Helping companies navigate Nigeria’s increasingly regulated and complex operating environment.

Nigeria’s intensifying regulatory regime is bringing heightened scrutiny to boards of directors, shareholder communications and compliance programs, making strong governance more important than ever. 


But good corporate governance is more than simply a legal necessity. It is also at the heart of crisis response, litigation avoidance and long-term company stability.


Governance and Compliance Expertise in Multiple Sectors 

As one of Nigeria’s leading corporate law firms, we counsel a diverse client base consisting of both established major companies and newer businesses across many sectors. 

Our lawyers brings varied backgrounds to the table, enabling our team to deliver thoughtful, well-reasoned advice regarding governance and compliance for companies of virtually any size and in any industry.

Comprehensive Corporate Governance and Compliance for Public and Private Companies

Now more than ever, your company can benefit from proactive interaction with regulatory bodies, shareholders and other stakeholders. Whether your company is public or private, Nigerian or international, you can turn to our team for practical advice across the full range of corporate governance needs:

  • Board composition, structure and compliance
  • CEO succession planning
  • Codes of ethics, codes of conduct and related policies
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest
  • Director and officer liability insurance
  • Regulatory investigations
  • Executive compensation
  • Director and officer fiduciary duties
  • Litigation avoidance
  • Auditing compliance

Crisis Avoidance and Response

Our goal is to help you proactively develop strategies to avoid crises. However, we also recognize that today’s companies must always be prepared to respond to a crisis should one arise. As such, our lawyers stand at the ready to support you in all crisis management efforts, including:

  • Government investigations
  • Whistleblower response procedures
  • Contested takeovers/takeover defense
  • Proxy contests and shareholder activism
  • Corrupt practices inquiries and investigations
  • Special board committee investigations


Risk Management

Companies face risk in the forms of civil liability, reputational damage, regulatory enforcement actions and even criminal prosecution when things go wrong. 


Our skilled lawyers help clients create and execute risk assessments and audits, compliance reviews and reputational risk management programs to help reduce such risks. Additionally, we provide due diligence reviews, manage internal investigations and defend companies and executives facing external investigations or enforcement actions.


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