Our Practice Area
Our Practice Area
We are involved in assisting and advising firms in connection with setting up companies in the Oil and Gas sector. Our extensive range of services covers upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the industry. The firm provides such other legal services or advice in relation to the development of petroleum related assets and opportunities. We have assisted clients in transactions with such other entities like natural gas suppliers, marketers and manufacturers.
Our professional team advises in respect of company formation, obtaining letters of credit/facilities from credit agencies, obtaining the appropriate personnel and support including procuring the services of chartered accountants, offering restructuring solutions and conducting independent business reviews.
Our legal advisers negotiate, prepare and verify all forms of oil and gas arrangements, contracts and agreements including explorations, production and transportation. We have also advised on construction of oil and gas infrastructure.
We have a team of experts who advise on the formation, registration, administration and financial structuring of offshore companies.
We have provided information, advice and referrals on various offshore jurisdictions. This service enables our corporate clients to maximise profits and enhance their earnings.
We have advised on all areas of commercial contracts such as negotiating, drafting and reviewing joint venture and operating agreements, negotiating and agreeing engineering and construction contracts, shareholders agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Agency contracts.
Our expert advisers draft, prepare and verify contract documentation, sale and venture agreements etc. We have also advised on mergers and acquisitions.
We specialises in all types of property transactions. We have a specialist department of property law solicitors dedicated to providing advice and assistance to both our residential and commercial clients. Our aim is to provide a modern, cost effective and efficient service. This team deals with all Commercial Property transactions including:
- Commercial Leases
- Landlord and Tenant
- Business Tenancy Agreements
- Assignments, Transfers and Sub-Leases
- Right to Buy/Buy to Let etc
Our team of experts offer and provide assistance in drafting employment contracts and agreements for all forms of employees and we have also resolved employment dispute, where we will work with our client to ensure it is resolved as economically and quickly as possible.
Our employment law solicitors offer expertise in all areas of employment law, including:
- Terms of employment including disciplinary and redundancy procedures
- Claims for breach of contract
- Compromise agreements
- Claims for unfair dismissal and unlawful discrimination
- Maternity rights
- The conduct of tribunal and appeal proceedings
The firm has leading experts in the area of Charity/NGO Law, focusing particularly on Governance and Diversity issues. We offer services relating to interpretation of charity/NGO law, updates on charity regulations/legislation, the registration of appropriate charitable corporate structures for NGOs and voluntary organisations, appointment of trustees, advising on the roles and responsibilities of trustees and executive boards and dealing with conflict and resolution issues, Running seminars, workshops and training programmes on the challenges facing charities and NGOs.
We have assisted in providing feasibility studies in respect of the nature and location of business ventures, arranging credit facilities and procuring services of reputable credit agencies.
Advising on the impact legislative and regulatory changes have on businesses. Further advisory services include assisting in the selection and recruitment of staff, undertaking business reviews and advising on corporate strategy, organizational growth and creditor care.
We specialise in all areas of Immigration and Nationality law. Our team offers expert advice in business immigration. We have an excellent record in obtaining business visas from the Home Office.
Our corporate immigration services include amongst other things advice in the following categories:
- Investor applications
- Work permits Schemes
- Highly Skilled Migrant Programme
- All Business Applications
- Domestic Worker Applications
- Student Visa Application
- Visiting Visas
We also provide representation and advocacy assistance before Immigration Judges, the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal, High Court, Court of Appeal, House of Lords of England and the European Courts.
Our team of specialists offer legal advice from the registration and protection of trademarks, designs, patents and copyright through to advising, negotiating and representing clients in the film, music and entertainment industry.
We also have experience in advising Film/Television, Music and sports clients including:
- Music copyright, media and entertainment Law
- Publishing Agreements for professional sportspersons, musicians and Entertainers
- Letters of Intent, Commissioning Agreements, Data Protection and Privacy.
- Agreements with sportspersons, musicians and entertainers.
- Tour sponsorship and merchandising rights.
Our team of experts offer a full legal service to the shipping industry. We have advised in connection with commercial shipping, due diligence investigations, marine insurance and coverage issues, risk management strategies, casualty management, drafting contracts of affreightment and bill of lading terms, International commodities transportation and storage, carriage of crude oil, refined products etc. on cargoes.
We have amongst our team, seasoned advocates whose experience in court room practices cuts across High Courts of different states of Nigeria, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. We always insist that clients are notified of developments in their matters and that steps taken are in the best interest of the Client.
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13 Years of Experience
Our Practice has over ten (10) legal practitioners working in our office and over five (5) paralegal staff. The Firm is experienced in acting for commercial clients, international consultants, international contractors, global lenders, and international sponsors, private and governmental - public sector institutions.