Charles Eluromma photo
Charles Eluromma photo
Charles Eluromma photo

Charles Eluromma is building on a dynamic business law practice focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions, with a secondary emphasis on business immigration. Charles advises clients in a range of industries, including energy, environmental services, and the information technology sector. He also provides general business law advice relating to the purchase and sale of businesses.

With significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, Charles regularly provides guidance on the preparation of corporate reorganization plans and divestitures. He also drafts and reviews commercial agreements.

In connection with business immigration matters, Charles advises employers on the mobility of workers across international borders. He assists clients on general immigration matters, including Labour Market Impact Assessments, Intra-company Transfers, CUSMA, CPTPP, CETA and GATS professional work permit applications, Working Holiday and Young Professionals work permit applications, Temporary Residence Visa applications, as well as Permanent Residence applications for economic class immigration and Provincial Nominees.

Prior to joining McMillan, Charles was a member of the banking and financial services group at another leading Canadian law firm. He also practised business law at two prominent firms in Nigeria’s commercial centre of Lagos. Over this time, he advised banks and other financial institutions, as well as energy companies seeking to raise capital or acquire business interests. Charles advised on banking and finance transactions, in addition to general corporate commercial matters. He also provided corporate secretarial services to companies operating across a number of industries.

Representative Matters

  • Actively involved in the team that recently advised a First Nation in a corporate reorganization transaction that involved mergers and acquisitions of corporate entities within its group of companies.
  • Part of the team that regularly advises a Brazilian public company in its acquisitions of various Canadian private corporations operating in oil & gas and environmental management service industry.
  • Actively involved in the team that advised a prominent Alberta auto dealership in its acquisition by a competitor
  • Part of the group that routinely advised a financial institution in respect of loans made available to borrowers across various industries including, the real estate, diversified and the energy services sectors, ranging in size from C$5 million to C$60 million.
  • Part of the group that routinely advises corporate clients and multinationals on intra-corporate transfer of workers from their offshore locations to Canadian operations, and the general international mobility of temporary foreign workers to Canada.
  • Played active role in the team that advised the agent in a syndicated acquisition facility of $100m to a private equity firm with 9 subsidiaries in diversified industries in five provinces in Canada.

Media Mentions

Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Law Alberta
  • Black Legal Action Centre
  • Canadian Bar Association (Section on Immigration) Pro Bono Initiative on the Ukraine Crisis

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Nigerian Bar Association

Education & Admissions

Called to the Alberta bar
Called to the Nigerian bar
LLMUniversity of British Columbia
BL Nigerian Law School
LLB University of Lagos


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