A strengthening financial system underpins Nigeria’s growth. We strengthen those working within that system.

The highly regulated Nigerian financial industry presents unique obstacles and opportunities for firms and individuals doing business here. The financial system is complex, but with the right legal team, you can accomplish your goals.


Serving All Financial Industry Stakeholders

Our team of accomplished banking and finance lawyers advises and represents clients from across the financial industry spectrum. On the institutional side, our clients include Nigerian and foreign:

  • Commercial and investment banks
  • Broker-dealers
  • Insurance companies
  • FinTech companies
  • Loan servicers
  • Specialty finance companies
  • Private equity firms
  • Payment service providers


We also represent regulators and regulatory bodies, often on issues related to proprietary regulations. Our goal here is to ensure the constitutionality of proposed regulations and to provide advice on the possible economic impacts of various regulatory efforts.


Additionally, we represent commercial borrowers across a wide variety of industries.

At the Financial Forefront

Clients turn to us because we have built a reputation for proficiency and efficiency across a broad range of legal issues present in the financial world:


  • Acquisition finance
  • Project finance
  • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Lending transactions
  • FinTech
  • Consumer financial services
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Private equity
  • And much more


A Leader in Payments

Digitization and e-commerce are shifting the world’s buying habits. Payments systems are changing along with those habits. Our lawyers have the advantage of being based in the banking centres of Lagos and Abuja, where the evolution of payment systems is centre-stage. 

Our legal team is well-positioned to advise parties on all aspects of current and next-generation payment systems, including:

  • Banks
  • Credit card issuers
  • FinTechs
  • P2P companies


We are at the cutting edge of the development of the rules, regulations, procedures and technologies that are transforming the modern world of payments. Additionally, our lawyers advise clients regarding blockchain technology, digital assets, and the quickly evolving regulatory and tax regimes governing these assets.

Receivership Counsel

Lenders often require assistance with Nigeria’s complex receivership process when borrowers are in default. We have a well-developed method for handling receiverships that have led to a high success rate for our clients. We are happy to speak with bank and lending leaders regarding any aspect of our unique approach to receivership.


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