Dr Ehiogie West-Idahosa

Principal Partner and Notary Public
Postal Address:

Plot 4, Wole Soyinka Avenue, Gwarimpa. Abuja


+234 803 313 9010


+234 805 236 1112



DR. EHIOGIE WEST-IDAHOSA, LL.B (Hons) B.L MPA, M.Sc (PAPA) MNIM - Principal Partner and Notary Public

Dr. Ehiogie West–Idahosa graduated with an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Benin in 1984 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management, Certificate in Petroleum Economics from Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited, Certificate in fundamentals of Petroleum Industry Economics from the Centre for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University, Diploma in Public Administration Management for African Countries from the Peiking University, Beijing in China, Diploma in Parliamentary Training Scheme from the Congress of Deputies, Madrid in Spain, Masters in Public Administration (University of Calabar), Masters in Public Administration and Policy Analysis  ( PAPA) and PHD  (University of Abuja).


He worked with the Nigeria Police as a Youth Corper and was a Counsel in the law firm of C.O.Ihensekhien (SAN) & Co., from 1986 to 1988 and C.O. Idahosa & Co. from 1988 to 1990. Thereafter founded WEST-Idahosa & Co. in 1991. He is also a  Partner in Shores and Savanna (Law Firm) and Idahosa, Ahonaruogho & Ize-Iyamu (Law Firm). He is the Principal and Managing Partner of WEST-Idahosa & Co. and a Notary Public of Nigeria.


Dr. WEST – Idahosa was a member of the House of Representatives of Nigeria from 1999 to 2011.  He was Chairman of the House Committees on Petroleum Resources, Interior and also chaired Ad-hoc Committees on Rules Review, National Security and Maritime Security.


A versatile and prolific debater and writer, he  authored and published the book titled “Separation of Powers and Democracy in Contemporary Nigeria”.


WEST-Idahosa is a reputable litigation and negotiation expert with proficiency in:

  • Criminal Law
  • Human Rights law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Land and Environmental Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Petroleum law (Arbitration, Compensation Claim, joint Venture, Contract Claims, Land Acquisition)


He is a member of:


  • The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA)
  • The International Bar Association (IBA)
  • The Society of Black Lawyers of England and Wales
  • The Institute of petroleum
  • Nigerian Institute of Management


He is widely travelled and has attended several International Conferences and Workshops in France, Germany, Ukraine, UAE, U.S.A., UK, Indonesia, Malaysia , China, Spain, Brunai, Gabon, Ghana, South-Africa and a host of other countries.


He is married to Ebi and blessed with Children.