“I want my company to become an inspiration and an example to other women. This type of business is not easy, especially for women, as they do not mix business and politics.” – Itweva Nogueira
Itweva Nogueira is one woman entrepreneur and lawyer in Angola who is creating a highly successful business that is helping other businesses with their legal needs. It is wonderful to see inspirational women entrepreneurs like Itweva Nogueira prove that it is possible to create businesses that provide both a successful personal career and a successful enterprise.
As women entrepreneurs, there is always a challenge trying to get some kind of balance between life and work. And in the legal world, that challenge can be even greater. In business, having a good source of legal advice is essential in order to deal effectively with all the challenges that present themselves along the journey. Her law firm, I.N Sociedade de Advogados, is just the right channel through which the legal advisor offers other entrepreneurs and business leaders the needed support for their business growth.
Asked how she started her company, she revealed to a news portal that although she did not come from an entrepreneurial background, she was inspired by working in compliance with the law. According to her, “I want to make this law firm a reference point for national and international companies operating in and with Angola.”
Itweva Nogueira is a lawyer with seven years’ post-qualified experience, and the founding partner of I.N Law Firm. She has major experience in commercial law, as well in labor, tax and investment law. She works with upstream and downstream oil industry clients on commercial and employment matters, as well as advising non-oil industry corporations.
She is a member of the Angolan Bar Association, the IBA, the YICC and the YLCIA. She was also appointed as Executive Director of the UK-Angola Chamber of Commerce in September 2018.