KANO ASSOCIATES

 

Abdulhafees D. Khalid, Esq.

AbdulHafees D. Khalid, Esq.

Head of Chambers

AbdulHafees D. Khalid is the head of chambers and also head the litigation department. His core areas of expertise are General Litigation, Intellectual Property, Cyber law, Taxation and Election Petition.

He obtained his LL.B from Lagos State University and proceeded to Nigerian Law School, Kano Campus where he obtained his B.L. He was called to bar in the year 2009.

AbdulHafees plays a very significant role in the firm and has gathered crucial experience in several election petition disputes. He is part of a team that has won several pre and post-election matters over the years.

Umar Shehu

Umar Shehu

Umar Shehu (Mnes)

Umar’s areas of practice includes Company Incorporation, Compliance/Regulatory Issues, Finance Law, Merger and Acquisition, Import and Export license, Consumer Law, Copyrights & Patents, Company advisory, Commercial and Corporate practice.

He has a background in Corporate and Commercial law practice spanning several years, he has negotiated, reviewed and drafted various commercial agreements, contracts and collective bargaining agreements for companies.

Umar attended University of Maiduguri where he obtained his LL.B. (Hons) in 2009. He then proceeded to Nigerian Law School and was called to the bar in 2013. He obtained his master’s degree in Business and Commercial Law from Bayero University, Kano (2016). He has worked in various law offices in Kano before joining Nureini Jimoh Chambers as Associate/Head of Corporate & Commercial law. He is currently company secretary of various companies and legal adviser to several organizations. He was a partner at Kawaji & Associates.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He is also a member of several social and non-profit organizations.

Habiba Nuhu

Habiba Nuhu, Esq.

Head of Administration

Habiba Nuhu is the firm’s Head of Administration. She has interest in Family Law, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Corporate Practice, legal Drafting and Litigation.

She obtained her LL.B from Bayero University, Kano and proceeded to Nigerian Law School, Enugu Campus where she obtained her B.L. she was called to bar in the year 2015.

She had previously obtained her HND in Public Administration from Kano State Polytechnic. She also obtained her master’s in Public Policy and Administration from B.U.K.

She had worked at the Court of Appeal, Kaduna before being transferred to Federal High Court, Kano where she is retired in 2018.

She is currently running a master’s program in Business and Commercial Law at Bayero University, Kano.

Najib Hamisu, Esq.

Najib Hamisu, Esq.

Najib Hamisu, Esq.

Najib Hamisu is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property law, Cyber law and ICT Law department. He obtained his LL.B from Bayero University and proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos campus for his B.L. he was called to bar in 2016.

He is currently pursuing different master’s degrees from Bayero University and University of Lagos respectively.

He is currently a member of the Kano branch of Nigerian Bar Association.

Ashraf M. Yusuf.

Ashraf M. Yusuf, Esq.

Ashraf M. Yusuf, Esq.

Ashraf is an associate in the firm’s Legal drafting and Corporate Practice department. He obtained his LL.B from Bayero University and proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos campus for his B.L. He was called to bar in 2016.

He is currently a member of the Kano branch of Nigerian Bar Association.

 

Abubakar Nuhu Ahmad

Abubakar Nuhu Ahmad, Esq.

Abubakar Nuhu Ahmad, Esq.

Abubakar is an associate at the law firm with special interest in Election Petition, Political matters, Banking Law, Intellectual Property Law and General Litigation. He heads the Intellectual Property Department.

Abubakar obtained his LL.B. from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He proceeded to Nigerian Law School, Lagos where he obtained his B.L. He was called to bar in 2017.

He is a member of the Kano branch of Nigerian Bar Association.

Zainab A. Maiyaki

Zainab Abiodun Maiyaki, Esq.

Head of the ADR department

Zainab is an associate in the law firm. She is the head of the ADR department. Zainab has keen interest in General Litigation and related law firm matters.

She obtained her LL.B from Bayero University, Kano, before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School, Enugu Campus where she obtained her B.L. and was called to bar in 2017. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree at Bayero University, Kano.

She is a member of the Kano branch of Nigerian Bar Association.

Saidu Shina Isiaka, Esq.

Saidu Shina Isiaka, Esq.

Head of the Islamic Law department

Sa’id is an associate in the firm. He heads the Islamic Law department. His preferences are legal drafting and Islamic Personal Law.

He obtained his LL.B from University of Ilorin and proceeded to obtain his B.L. from Nigerian Law School, Lagos campus. He was called to bar in the year 2017.

He is currently a member of the Kano branch of Nigerian Bar Association.

Aisha I. Yusuf Esq.

Aisha I. Yusuf, Esq.

Aisha I. Yusuf, Esq.

Aisha is an associate at the law firm. She has interest in Banking Law and General Litigation.

Aisha obtained her LL.B from Crescent University and attended Nigerian Law School, Kano where she obtained her B.L.

She was called to bar in the year 2019.

Umar Farouq Abdullateef

Umar Farouq Abdulateef, Esq.

Umar Farouq Abdulateef, Esq.

Umar Farouq Abdullateef is an associate in the firm. His preferences are Legal Drafting, Practice & Regulatory/Compliance and General Litigation.

He obtained his LL.B from University of Ilorin and proceeded to obtain his B.L. from Nigerian Law School, Yola campus. He was called to bar in the year 2019.

Group Photo (A cross section of some of the Kano Office Associates)

Group Photo – Kano Office Associates

Group Photo - Kano Office Associates

Group Photo (A cross section of some of the Kano Office Associates)