Wale Irokosu

Wale Irokosu

Co-founder, Former Policy & Strategy Secretary, Trustee, & Chair, National Recruitment & Mobilization Committee, Youth Party

‘Wale Irokosu is a sustainability-focused legal practitioner and cross-disciplinary thinker with expertise in litigation, electricity, capital markets and commercial law. With almost 2 decades’ post-call experience, ‘Wale is a co-Founder/Managing Partner, Probitas Partners LLP, one of the leading specialist law firms in Nigeria. He is also the Senior Partner, SQS Consulting (a tax advisory and strategy Firm); and, a co-Founder/Director, SQS Publishing, and Editor-in-Chief of Electricity Law Reports &’ Electricity Digest. He’s a co-Founder of Youth Party.

‘Wale is a consummate public servant and currently serve on: Governing Council, Yaba College of Technology; Board of Ovie Brume Foundation; Board of Governors, Ansar Ur-Deen Grammar School, Randle Avenue, Surulere, Lagos; Board of Trustees, Youth Party.

He currently chairs: the National Recruitment & Mobilization Committee, Youth Party; Council Committee for Part Time Studies, Yaba College of Technology as well as Project No Excuse Committee, Ovie Brume Foundation and the National Recruitment & Mobilization Committee, Youth Party. He is member of Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi Club, Eko Club, Rap Joint Lagos and Ibom Golf Club.

‘Wale continues to contribute to the body of knowledge in the legal profession, pioneering a dedicated publication of judgements in relation to electricity cases and leading research for the Electricity Law Reports and the Electricity Digest.

‘Wale Irokosu holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Maritime Law from the University of Wales, Cardiff; a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Central England, Birmingham and is an alumnus of the Nigerian Law School. He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD); Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Ship-brokers (ICS); Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK; Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation, amongst other associations. He is – co-founder of Rap Joint Lagos.