Clients looking to raise capital in the financial and capital market turn to us for insightful and sophisticated legal advisory and back-up services and solutions on equity structuring and financing, equity bridge financing, private placements, bonds, initial public offerings, rights issues, mergers, acquisitions, and takeovers, etc. Our lawyers are registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) as capital market legal services providers.
Our Probate/Estate Planning & Administration services is available to assist you to achieve the proper planning and orderly management of your affairs and devolution of your assets after your demise. This include helping you to address and minimise or eliminate the impact of inheritance taxation. Our services range include:
Apart from helping to put in place the appropriate estate planning legal instruments, we are also available to provide the following additional fiduciary and probate services that the survivors of a deceased estate holder may require:
We offer high quality legal research into backgrounds of individuals and entities, KYC screenings, property and asset/liability verification and tracing, and all forms of legal due diligence services to meet your need for accurate information on subjects and/or objects concerning which you are involved or contemplating a contractual or legal relationship. Our clients include commercial banks, insurance companies, and numerous foreign companies and investors in the Nigerian economy.
We offer knowledgeable and experienced Legal Advisory Services tailored towards providing creative and effective solutions across a broad range of practice areas including on aspects of Nigerian laws, regulations and practices relating to:
Our advisory services include:
We offer a full range of legal services for the acquisition, commercialization, protection and enforcement of your intellectual property and assets in the areas of:
We are available to serve your need for legal documentation of all sorts, whether of a contractual or transactional nature or not, and whether simple or complex.
Our legal drafting team is imbued with the competence and experience garnered over many years to provide you with made to measure and airtight drafts of contracts and other documents that cannot be surmounted by the most rigorous legal attack or lawsuit. The experience of the team encompasses not only drafting, but also interpreting transactional and non-transactional documents of a legal nature intended to govern business or any other type of relationships or arrangements. By their creative thinking and top-range drafting skill, our lawyers anticipate from the onset, and are able to either eliminate or limit our clients’ exposure to future liabilities or other inconveniences of a legal nature in their business or other relations and arrangements.
Our services include personalized consultation to discuss your contract or other legal documentation requirements; conducting document or contract review and analysis; editing, proofreading, and re-structuring pre-drafted documents, contracts and agreements; and drafting agreements and contracts that follow the appropriate legal formats that meet the objectives of the parties.
The experience of our legal drafting unit cover:
Our Licensing & Regulatory Compliance services assists clients engaged in businesses subject to statutory licensing and regulatory control to be alive to and be continuously compliant with the requirements/conditions of their charter and existence. Our understanding of company and industry regulations as well as our deep knowledge of and long-standing involvement and interactions with regulators such as the C.B.N., NAICOM, NAFDAC, SEC, NSE, NERCOM, Mining Cadastral Office, FAAN, NCAO, NCC, NCAA, NAMA etcetera, concerned with the licensing and oversight supervision of businesses such as Banking, Insurance, Capital Markets, Telecommunication, Mining, Pharmaceuticals, Aviation, Electric Power generation and distribution, etcetera, are readily available to serve the needs of our existing clients operating or prospective clients intending to operate in any of these industries.
Our range of services in this area cover:
Our Tax services advise our clients on legal aspects of tax governance and administration, and assist them to meet their legal responsibilities for compliance.
Our services include: