The Firm’s Commercial Law practice is very robust. Our corporate finance and corporate restructuring practice provides legal support in the execution of mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, loan documentation and related due diligence.
We handle the incorporation of companies, establishment of joint ventures, incorporation of incorporated trustees and charitable trusts, share reconstructions, negotiating and drafting of memoranda of understanding, shareholders agreements, increases and reduction in share capital and alteration of name, objects and articles of association of corporate entities.
We advise and help in the drafting and vetting of Releases, indemnities, guarantees, pledges, charges, liens, simple money bonds, installment bonds, equated installment bonds, security bonds.
The Firm also provides company secretarial services and our expertise extends to the various disciplines that bear upon basic corporate decision making i.e. securities, accounting, taxation and regulated industry law.
As part of our company and commercial law practice, we provide assistance to foreign companies/individuals wishing to establish businesses in Nigeria. These services include the establishment of joint venture companies, company registrations, obtainment of business permits, expatriate quota allocations, approved status, pioneer status and approvals for exemption from incorporation under S.56 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990. The firm also advises on Nigerian laws, regulations and procedures related to foreign investment.
Because of their indispensable nature, we undertake the drafting, vetting and perfection of agency Agreements, supply agreements, financial collaboration agreements, marketing assistance agreement, research and development agreements, exclusive reseller agreement, direct franchising, franchising through subsidiary or branch office area development agreement, master franchising agreement, franchising through joint venture, drafting of franchise agreements.
We also provide legal advice and Dispute Resolution services on the aforementioned and all incidental matters.