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SERVICES

WE ARE EXPERTS AT WHAT WE DO

WE KEEP OUT PROMISES

Our areas of expertise shows that we have carved a niche for ourselves as the top legal solution for Internet start-ups, newly created companies and entertainers. We also provide intelligent legal solutions for enterprising Nigerians abroad who need a law firm with a perfect knowledge of the Nigerian terrain to not provide only business and investment advice but to also be their agents on the ground during the execution of those investments.

Thus, we have acquired real estate and supervised the building of houses, hotels, hospitals etc. to completion and to the exact standard required by our clients. We have also assisted in the incorporation of companies here in Nigeria and acted as proxies for clients who are abroad.

PROPERTY LAW

We are experts in all types of personal and commercial real estate transactions. We help our clients find low cost properties with great potential all over Nigeria.

Our services include:

  • Real estate sale and acquisition
  • Documentation and perfection of titles, conveyances and other related documents
  • Making sure land transactions are legitimate by performing all appropriate searches
  • Securing the property
  • Supervision of building projects for clients in Nigeria and the diaspora
  • Management and letting of all buildings; personal and commercial
  • Helping landlords investigate prospective tenants before they move into their property
  • Real estate development and redevelopment
  • Real estate construction

We operate a special housing programme which is designed to help young salary earners get loans to rent their own houses and then pay back in instalments

COMPANY AND COMMERCIAL LAW

We offer advice, consult, prepare documents and provide services on all of the following;

  • Joint Ventures and partnerships
  • Taxation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Debt recovery
  • Downstream oil and gas business transactions
  • Company receivership and insolvency issues
  • Due diligence in commercial transactions
  • Incorporation and registration of companies, partnerships, business names, associations etc.
  • Regulatory services including assisting clients to register with various regulatory bodies including: National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) etc.
  • Attendance at annual general meetings of companies as proxies
  • Accompanying clients to business meetings
  • Providing advice on government policies and regulations as they affect business in Nigeria

 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STARTUPS

  • Domain name availability searches
  • Registration, management and maintenance of domain names
  • Filing of domain name complaints
  • General advisory services

 SECRETARIAL DUTIES

  • Organise, prepare and circulate notices of meetings
  • Attend meetings
  • Prepare minutes of meetings
  • File statutory returns with Corporate Affairs Commission, Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Maintain the statutory books of clients
  • Other services

ENTERTAINMENT LAW

Our expertise in entertainment law matters is second to none. We offer musicians, actors, actresses, authors, software developers, the telecommunication industry, banks, record labels, comedians, directors, producers, media houses, online celebrities…etc. legal consultancy and assistance in the following:

  • Contract drafting
  • Contract review and analysis
  • Contract negotiation
  • Purchase of songs and scripts
  • Brand promotion and management
  • Copyright regulatory compliance
  • Negotiation and drafting of joint venture and content production agreements for movies, television programmes, music collaboration etc.
  • Investment advice

FAMILY AND MATRIMONIAL LAW

Our ability to be totally discreet has also made us one of the top firms for all areas of family and matrimonial law including:

  • Wills and trusts
  • Administration of estates
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Legal guardianship
  • Obtaining of DNA tests

ARBITRATION

We are eminently qualified to represent clients in all arbitration panels on all matters from IP and Domain Name conflicts to chieftaincy tussles.

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

We are grounded in constitutional law as well as in administrative law. We provide advice on all matters from those relating to the interpretation of the Constitution to the challenging of illegal government actions.

LITIGATION

We have represented clients at all levels of the Nigerian judicial system. Our command of the language and process is impeccable. We enjoy putting on our wigs and representing your interests in court.