Prince Onwenieke Williams-Joel popularly known as Prince Joel obtained an LLB Hons from the University of Lagos in 2005, between 2005 and 2008 he ventured into the world of Real Estate and Travel Consultancy Entrepreneurship, an experience which would later serve well as a Property Lawyer and Immigration Consultant.
Prince Joel was admitted to the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a Barrister and Solicitor in December 2009. After internship at Babalakin & Co and a stint with John Jacobs & Co law firm as Associate, he started his own Law Practice named Prince Joel & Associates in December 2010.
Since then Prince Joel & Associates has grown to be a digital knowledge driven, full business firm with cognitive, global appraisal and utilization of the latest digitalized spheres of business and legislation to promote the firms clientele needs. His core areas of interest are Commercial Transactions, Real Estate & Infrastructural Development, Immigration & Trade Investment, Advisory Services, Digital law, Cross Border Transactions, Regulatory and Compliance related matters, Expatriate Management Services and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
The firm can best be described as an International Law Firm with partnership with qualified Attorneys from different jurisdiction: China, US, UK and Europe and they work outbound and inbound. The firm has a network of 40 Lawyers in Nigeria who work independently from different parts of the country, each specializing in an area of law, while retaining some as in house counsels. As a cerebral lawyer, he is currently the Managing Partner at Prince Joel & Associates with Head office situate at Lekki, Lagos State, and offices in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Owerri, Akwa Ibom, and Asaba all in Nigeria. The firm also has correspondent offices in the United Kingdom, China, United States of America and Europe. Prince Joel is the Owner and Chief Editor of the Legal Blog: www.ibejulekkilawyer.com, and the following online Platforms: www.immigrationlawyernigeria.com, www.onlinesmelegalsupport.com.ng
Prince Joel is a Legal Entrepreneur to the core, a coach and a trainer. He runs a 24 hours, 7 days a week online based law services for SME’s called 24/7 Online SME Legal Support,(www.onlinesmelegalsupport.com.ng) with a network of over 40 lawyers, each specializing in an area of law. He offers Real Online legal services. He is the initiator and torch bearer of the Nigeria Immigration Clinic, which holds every week in his Lagos office and hope to extend same to Port Harcourt and Abuja soon.
Through his Law firm he organizes yearly Business/Trade Missions to different parts of the world. He also facilitates Seminars and Round Table Discussions on Evolving investment opportunities in Nigeria and Promotes Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria. This he does across cities in the World.
Prince Joel stands out in the legal industry in Nigeria, for his foray and deep interest in the use of cutting-edge and modern technology in solving the needs of his clients and creating a window for them to access relevant legal information with a click of the button, be it advisory services on genuine land/property acquisition in Nigeria, to Corporate immigration Services and other areas of practice as shown in the firm’s website www.princejoelandassociates.com
Prince Joel has attended several short trainings and courses locally and international. In November 2018, he received a recognition award from the British Nigeria law Forum for his INNOVATION IN LAW. He is a member of Nigeria Bar Association, International Bar Association, The Nigeria British Chamber of Commerce, British Nigeria Law Forum, IR Global Professionals, AEA International Lawyers Network, Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce, Lagos Chamber of Commerce, and a Life member of Junior Chamber International. ( JCI). He has received several recognition Awards in JCI for his selfless service to Humanity. He is the author of the best selling Real Estate book: Compilation of Articles on Law and Property in Nigeria: Simplified.