The transportation industry is transforming Nigeria. Inside our borders, new roads and railways are connecting rural areas with cities and cities to each other. Meanwhile, numerous ports of entry make Nigeria a hub for global business. This transformation comes with challenges for businesses and state officials in areas like technology, regulation and environmental impact. Our transportation legal team helps clients navigate this dynamic industry successfully.
Roads and railways are the unsung heroes of the Nigerian economy, moving the people and goods that drive the country’s growth.
Our lawyers have the expertise to guide transit and logistics companies of all sizes, technology companies, investors, regulators and all other parties involved in building and maintaining these vital arteries. From traditional highways to emerging light rail systems, we assist clients who are involved in any aspect of building out the nation’s land transport systems.
We apply cross-disciplinary experience in finance, foreign investment, local investment, and public/private partnerships to structure deals that work for business, regulators and local citizens. Whether the financing involves credit facilities, concessions, or an alternative method, you can rely on us to get the deal done.
Also, our lawyers provide top-quality advice and advocacy to clients on essentially all matters stemming from land transportation, including business continuity, due diligence, insurance issues, and land acquisition.
The aviation side of our transportation practice provides advice and counsel to airlines, private aviation companies, leasing companies and regulatory bodies on issues such as procurement, maintenance, licensing, passenger rights, incident response, public policy, and risk management.
The maritime and shipping side of the practice guides clients through issues of maritime logistics and contracts; casualty, pollution and salvage; disaster recovery; regulatory compliance; commercial disputes; taxation and more.