what we do

core advisory areas

our practice areas

Banking, Finance and Capital Market

The Banking, Finance and Capital market sectors along with the regulating laws in Nigeria evolves from time to time. The firm serves, as part of its major clientele, Banks, and Other Finance-Sector Clients.

Our Banking and Finance team represent clients in structuring and implementing novel transactions relating to Banking, structured finance, and asset finance. We adopt a pragmatic approach and constantly devise innovative solutions to reflect the changing needs of clients.

We leverage on our profound knowledge of financial, commercial and tax laws in delivering cutting–edge services to client. Our team comprises of seasoned lawyers who are commercially aware and have an intricate knowledge of financial law, the good communicators, quick thinkers.

Our multijurisdictional capacity and technical expertise which ranges from dealing with the practicability of simple transactions to solving technical difficulties associated with highly engineered financial products enable us to provide the best service to our Clients.

Our capital market team boasts of expertise in advising on a range of equity and debt backed instruments including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, rights issues, private placements, and the financing of corporate and numerous other offerings of equity and debt-related products.

Regulatory Compliance and Company Secretariat

The firm serves as processing officers to Banks and other Clients. Our team offers business regulatory and compliance advisory services to both local and foreign clients to assist them in establishing businesses in Nigeria, maintaining regulatory compliance with statutory provisions, provide company secretarial services and regulatory filings.

We have seasoned lawyers who are ingrained in obtaining regulatory permits/approvals for both local and foreign companies to operate in Nigeria.

We assist clients in processing and obtaining business permits, expatriate quotas, NOTAP certificate, CERPAC Cards, Work Permits, NAFDAC registration of regulated products, etc. We not only register and manage legal entities. We also advise and assist clients on matters involving corporate governance, international corporate law as well as partnerships and joint venture arrangements.

Corporate and Commercial Transactions

We provide advice on and implement all forms of Corporate and Commercial transactions such as corporate restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, sale of assets, joint ventures, demergers, co-operation arrangements, etc. We provide legal advisory, due diligence and contractual documentation to support our clients’ business needs and provide guidance in assisting them to achieve their goals. 

Our due diligence services cover various sectors such as: banking, insurance, manufacturing, and oil & gas sectors, routinely covering such areas as legal, regulatory, material contracts, taxation, human resources, risk management and intellectual property.

We have legal team which undertakes thorough and detailed research into corporate and individual backgrounds, networks and other business activities, whether in consequence of a commercial dispute or fraud investigation or as a preparatory to a new business opportunity or joint venture.


Our Tax team routinely advises on tax issues and assists clients in various areas of tax administration including advisory on tax implications of proposed and concluded commercial agreements, advisory on tax exemptions and advisory on tax implications of proposed/new legislations and has considerable experience in offering practical and efficient solutions to complex tax matters. We have expertise in providing tax advice, tax risk analysis, tax arbitration, tax compliance reviews and implementation support to clients. We also offer advisory services on compliance with the relevant tax laws applicable to our different cadre of clients.

Property Law and Real Estate

Our Real Estate Team provides services to individuals and companies in respect of the purchase, sale and lease of residential, commercial and industrial properties. Our lawyers have acted for and advised large property owners, developers and financial institutions.

The team specializes in all aspects of commercial property and proffers advice to clients in regard to the development of hotels, shopping malls etc. including the registration and drafting of leases, development agreements, building contracts, land acquisition agreements and facility management, perfection of titles at various land registries across the Federation particularly in the FCT and Lagos State.

Other services include proffering advice on the legal requirements of Leases and Tenancies and the statutory obligations of Landlord and Tenant, particularly rent reviews and property management as well as advising and coordinating major developments and construction projects including site acquisition, funding, letting and disposal. The Unit also advises and drafts property related security documents including debentures, mortgages, charges and assignment.

Our lawyers also have extensive experience advising on all aspects of construction and real estate. Our construction expertise includes construction advisory, long term leases, formation/joint ventures, development and management advisory, and representative matters.

Dispute Resolution (Litigation and ADR)

Our disputes resolution experience makes us well placed to advise you on contractual and risk management issues.

We provide practical and commercial advice to a wide range of clients at all stages of the dispute resolution process from drafting dispute resolution clauses during pre-contractual negotiations to obtaining emergency injunctions in situations where assets may be at risk, to litigating complex multijurisdictional disputes, enforcing judgments and recovering assets.

We are also experts at handling Garnishee Proceedings. Our team comprises of astute, vastly experienced experts at various methods of dispute resolution. 

Our expertise makes us well placed to provide you with solution-based advice for your contractual and risk management issues. We provide practical and commercial advice to a wide range of clients at all stages of the dispute resolution process; from the negotiation table, drafting dispute resolution clauses during pre-contractual negotiations, providing necessary mediatory and conciliatory interventions during conflict circumstances, to obtaining emergency injunctions in situations where assets may be at risk, to litigating complex multijurisdictional disputes, enforcing judgments and recovering assets. All geared towards achieving the best solutions for the client.

Wealth Management and Estate Planning

Our Wealth and Investment Management practice offers us the opportunity to provide advisory to clients on investment management such as individual securities, mutual funds, private equity funds and direct investments. Part of our expertise includes advising on the most suitable investments and estate planning structure such as trusts, wills, joint ownership, life insurance arrangements and gifts that best suits our client based on what their needs.

Our team is well equipped to offer services such as estate planning, asset protection planning, income tax planning, retirement planning and general estate management for clients. We understand the state and federal legislations that will impact your Estate and are helpful in ensuring a smooth planning process. 

Our team is able to establish trusts for loved ones, minimize estate taxes, create wills, plan for disability, and much more. Our Lawyers are empathic and have the ability to finish through while ensuring that the Client is guided every step of the way until he is satisfied with the Estate Plans created for him.

Our team can also assist trustees, executors and administrators with the probate process or advise on the administration of trusts. Where probate is contentious, our dispute resolution team is up to task to take all legal steps to resolve dispute to ensure the preservation of the Client’s Estate.

Intellectual Property

Our intellectual property practice offers first class services to our Clients in ensuring that their Intellectual property is adequately protected.

We recognize the importance of the protection of our client’s intellectual property rights and we guarantee that our well-established expertise and extensive practice of intellectual property laws makes us adequately equipped to handle matters arising from and relating to all aspects of intellectual property such as searches, registration, renewals, assignments, agency, annuities, franchising, licensing, transfer of technology, piracy, infringement, passing-off and product registration laws in Nigeria.

Our IP team consist of Lawyers who are experts in different areas of Intellectual Property such as Trademark Law, Patent Law, Copyright Law and Design Law and we offer comprehensive legal services in every aspect of intellectual property. Our team is innovative and protects our client’s interest through various unprecedented legal methods. Our Intellectual Property practice accommodate all IP matters notwithstanding whether it is contentious or non-contentious in nature.

We assist clients with the registration of products with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP).

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