Our corporate practice excels at complex cross-border transactions both locally and internationally. Our significant track record includes complex mega-deals, high-value private equity transactions, the formation of companies, shareholder rights, a full spectrum of public and private mergers and acquisitions, business agreements, and joint ventures. Our team provides strategic legal advice and proactive support to our clients to help navigate a fast-changing and sometimes opaque regulatory environment.
While our commercial law practice involves legal problems that can occur in the running of businesses and commercial transactions. It has a predominant concern in contract and tort law. Legal advice can be given to any part of the running of the business, from offset (starting a business) all the way to dissolving a company.
Our team provides comprehensive business advisory services, including guidance on all aspects of corporate and commercial law. We help clients form corporations, partnerships, and joint ventures including unincorporated ventures. We advise on foreign investments, regulatory compliance, all aspects of regulatory compliance, and divestments and liquidations.
The changes brought about by the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020, have created the need for specialized legal advice on corporate governance, corporate structure, and compliance with all provisions regulating corporate affairs. With our wealth of experience in these areas of practice, we are well-positioned to represent promoters of private and public companies, partnerships, and sole-proprietorships.
We also offer consultancy services on the procurement of business permits, expatriate quota slots, and approvals for capital repatriation. Our long-established association with relevant government parastatals also enhances our preparedness to represent clients. We also undertake company secretarial duties for corporate bodies.
Furthermore, while undertaking the registration of copyright(s), trademarks, patents, and designs, we also advise on the creation of franchises and securing of relevant licenses.