Practice Areas

We are a reputable law firm in Nigeria that specializes in Banking & Finance, Commercial & Corporate law, Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Regulatory & Government Affairs, Media & Entertainment, Wills, Estates & Trusts, Insurance, Oil & Gas, Telecoms and IT, Mining & Construction, Healthcare, Shipping & Maritime and Intellectual Property.

To ensure we meet these standards we define formally within our firm values that we believe must be the basis for our attitudes and behaviours at all times. These values form an important part of our regular performance appraisal of our lawyers.

We provide practical and professional advice on contractual issues, covering any business activity in different industries. Our team devises the right structure and negotiates the right terms to deliver commercial deals from complex international business transactions to sales and distribution agreements. We draft every type of commercial agreement from your standard non-disclosure agreements to innovative agreements where no precedent exists.

Our services include:

  • commercial contracts
  • sale and distribution agreements
  • franchising agreements
  • outsourcing agreements
  • media content and exploitation agreements
  • joint ventures
  • project financing
  • trade and investment
  • foreign investment and divestment
  • general terms and conditions

We are there to advise our clients at every stage of a company’s development across the full spectrum of corporate issues. Our team advises on all aspects of governance and administration of public and private companies. Our expertise extends to delivering innovative and practical legal solutions in diverse areas including corporate finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, insolvency, private equity and insurance.

Our services include:

  • company start-ups
  • partnerships and LLPs
  • joint ventures agreements
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • restructuring and insolvency
  • insurance and reinsurance
  • pension and employment
  • regulatory compliance
  • corporate governance and directors’ responsibilities
  • company secretarial
  • corporate advisory
  • legal audits

We service our clients with respect to the full range of workforce-related issues and matters, adopting a creative, business-savvy approach to protecting their interests and resolving disputes. Our role includes supporting our clients to navigate the potential complications in employment and labour matters.

Our services include:

  • Wrongful Termination and Unfair Dismissal Claims
  • Discrimination and Harassment Claims
  • National Industrial Court and Employment Tribunals
  • Whistleblowing
  • Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
  • Employment Contracts and Settlement Agreements
  • Labour Relations and Collective Agreements Negotiations
  • Workers Compensation

We advise our clients on financing transactions across different industries, commercial, the financial sector. Our team has worked with both borrowers and lenders and is experienced in secured and unsecured lending, debt financing, capital markets, and derivatives. We build long-lasting relationships with our clients, earning their trust by consistently demonstrating our understanding of their business and financial needs.

Our services include:

  • acquisition and leveraged  finance
  • leasing and asset finance
  • project finance
  • trade and export finance
  • capital market
  • private equity
  • corporate restructuring and recovery
  • bilateral, club, and syndicated finance
  • real estate finance
  • asset-based lending
  • receivables finance
  • secured and unsecured loan finance
  • structured finance

Intellectual property is a valuable asset, which is complex to manage and protect.  We provide a bespoke service, assisting our clients from start to finish with respect to their intellectual property rights. Our bespoke service ranges from registering to negotiating/procuring licenses, to protection, exploitation, and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Our services include:

  • trademark and patents registration
  • acquisition and transfer of technology
  • trademark and brand protection
  • domain name disputes
  • trade secrets and confidentiality agreements
  • data protection & privacy
  • enforcement of copyright and related rights

Our Chambers is multi-disciplinary with expertise in pursuing or defending litigation or arbitration proceedings or resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. Our team is geared towards assisting our clients to avoid, manage, and resolve disputes in the best possible way, always mindful of our clients’ overall best interest. We have the capacity to provide cutting edge legal advice from early-stage strategic input and the capacity to act in respect of complex, high-value disputes.

Our services include:

  • commercial & contractual disputes
  • company and shareholder disputes
  • construction disputes
  • defamation
  • employment disputes
  • insurance and reinsurance disputes
  • intellectual-property disputes
  • tax disputes

We deploy our acquired experience in maritime and admiralty matters to support our clients on a wide range of maritime claims, including maritime liens, commercial/contractual claims (including charter parties), arrest proceedings, and a variety of other maritime-related disputes. With us, you will benefit from our in-depth understanding of the maritime and admiralty sector, as well as our global reach, seamless service, and multijurisdictional networks.

Our services include:

  • Sale and purchase of vessels
  • Negotiating contracts of carriage
  • Marine insurance and reinsurance
  • Cargo claims, negotiations, and litigation
  • Collision cases and salvage matters
  • Ship and Aircraft arrest
  • Ship and Aircraft registration and transfer

We deliver commercial and legal advice on the full spectrum of issues in the broadcast, media and entertainment industries, ranging from negotiating royalty contracts to interpretation and exploitation of media rights. Our team understands the industry and provides our clients with both legal and practical solutions to the most complex deals. We work closely with our clients to structure transactions that comply with relevant regulations and protect our clients’ rights and interest.

Our services include:

  • content acquisition, licensing, exploitation and distribution
  • data protection and management
  • production financing
  • sponsorship, advertising & marketing
  • endorsement
  • television production and co-production agreements
  • talent and crew agreements
  • publishing contracts
  • defamation/reputation management
  • talent agreements

We provide practical and professional advice on contractual issues, covering any business activity in different industries. Our team devises the right structure and negotiates the right terms to deliver commercial deals from complex international business transactions to sales and distribution agreements. We draft every type of commercial agreement from your standard non-disclosure agreements to innovative agreements where no precedent exists.

Our services include:

  • commercial contracts
  • sale and distribution agreements
  • franchising agreements
  • outsourcing agreements
  • media content and exploitation agreements
  • joint ventures
  • project financing
  • trade and investment
  • foreign investment and divestment
  • general terms and conditions

We advise our clients who seek to register or apply for licenses or permits with government agencies on relevant compliance with laws and regulations. Our team represents clients in enforcement matters before government agencies, public hearing before legislative committees, and in court disputes.

Our services include:

  • obtaining permits, approvals and licenses
  • business immigration (expatriate quota & business permits)
  • government contracts counseling
  • public procurement
  • legislative drafting, monitoring and advocacy
  • administrative and agency litigation
  • public & administrative law

We advise our private clients on steps to structure and maximize their wealth, and reduce their liabilities by passing on their assets in a tax-efficient manner. Our team provides estate planning advice and prepares a variety of estate planning documents including wills, power of attorneys and family trusts. We represent estates and assist executors and administrators with the administration and litigation of estates.

Our services include:

  • administration of estates
  • probate and asset management
  • family business restructuring
  • wills
  • inheritance tax planning
  • trust formation and administration

We are Committed to Helping Our Clients Succeed.

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