Dr. Udofia is a leading and acknowledged expert in corporate insolvency and restructuring law in Nigeria. He is also a seasoned dispute resolution and transactional lawyer. He has an extensive commercial and corporate law practice and regularly provides a wide range of contentious and non-contentious legal services in relation to company law, banking and financial services, insolvency, capital market, energy and natural resources.
Dr. Udofia obtained his LLB degree from University of Uyo and his LLM degree from The University College London, after which he proceeded to the University of Nottingham for his Ph.D.
As a scholar-practitioner, he previously taught insolvency and company law at The University of Nottingham and was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London.
Dr. Udofia is the convenor of Insolvency Discourse, a roundtable focused on the development of corporate rescue and insolvency law and practice in Nigeria and also a regular contributor to some leading dailies in including Thisday, The Guardian and BusinessDay.
His column “Insolvency Discourse” in The Lawyer, a pull-out in Thisday Newspaper (in Nigeria), is widely acknowledged as the leading corporate insolvency newspaper column in Nigeria. Dr Udofia has been invited to feature his research works on some of the world’s leading corporate law blogs including Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Round-table and Oxford Business Law Blog.
Dr. Udofia is a member of several professional bodies within the legal space including; The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA), Business Recovery and Insolvency Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN), International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL), INSOL Academic Forum, Institute of Risk Management, London.