Elvira Salleras(LLM, BL, ACTI)

Elvira Salleras is the founder and managing partner of Elvira Salleras & Associates. She was called to the Nigerian bar in 1989 and focuses her practice mainly in the areas of investment, company and labour laws. She is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures, contract negotiations, debt recoveries, real estate brokerage, international adoption and family law. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

Experience profile

Mrs. Salleras is the legal adviser to the Consulate Generals of Italy and France. She represents several foreign and local clients in diverse matters touching on various aspects of the law including, joint ventures, technology transfer and distribution and representative agreements. She is also particularly involved in establishing legal structures and providing legal advice on establishment and regulatory compliance for multinational companies operating in various sectors of the Nigerian economy.


She has participated in several seminars and conferences in several countries all over the world.


Mrs. Salleras holds directorships in several prominent companies including United Biscuits Nigeria Limited and Africa GISMIC Nigeria Limited to mention a few. She is also the founder and President of Literacy Integration and Formal Education (LIFE) Foundation.

Scholarship / Awards


Speaks and writes fluently in English, French and Igbo and has good appreciation of the German and Italian languages.


Nigerian and French