An Afrocentric Law Firm

with an international outlook

Phone

(+234) (0) 1 4530877, (+234) (0) 7087615774

Our Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance

    We advise our clients on financing transactions across different industry, commercial, financial sector. Our team has worked with both borrowers and lenders, and is experienced in secured and unsecured lending, debt, capital markets and derivatives across different sectors.

    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
    • Corporate restricting and recovery
    • Bilateral, club and syndicated finance
    • Real estate finance
    • Asset-based lending
    • Receivables finance
    • Secured and unsecured loan finance
    • Structured finance
  • Commercial

    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
  • Corporate

    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
    • Capital market
    • Private equity
    • Insurance and reinsurance
    • Pension and employment
    • Regulatory compliance
    • Corporate governance and directors’ responsibilities
    • Company secretarial
    • Legal audits
  • Intellectual Property

    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 or procuring licenses, to protection, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

    Our services include:

    • Trademark and patents registration and enforcement of rights
    • 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
  • Litigation, Arbitration & ADR Dispute Resolution

    Our Chambers is multi-disciplinary with expertise in pursuing or defending litigation or arbitration proceedings or resolving dispute through alternative methods, such as mediation.Our team has the capacity to provide cutting edge legal advice from early stage strategic input and the capacity to act for international and domestic clients 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 claims
    • Intellectual property disputes
    • Tax disputes
  • Media & Entertainment

    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
  • Pro Bono

    Our pro bono practice is focused on improving the lives of those without access to justice or means to seek legal redress.

    As the guardians of civil liberties and the last bastion for the enthronement of the rule of law and human rights, providing legal services to those most in need and least able to pay is an integral part of being a lawyer.

    We take this societal responsibility seriously.

  • Real Estate & Construction

    We represent the interests of our clients in diverse real property transactions, varying from ownership, management or maintenance. Our team provides a comprehensive ‘lifecycle’ service to clients ranging from pre-acquisition advisory services, to conducting due diligence’s, to documentation and perfection of title.

    Our services include:

    • Real estate construction and development
    • Mortgage loan arrangements
    • Corporate occupiers and leasing
    • Real estate finance and securitization
    • Real estate sales and purchases
    • Real estate and construction disputes
    • Property portfolio management
  • Regulatory & Government Affairs

    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
  • Wills, Estates & Trusts

    We advise our private clients on the steps needed 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