Our work as a firm spans three decades; our counsel experience exceeds a century of combined active practice. But we look at every case with fresh eyes.
We act as external solicitors to the Central Bank of Nigeria, providing advice on transactions and on the regulatory position of the bank. Members of our staff were involved in advising the bank with respect to the facility extended to the power sector for the stabilization of liquidity issues affecting the various participants in the sector in an effort to ensure the success of the Federal Government’s Power Privatisation Scheme.
We currently act for a multinational airline as solicitors and in the litigation of civil and criminal disputes touching on several areas of aviation practice.
Members of our staff have advised a State Government with respect to Public Private Partnerships and, in particular, a build, own, operate and transfer concession agreement for the development of prime waterfront property.
Members of our staff have advised several oil & gas companies on the acquisition and assignment of interests in oil and gas assets and in rights related to such assets including regulatory processing of such assignment and acquisition.
We currently act as company secretary to a number of companies in different parts of the country.
We have experience in actions with respect to the winding up of banks and other financial institutions.
We have advised on the development of real estate spanning several hectares. Our work has included advice on the project from conception through to execution of the project.
We act as external solicitors to the Federal Inland Revenue Service, providing advice on their regulatory and compliance issues and dispute resolution services. Our work includes long-term litigation of tax evasion disputes with a renowned multinational operating in the oil and gas sector.
We have acted on behalf of and in disputes with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in high-profile cases involving personalities on the national stage.
Members of our staff have acted for companies in the procurement of facilities from banks for project financing. In particular, they have advised on overdrafts, reserve-based lending, term loan facilities, structured loan facilities among others.
We have represented the Nigerian Governors Forum in matters bordering on its corporate structure, most recently in the resolution of a dispute with respect to the internal workings of the think tank.
We have acted on behalf of and in disputes against the Independent National Electoral Commission with respect to electoral fraud and other offences against the statute establishing the body with respect to elections in Nigeria.