We undertake, on behalf of our clients, proceedings at the High Courts, National Industrial Court, Investments and Securities Tribunal, Other tribunals and Appellate Courts. We also mediate between parties and serve as Consultants, Arbitrators in Local and International Commercial Transaction, Investment/Port folio arrangements, Partnership and Joint Ventures, Arbitration Proceedings and other Regulated and Independent Proceedings.
INSOLVENCY AND BUSINESS RECOVERY:
The Firm offers a wide spectrum of services in this area including advice on Business Recovery and Rescue, Loan Restructuring, Liquidation, Winding Up, Bankruptcy and Receivership , Undertaking special assignments regarding Insolvency offices and incidental roles. We also render professional advice on perfection and realization of mortgage properties and general mortgage with the expiration of the legal due dates or drawdown. We also engage in Assets Tracing, Business Reorganization and other Insolvency support services, including managing Cross-Border Transactions. Our Firm provides and retains competent professionals who act as Liquidators, Receivers, Receiver/Managers and other Consultants in this highly specialized area.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL:
We render advice on all aspects of Law and Practice of Companies, Partnership, Sole Proprietorship, Joint Ventures. We undertake Company Secretarial Services and also assist in Company Formations, Reorganizations, Floatation, Mergers and Take-overs, Acquisitions and Arrangements. Our services also cut across Negotiating, Drafting and Reviewing of Commercial Contracts and Agreements. In addition, we offer guidance on Corporate Governance and related matters.
CAPITAL MARKET AND INVESTMENT/PORTFOLIO CONSULTANCY
We advise and prepare necessary documentations on Capital Market Transactions and Portfolio Investments. We also assist clients and act as Solicitors/advisers in Corporate Investments, Initial Public Offers (I.P.O.) Issuance of bonds, Creation of Debentures and Securities in Companies with Regulatory Guidelines and filling of statutory returns as applicable.
The Firm renders advice on labour related matters including Trade Union Negotiations, Service Contracts, Terms and Conditions of Employment, Terminal Benefits, Redundancy and Labour Dispute. We also assist in negotiations for Restraint of Trade, Disengagement and Severance matters.
CONSTITUTIONAL/ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, ELECTORAL MATTERS AND GOVERNMENT
Our practice in this areas covers deepening the frontiers of the Rule of Law, facilitating regular interface among the arms and tiers of government within the ambits of the constitution, enforcement of fundamental rights of clients and related advice. Our Clients are also advised on Analysis, Review of Policies of Government and their Implementation within the confines of the existing Laws. We undertake Advisory Role for Government Agencies and Parastatals. The firm advises clients on compliance with guidelines in the Electoral Processes and Regulations, Rights, Enforcement and Control in Constitutional matters.
ENERGY, OIL AND GAS
TThe Firm advises Clients on the effects and implications of Petroleum, Gas and Mining Laws and Regulations in the Industry. Issues relating to Joint Venture Agreements, Intergovernmental Issues, Community Protection Issues. We also assist in Restructuring and Documentation of Oil, Gas and Mining Contracts.
REAL ESTATE AND TRUST:
Our Real Estate Department provides services in respect of Purchase, Lease and Mortgage Transactions on both Residential and Commercial properties. In addition, the Firm manages Real Estates and provides advisory legal services as needed. We also assist in the creation of Investment Trust, Real Estate Trust and Social Trust. We prepare necessary documentations in respect of Trust Fund, Management, Wills and Codicils.
PROJECT FINANCING/INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAWS:
We offer diverse services in negotiating the structure and drafting of necessary documentation for Investment Companies. Our services also include negotiating for Private Public Partnership and Private Partnership in Project Financing. Reviewing of Concessioning Agreements on behalf of our clients and other support and related services.
Our Firm also offers Advisory Services in International Transactions and governing Laws including related Consultancy support as may affect relations with International Organizations as connected to Municipal and International Economic activities, including Regulatory and other applicable Laws.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY LAW
Our Team in this area provides services in respect of Registration, Protection and Enforcement of Copyrights, Patents, Trade Marks, Designs and Trade Secrets. Our Clients are also advised on contracts involving Intellectual Property such as Trade Protection and Licensing. Arrangements, Distributorships, Assignments and Transfer of Technology. Our practice in this area also covers ICT and Competition Law, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and ICT Regulatory and Policy issues together with incidental and related matters thereto.
COMPANY SECRETARIAL AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES
The Firm undertakes on behalf of retained Clients to perform Secretarial and Consultancy Services as applicable under the Law and as may be provided in any Retainership or other Agreement between the Firm and the Client.