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[vc_row bg_type=”bg_color”][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion style=”modern” color=”black” active_section=”1″ no_fill=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”Company, Commercial, Labour Laws” tab_id=”1442255141516-49903548-a92d”][vc_column_text]We are highly specialized in advising on Nigerian company law and related legislation including rules and regulations governing the control and management of limited liability companies, other business vehicles and not-for- profit-organisations. How these provisions affect existing businesses or should be considered in the formation management and promotion of new companies can best be answered by experts. Our team has considerable experience in advising on all aspects of labour law, and in the preparation of partnership agreements. Of particular interest to partnerships and new smaller companies is the expert advice we can provide on Labour, financial and often complex taxation matters affecting the introduction and divisions of profits and the responsibilities of directors and partners.

We aim to develop an understanding of our client’s businesses so as to provide practical and relevant advice. We also assist our clients with their day-to-day business problems as well as dealing with the whole spectrum of commercial transactions and problems. These include distribution and agency arrangements, joint ventures, franchising, terms of trading, product liability, and data protection legislation. In many instances, the technology or know-how behind a client’s business is central, thus we are able to advise on all aspects of protecting and exploiting intellectual property rights, including copyright, design rights patents and trade marks. We advice on the impact of Nigerian law generally on our clients businesses on a pro-active basis. Our services include:

Organisation of business entities such as partnerships, joint ventures, and corporations (both for profit and non-profit), and Secretarial Services.

Restructuring, reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and dissolution.

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Our pro-active disposition as a firm, has ensured that this is our fastest growing service. We represent a broad range of business enterprises ranging from individual entrepreneurs to multinational corporation. We pride ourselves on our ability to deal quickly and efficiently with the problems of all businesses regardless of size. Our lawyers have extensive experience in assisting management and in-house counsel with respect to specific legal problems and in establishing policies and practices for complying with legal requirements applicable to their business. As companies grow and develop, the need for specialized legal services is on the increase. We have both the breadth of experience and the highly specialized expertise in specific areas of business and corporate law to meet the needs of such companies.

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The firm specialises in advising on various investment laws and Compliance procedures. The Firm also render services in the area of regularising foreign Investors and or Employees immigration status in the country.

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As part of the firm portfolio we have expertise in tackling immigration problems of our clients as well as assisting in the processing, obtaining, validating and renewal of our client immigration status. This area of our practice has inevitably taken us to other related subjects such as processing citizenry applications for qualified aliens and legal representation and advisory services on dispute related to provision for and custody of children of foreign or mixed parenthood.

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We provide comprehensive financial advisory service to many clients. We advice commercial banks, merchant banks, leasing companies, subsidiaries of banks , holding companies and other financial institutions in the following areas:

Financing and refinancing transactions, creditors rights and lien enforcement and loan recovery proceedings.

Advise on lending transactions, including syndicated loans, medium-term loans and other financial products such as underwriting facilities and commercial papers as well as general financing techniques

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The firm boast among its members, a member partner who previously handles exclusively the Aviation and Shipping portfolio of a major law firm involved in the practice. This tremendous experience is being brought to bear on our client’s need in these areas. We are therefore in a good position to render legal advise services in the area of structuring Aircraft and ship acquisition, leases and designing legal frame work tailored to protect our clients interest.

We’ve being involved in conducting searches, registration and deregistration of Aircraft and ships from the Nigerian Aircraft and Shipping registries. Our members are possessed of the skills required to provide formal legal opinions on the validity and enforcement of the legal documentation for these transactions. In this regard our firm is fully insured under professional indemnity insurance.

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We provide the following services in this department:-

* Filing Registration Application and providing Consultation on projection for Domestic and Overseas patents trade marks and Copyrights.

* Dealing with official actions such as lodging, amendment such searches, opposition, invalidation, cancellation and compulsory licensing proceeding.

* Patents, trademark litigation and Arbitration.

* Legal opinions on patent and trademark laws and validity.


The purchase and sale of property has many implications for both parties concerned. Property should never be bought on the basis of a casual agreement but only after proper searches and enquiries. Equally, the sale of private property can involve unnecessary costs and delays if not handled by experienced Solicitors. We pride ourselves in giving a high standard of service and advice covering all the many aspects of property and sale. Most of the considerations that relate to the purchase, sale and leasing of private property apply in the commercial area but commercial acquisitions require additional specialist knowledge. The purchase, sale and leasing of commercial property whether it embraces factories, offices, shops or other interests such as, building land and development sites, all require considerable expertise.

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Whether or not a Will has been prepared professionally, handling the affairs of the Deceased can be extensive. Proof of authenticity, identifying and distributing assets and settling liabilities are normal features but special provision may be necessary. For instance, administering of Trusts or the transfer of assets to Beneficiaries require special attention.

We act as Executors and Trustees and so relieve relatives or friends of difficult and unwanted responsibility.

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This is a general litigation department designed to service the litigation matters of our various clients. The department is equipped for and engages in general litigation, and is well staffed by Counsel with experience in Banking, Property and Commercial dispute and litigation. The firm has been involved as Counsel in Commercial Arbitrate Proceedings and members has extensive professional training in and applied A.D.R. (Alternate Dispute Resolution) Methodology as a first steps to resolving our clients problem where it is adjudged productive