Workable solutions for your workplace.

Modern Nigeria presents to companies and executives a rapidly changing regulatory landscape, which includes:


  • A strengthening union movement
  • Economic and social change
  • Evolving pension and benefits rules
  • Not to mention a host of potential HR pitfalls


Amid all these moving parts, companies large and small turn to our highly regarded employment and labor law team on advisory matters, litigation, policy development, HR support and more.

Employment and Benefits Advisory Services Covering All Angles

Nigerian companies and international businesses seek our advisory services across a wide range of matters. Our objective is to provide advice and guidance to prevent costly litigation, avoid government investigation, minimize business disruption and preserve your company’s reputation. 


We provide strategic counsel on virtually all aspects of Nigerian employment and labor law, including:

  • Pensions
  • Benefits and incentives packages
  • Employment agreements encompassing IP/trade secrets, confidentiality, non-competes, etc.
  • Executive hiring and dismissals
  • Complex discipline and grievance issues
  • Independent contractor relationships
  • Workplace safety and health
  • Union activity
  • Immigration facilities (permits, quotas, visas, etc.)
  • Privacy and data security
  • Employment litigation and arbitration


Supporting Your HR Needs

Minimizing your company’s risk starts with sound human resources practices. To prevent problems before they arise, our lawyers conduct comprehensive audits of HR policies and procedures and we design and present training programs for management on topics like sexual harassment. 

We also play a pivotal role in helping clients create compliance programs, employment handbooks, drug testing and background check procedures, discrimination and harassment policies, and much more.

Guiding You Through Workforce Transitions

We provide instrumental support for workforce management during periods of great transition. For instance, when businesses face lay-offs, we are there to advise on steps to take to manage risk. We also guide through other transitions, including:

  • Corporate restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Take-overs
  • External management




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