practice Areas

Our Law Firm believes that clients' success determines our own, so we ensure both by collaborating with our clients to achieve their goals.

 

LITIGATION:

The firm is deeply involved in litigation in both inferior and superior courts of records in Nigeria, in matters inter alia; criminal law, Election Petitions Matters, Law of Torts, Business and Commercial Law, Administrative Law, Banking and Insurance Law, Law of Taxation, Intellectual Property Law, Recovery of Premises, Property and Conveyance, Admiralty matters, Maritime law, personal and Property and Injury cases and recovery of debts.

COMMERCIAL LAW:

Advising, preparation of and perfection of security and financial documents:- Guarantees, Bonds, Mortgages, Debentures, Bills of Sale, Equipment Leases, etc. Tax Advisory Service, Legal Services relating to State and Federal taxes in planning and implementing decisions having a tax effect on benefit. Advising on effect and implications of various documentations involved in international trade, negotiation and drafting of international Commercial Contracts and Agreements.

FOREIGN INVESTMENT:

Advising on laws and procedures relating to Foreign Investment in Nigeria, Establishment of Companies with foreign interest, obtaining requisite approvals (expatriate quota positions, business permits, security and exchange control approvals, immigration requirements etc.) for companies and foreign participation in the Nigerian business environment, General legal support for new foreign investors.

OIL AND GAS:

Advising on compliance with the Nigerian Petroleum Law and Regulations, advising on and procurement of various permits, licenses and approvals, required for participation in the Oil and Gas Industry, effecting accreditation with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (N.N.P.C) and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for oil companies, Oil Service Companies, Traders, and Financiers etc. obtaining consent for assignment of various leases for operations in the industry, Review and preparation of oil Industry type agreement ( Petroleum Joint Ventures, Joint operating Agreement, Risk Services Contracts etc.). Advising and representation in disputes occasioned by damages resulting from production and distribution activities.

CORPORATE PRACTICE:

Incorporation of Companies (Limited Liability, Unlimited Liability, Limited by Guarantee, Incorporated Trustees). Registration of business names (Sole Proprietorship, Partnerships). Advising and effecting compliance with mandatory statutory returns to the Corporate Affairs Commission and other related bodies. Advising on and effecting contentious and non-contentious liquidations, receiverships, diversification effects, schemes of Arrangement and Reconstruction, Assets purchases, sales, Leases, Exchanges and other contract related to operating businesses, Public issues, mergers and acquisitions, corporate registration especially, Business law and Stock Exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements, preparation of contracts of Employment Staff, Trust Deed, Pension Funds and obtaining Regulatory Approvals thereof.