The firm offers specialized services including the following:
The firm handles a wide range of admiralty and maritime law matters including arrest of ships, release of ships, placing maritime bonds and general maritime law practice.
This comes along with almost every branch of practice and is now being widely encouraged in Nigerian legal circles.
Matters in these branches of the law are still in the developmental stages in Nigeria but the Chambers is not lagging behind and is involved in matters pertaining to class actions. We represent some communities in Bayelsa State in oil royalty matters.
The firm is involved in these branches in normal day to day representation of clients especially its corporate clients.
The firm has always been involved in Election Petitions relating to elections in Nigeria be it at State or National level. It is also engaged in an advisory role to political parties from time to time.
The firm offers financial law services and business intelligence service to both local and international clients. The firm’s experience covers areas of franchise including negotiation and preparation of franchise contacts, development and adaptation of companies to the franchise system, legal structuring of franchise, management, fiscal and realty consulting in respect of franchise and administrative matters with public authorities and private bodies. The firm advises on matters relating to e-commerce, competition and world trade laws regarding intellectual property rights, international arbitration, legal issues regarding international airline liability and negotiation techniques in international commercial contracts.
The firm has acted for a range of foreign companies, advising them on the entry strategies in Nigeria and assisting them through government regulations and procedures for setting up their operations in Nigeria. We advise on Investment and Securities Act (ISA). Business permits and Expatriates quotas, Exchange Control Act (ECA), approvals, government contracts, transfer of technology and repatriation. We also proffer advise on various provisions and procedures relating to imports and exports. We prepare and process Joint Venture Agreements and advise on pain-free execution of such ventures.
The firm is involved in this branch frequently out of representing our corporate clients, especially those in the manufacturing sector.
The firm is involved extremely in general litigation especially in these areas including election and constitutional matters drawing from the vast knowledge and experience of its principal who has handled numerous landmark cases up to the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
This branch is highly relevant especially because the firm is located in Nigeria’s commercial hub (Lagos) and also practises in Abuja and Rivers/Bayelsa States, among others, where real properly is gold. The firm represents its retainers in real property matters with their attendant conveyancing follow-ups.
An amazing aspect of our practice is that we team up from time to time with a long list of law firms who, each, specialize in only one of the stated practice areas at a time.