Aniekan Ukpanah

Aniekan Ukpanah is the Chairman of First Ally Properties, bringing a wealth of expertise from his role as Managing Partner at the esteemed law firm of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie. At the helm of the firm’s banking & finance, project finance, and real estate teams, he specialises in structuring and financing large-scale construction, infrastructure, and energy projects. His advisory extends to the capital and money markets, as well as syndicated loans.

Recognised as an Eminent Practitioner for his Banking & Finance work by Chambers Global and as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in multiple sections by the International Financial Law Review, Mr Ukpanah’s expertise is highly regarded in the industry. He is also distinguished as a Leading Individual for his Real Estate and Construction practice by the Legal 500 and is commended in Who’s Who Legal.

His influence extends beyond his legal practice, as he sits on the board of Lex Mundi, the world’s premier network of independent law firms, and chairs and serves on the boards of various private limited liability companies. Additionally, he contributes to the governance of Obong University, the first licensed private university in Akwa Ibom State.