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CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

We have successfully represented clients in matters relating to Agency, Commercial matters, Contract negotiation and drafting, Conditions of Sale, Company formation, Company Law advice including share issues, transfers and subscription and shareholders agreement.

 

COMPANY LAW

We have significant experience in Company and Trustees incorporation, Business Registration, mergers & acquisitions, joint venture agreements, company searches, Liquidations, Financial Due Diligence, filing of debentures and other statutory post incorporation/registration filings. We are duly accredited with the Corporate Affairs Commission.

 

CIVIL LITIGATION

We have a rich and unique experience in civil litigation relating to debt recovery and receivership proceedings, company winding up procedures, Garnishee, employment related litigation for employers and employees and other post-judgment enforcement Proceedings for Money Deposit Banks and other Financial Institutions, civil defense in State/Federal High Courts, National Industrial Court and Appellate Courts.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We understand how intellectual property assets can best be created and rights protected and file trademark and patent, industrial design applications and copyright notifications for companies and individuals. We also advice on all matters related thereto such as intellectual property valuation, negotiating and drafting license agreements, transfers and assignment deeds

 

EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAW

 We represent clients on a wide range of employment matters including unfair and wrongful dismissals, drafting compromise and conciliation agreements, breach of employment contract, personal injury and redundancy/retrenchment. We also offer advice on complex regulatory and legal aspects of labour and employment law in order to enable full compliance. We handle all matters arising from work place and all legal representations related thereto.

                          

REAL ESTATE LAW

 We have handled large scale real estate transactions including advice on regulatory laws, stamp duty, change of land use, registrations of Power of Attorney, Deed of Assignment, Deed of Mortgage, Title search and compensation negotiations. Our firm acts as solicitors to numerous property owners and drafts lease and tenancy agreements for them.

 

 MARITIME AND AVIATION

  • Shipping

 Vessel finance, purchase and registration, banking transactions relating to exports and imports. Carriage of goods, bills of lading, charter-parties, shipping disputes and litigation relating thereto. Registration of caveats against the arrest or release of vessels.

  • Aviation

Ensuring compliance with regulations, registration, licensing routes and insurance/reinsurance. Leasing and financing contracts, maintenance agreements and accident litigation. Legal advisory and representation to airlines and high net-worth Individuals with interest in aviation sector on complex issues in connection with aircraft financing and ticket surcharges.  Our team is also actively involved in commercial litigation as it relates to airlines, airports, and airport operators.

 

 OIL AND GAS

 Processing applications, negotiating concessions unitisation agreements, trading, exploration, mining, engineering, building and construction. Service contacts, permits and licenses and operation and maintenance agreements. Negotiate, draft and advice on joint ventures, memorandum of understanding and production sharing agreements. Project forming, purchases, commercial regularity, environmental, financing and security aspect for exploration, extraction, production, storage, distribution and sale, upstream & downstream exploration and sales purchases.

 

INSURANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Our Practice has been involved in all aspects of insurance. We act for underwriters, brokers and reinsurers in product liability, personal injury and damage/total loss claims. We have also acted as advisers to insurance companies on mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions.

We have extensive litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience regarding insurance matters in oil and gas and aviation industries. We advise and represent clients both on the enforcement of their rights under various insurance contracts and in hearings before the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).

Our clients operate in a diverse range of industries and we have honed our skills in special risk areas including oil and gas, aviation and shipping.

COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES

  • On the instruction of the Board, to summon meetings of companies in our portfolio (both Board and General) and to issue notices in respect of any such meetings in compliance with the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2004 (CAMA) and the Articles of Association.
  • Subject to an agreed number of meetings per year, to attend Board and General Meetings and take minutes thereto, and prepare any related resolutions. 
  • To file all requisite statutory documents, at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
  • To maintain and update the statutory registers and the minute books for clients.
  • To send out notices relating to the allotment of shares and issue share certificates by the order of the Board
  • Any other company secretarial functions as may be delegated by the Board of Directors.

 

MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE

We advise clients on the current regulatory regimes which operators in the sectors must be aware of. We tailor our services to expeditiously provide relevant counsel to our clients.

We offer comprehensive services on medical negligence and other torts related to medical treatment, malpractice, confidentiality and ethics, clinical and pharmaceutical governance, workforce performance enhancement, healthcare dispute resolutions in work places. We represent clients in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries across the full range their intellectual property and anti-trust needs, transactional needs, collaborations and divestitures, content research, licensing agreements, parallel trade, supply and distributorship agreements and clinical trial documentation.

 

WILLS AND PROBATE

Our services drafting and registration of wills, application for letters of administration and setting up trust structures for private and estate planning.

  

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