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

The world of finance influences every business, from the largest multinational to the smallest family-owned store, presenting companies with both growth opportunities and challenges. 


Today, finance itself is being driven by tremendous changes in economics, technology and regulation. As a result, Nigerian and international companies need support from a law firm that is on the cutting edge of the finance sector.



Delivering Transactional, Regulatory and Dispute Resolution Expertise

Our work in the finance industry is defined by our ability to comprehensively address the issues facing our clients. Our integrated transactional, regulatory and litigation/arbitration practices provide clients with the advice necessary to navigate today’s highly complex markets and economic environment.


Because we frequently advise and represent government leaders and regulatory bodies, our team has its finger on the pulse of legislative developments. As such, we provide proactive advice that helps our clients thrive in today’s market conditions while positioning themselves for potential upcoming changes.


How We Help

Operating at the centre of Nigeria’s financial system, our team is often at the heart of major deals and developments, addressing novel issues for a client base that includes financial institutions, non-bank financial players, fintech companies, large and small businesses, and regulatory agencies. We provide counsel and representation to meet a wide range of legal needs, including:

  • Corporate and Commercial Law: We advise public and private companies of all sizes on issues of corporate finance, taxation, acquisition finance, commercial contracts, capital markets and more.
  • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency: Led by one the nation’s most respected Silks, our restructuring and insolvency team advises distressed businesses and acquirers, as well as corporate debtors, lenders, private equity firms and other parties. We help clients develop restructuring strategies, resolve disputes and put together complex mergers and acquisitions.
  • Real Estate: Nigeria’s unique land ownership regime can be difficult to navigate, but our lawyers know the system from the inside out. Our finance lawyers assist with acquiring, developing, leasing and selling land and facilities for clients in all industries.


In addition, you can rely on our team to guide you on all other matters related to financial transactions and disputes. We are highly effective in dealing with blockchain technology, financial service regulations, capital offerings, consumer finance, allegations of corruption, bribery and other financial crimes, and much more.


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