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About Us


 JOSIKA ASSOCIATES is a full service corporate and dispute resolution law firm.  We are a cutting-edge law firm of Associates in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.  We merge local legal expertise and presence with commercial, investment, political and industry experience amid wide connections without compromising international standards.

Our practice spans corporate law, civil and criminal matters as well as recent trends and new directions on energy (oil, gas, electricity and renewable), intellectual property, trade, environmental and human rights law, policy and practice.


JOSIKA ASSOCIATES is relatively recent Law Firm, having been established soon after one of its Partners, Dr. Ibibia Lucky Worika Esq. returned to Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 2014, from his sojourn abroad as Senior Legal Counsel (Natural Resources) at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London and General Legal Counsel, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria.  But, individually, the Partners, Mrs. Esther Omotekoro Joe Esq (Managing Partner), Oseimouyi Osunbor Esq (Principal Partner, Litigations) and Prof. Ibibia Lucky Worika Esq. (Principal Partner, Corporate Affairs) have had respectively over thirty years’ post-call experience in various legal capacities.

Driving the vision behind JOSIKA Associates are three Partners,

  • Mrs Esther Omotekoro Joe, Esq.
  • Mr Oseimoyi Osunbor, Esq., and
  • Prof (Dr) Ibibia Lucky Worika, Esq.

Armed with several decades of relevant post-call experience within and outside Nigeria. They are ably supported by a number of vibrant lawyers with significant legal experience under their belts.

Our practice areas cut across civil and criminal law and practice, and in this respect, we competently combine legal advisory services, court appearances and traditional solicitor’s work.

Importantly, the firm embraces Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms in resolving disputes, where it will serve the best interest of the client. Particularly, our expertise extends to issues bothering on

  • Legal drafting
  • Business, Corporate and Commercial law
  • Energy, Oil and Gas, and Environmental law
  • Shipping and Maritime law
  • Property and Estate law
  • Family and Matrimony law

We are also versed in

  • Labour Relations and Employment laws;
  • Torts and Human Rights law;
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications law amongst others.

Our Team

Oisemouyi Osunbor
Emmanuel Tammy Gilbert ESQ.
Senior Associate
Dr Paul Tamuno
Dr Paul Tamuno
Senior Associate
Prof Ibibia Lucky Worika
Barr(Mrs) Esther O. Joe
Dr Uzuazo Etemire, ESQ
Dr Uzuazo Etemire, ESQ
Senior Associate
Gilbert Emmanuel Esq
Dr. Emeka Polycarp Amechi
Senior Associate