Education and Qualifications
LL.B, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
BL, Nigerian Law School

Practice Areas
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Corporate, Commercial and Compliance

Rahmatu is a dedicated professional with considerable experience in arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution. She has extensive proficiency in handling complex civil and criminal litigation, at courts of original and appellate jurisdiction, with a strong focus on criminal litigation.

Prior to joining the firm Rahmatu was an investigator and prosecutor with over a decades’ experience gathered as a pioneer member of staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. She has vast experience in the successful investigation and prosecution of a wide variety of complex economic and financial crimes including, advance fee fraud, money laundering, organized crime, theft of natural resources, insider trading, contract/insurance fraud, bribery, and a host of others. With her background in law enforcement she is adept at document and case analysis, flow and link charting, investigative prosecution or defense; and, industriously providing required general and specific legal services routinely.  She is a dedicated professional with experience in arbitration and dispute resolution; with a firm grasp of Advance Fee Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering Legislations and fraud investigative techniques.

Rahmatu recently represented a client in a dispute involving a claim for the sum of three hundred and thirty million naira (N330,000,000.00). She also acted as part of the team of lawyers, in an action valued at one hundred million naira (N100,000,000.00), where the firm represented a Federal Government parastatal. She also provides required general and specific legal advice to clients routinely.

Membership of Professional Bodies
Member, Nigerian Bar Association
Member, International Bar Association
Associate, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners