Project Description

Kelechi Okparaocha

Managing Partner

Kelechi Okparaocha is the Managing Partner of WTS Blackwoodstone. She is an international business lawyer and tax specialist.  

Kelechi possesses over 22 years of experience as a legal and tax consultant. As a tax specialist, she has advised clients operating across a wide range of sectors including finance, technology, energy and manufacturing. Kelechi has extensive experience in Transfer Pricing and delivers a highly sought after technique in providing cross-border tax advisory services to multi-national clients. 

She is a Chartered Tax Advisor and an active member of professional bodies such as the Women of IFA-Network, Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and the International Bar Association. 

Kelechi is rated as “highly regarded” by the International Tax Review in the area of General Corporate Tax.


  • LLM, International Business Law, University of London.
  • QLTT, The University of Law, Moorgate, England.
  • BL, Nigerian Law School, Nigeria.
  • LLB, Law, Abia State University, Nigeria.
  • Admitted to practice law in Nigeria.
  • Solicitor, England and Wales.

Professional Experience

  • Legal Adviser & Board Member, Nigerian-Belgian Chamber of Commerce. 
  • Vice Chair, Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law Taxation Committee.
  • Head of Transfer Pricing Unit/Corporate and Commercial unit, WTS Adebiyi & Associates (now Andersen Nigeria).
  • Associate, Templars Law Firm.
  • Associate,  Aelex Law Firm.

Areas of Expertise

  • International Corporate Tax 
  • Tax Advisory & Compliance
  • Transfer Pricing 
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate/Commercial Law 


  • English
  • Igbo

Professional association

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria

Bar association

  • Barrister and Solicitor, Nigeria
  • Solicitor, England and Wales

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