Tax SUBPRACTICES

Tax Advisory

Our clients benefit from our expertise even with the most difficult tax planning. We are a top tax team in Nigeria, and we have in-depth knowledge of the business and legal intricacies of Nigerian and international business and taxation. Our tax advisory team provides forward-thinking solutions for transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and project finance, as well as family and estate planning, real estate, executive compensation, dispute resolution and investigative matters.

Contentious Tax Dispute

Nigerian and international clients seek out our experienced contentious tax dispute legal team to navigate compliance requirements, negotiate with tax authorities, or for representation in contentious tax disputes or dispute resolution. Our tax litigation lawyers, who have extensive knowledge of the corporate law and commercial law arenas, combine this with their dispute resolution skills to ensure the optimal outcome for our clients.

In the last three years, our team has represented clients in a diverse range of landmark matters including: the tax treatment of the proceeds of disposal of an oil mining lease, securing the affirmation of the tax exempt status of profits from trading in long-term bonds, securing the affirmation of the tax exempt status of a charitable educational institution, the tax treatment of profits arising from a contract executed by a foreign company outside Nigeria for the benefit of a Nigerian resident, and various others.