Home Our Team BARRISTER GEORGE O AKWAZIE

GEORGE .O. AKWAZIE PROFILE:-

He is the Principal Partner of Geomel Chambers and recognized as sound in Banking and Corporate Finance Law, Investment Funds and Securities Law as well as Tax Advisory Services.

He was the Lead Consultant to the House Joint Committee on Capital Markets and Banking & Currency in its inquiry into the activities of regulators, operators and stakeholders of the Nigerian Capital Market. (6th session)

He was also the Lead Consultant to House Committee on Banking & Currency in its investigation on the alleged unethical practices in the Banking sector. (6th session)

He is currently the Principal and Head of Geomel Chambers

SPECIALIZATION:-

Corporate and Commercial Law, Banking and Finance, with emphasis on Investment Funds and Securities Law. Tax Advisory Service.

ACADEMIC :-

He attended Yaba College of Technology where he obtained National Diploma in Accountancy & Finance.

He also attended the University of Lagos where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration , a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) (specializing in Marketing), Bachelor of Laws degree as well as a Masters degree in International Law And Diplomacy (MILD). Also, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation Of Nigeria (CITN). Furthermore, he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) as well as Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management.

Barrister George Akwazie has been called to the Nigerian Bar. A member of the International Bar Association and Commonwealth Lawyers Association

CAREER:-

Barrister George. O. Akwazie had a successful Banking career for over twenty years covering both Commercial/Merchant Banking and Portfolio Management. His Banking experience covers Inspection/Internal Control, Operations, Accounts and Finance. He worked in Union Bank Plc and Trust Bank Of Africa Limited where he held several positions across different units such as Financial Controller, Head of Operations & Administration, and Chief Inspector.  He presides as the Group Chairman/CEO of Geomel Group of Companies.

MEMBERSHIP:-

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Commonwealth Lawyers Association
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
  • Institute of Management Consultants
  • Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers
  • Ikoyi Club 1938

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:-

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (FCTI)
  • Fellow Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (FIMC)
  • Fellow, Nigeria Institute of Management (FNIM)

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