen areas of law - providing bespoke legal service to meet clients' individual needs.
The widening of our knowledge and contact base enables us to efficiently deliver our range of expert legal service, both at home and abroad. Our reputation is growing not only in Nigeria but also across Africa, Europe, Asia, America and the rest of the world when conducting international transactions. Providing you with the quality of legal advice, breadth of coverage and flexibility of choice, we are available to advise on high-profile and groundbreaking international transactions and have an excellent and varied client list that includes leading corporations, financial institutions and governments.
We have a range of Legal Experts dedicated to delivering expert advice on specific areas of Law.
In each case, a client-lawyer is allocated to you, 'the client' - employing divergent experiences from private and public sectors and through their collective expertise and experience, offers outstanding service.
MEET THE PRINCIPAL
Wahab Shittu (LL.B, BL, LL.M, MPIA) is the Principal Partner at WK Shittu & Co and a Senior Lecturer at the Jurisprudence and International Law Department of the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. He has over 33 years experience handling complex civil matters and criminal prosecutions at all levels up to the Supreme Court and he has handled a lot of significant cases that have shaped the legal landscape in Nigeria. He is passionate about the fight for justice, safeguarding Human Rights, justice, and eradicating Corruption.
He has maintained external counsel for The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since inception and has represented the state and Federal Government of Nigeria on a wide array of matters.
Wahab Shittu has also been retained as external counsel for other institutions including the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the National Assembly, among many others, to prosecute high-level cases involving both high profile government officials and captains of industry in Nigeria
Over two decades ago, he established W.K. Shittu & Co. and has been the Principal Partner ever since, handling complex criminal and civil cases and real estate transactions.
What makes WKS different from others is that we have well-groomed and efficient lawyers with domestic and international law backgrounds. We believe that we succeed only when our clients succeed and our culture of respect and professional excellence is a key factor in how we respond to our client's needs.