Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Our advice and services based on litigation which arise from transactions between our clients and their customers are always apt and direct to the point. In doing that, we first, try to explore other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods like mediation, negotiation, and arbitration. It is only where these methods fail that we resort to litigation.
We however identify and advice on the fastest process and procedure guaranteed by the law to be adopted. We possess the requisite skill to handle a matter effectively following the litigation process from beginning to the end. The protection of our client’s interest within the frame work of best ethical and international practice remains our watchword.
Commercial Corporate Practice
We have extensive expertise in international commercial transaction, banking regulation, privatization and security regulations.
We advice corporations and institutions on issues that arise both in their routine operations and extra ordinary transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, divestitures and recapitalization.
We provide innovative solutions to cutting edges problems, we advise our clients not only on legal positions but also the best business practice to adopt.
We are experts in the rules governing documentations of various commercial transactions of modern concern.
Banking and Finance
We are a firm with extensive knowledge of transaction structuring and legal documentation. Transactions we handle in this area includes giving advice on drafting and perfection of foreign currency loan agreements, lending agreements, equipment lease agreements and structured trade finance agreements.
We are also in a position to advice on debts recovery, debt advisory and rescheduling, local and syndicated loan transaction and guarantees, foreign exchange forward contracts.
Assets based finance, investment structures, preparing syndicated loan agreement and a myriad of other forms of documentation.
Company Incorporation & Secretarial Services
We handle our clients’ brief in formation of all types of companies in Nigeria in order to meet their business interest and specialization. We also offer comprehensive and well informed secretarial services for the efficient and smooth running of the companies. Our personnel have experience and expertise in securing business and professional licenses in Nigeria.
We render a high level corporate tax practice. Our law firm can provide innovative and impressive solutions in handling tax matters. We are well equipped with requisite knowledge in the filed of regulatory provisions dealing with taxation.
Election petitions have an increasingly important area of our practice. It is quite technical and challenging. That is why we go extra mile in presenting our client’s position before the court. Our deep knowledge in election matters gives our client most definitive advantage as we help to protect our client’s well deserved mandate.
We have the requisite skill in real estate services. We can advise our clients on all relevant issue involved where targeting to invest in the commercial, industrial and hospitality market. We are also well versed in legal issues involved in the acquisition of real property, land registration, tax implication of property acquisition and real estate financing.
Relying on our experiences in the provision of similar services to other organizations like banks, corporate organizations and other financial institutions, we are in good stead to render same services to your establishment. Some of the measures we adopt in our facility recovery services include instituting expeditious facility recovery actions as guaranteed under the law; bankruptcy proceedings which is hardly used but most effective, enforcement of securing and enforcement of judgment without which litigation is not a worthy venture. Therefore before resorting to litigation we shall undertake a detailed and forensic study on the availability of tangible and intangible assets of the debtor and most expeditious means of ensuring that any eventual judgment obtained is made good.
Intellectual property is an increasingly important consideration in the global market place; corporations are becoming more aware of the possibilities provided through effective brand management.
Our practice in this area is wide encompassing trademark, copyright and patent. Our deep knowledge in intellectual property matters gives our client most definitive advantage as we help to protect our client’s most valuable assets.