Corporate Services SUBPRACTICES

Company or Joint Venture Formation

Our corporate and commercial practices represent international and global companies and their Nigerian subsidiaries on company formation, contracting and regulatory matters.

Our team has completed a significant number of joint ventures and strategic alliances for corporations, investment firms and global banks. We work through the complexities of each deal, and we provide comprehensive, strategic and cost-effective counsel.

Company Secretarial

Companies today operate in a challenging climate of increased regulation, heightened disclosure and more stringent enforcement in Nigeria and worldwide. Our expert team focuses on the specific needs of our clients, which include a vast array of multinationals in all the major industry sectors. We ensure our clients are in compliance with laws and regulations, and guide directors in complying with their fiduciary responsibilities.

In addition to providing corporate secretarial services, we regularly counsel boards and senior executives on a full range of corporate governance issues, regulatory and internal investigations, litigation avoidance, director and officer liability and insurance, executive compensation, board committee issues, ethical codes and best practices.

Franchising and Distribution

Regardless of industry sector, our expert corporate and commercial lawyers understand that, for many clients, franchising is an optimal, profitable and efficient route for growth. We effectively guide our clients on issues such as risk management, partner due diligence and selections, as well as compliance with a myriad of regulations and laws across multiple sectors.

We leverage our extensive experience to provide our clients with leading-edge corporate and commercial law advice. Our client portfolio includes multinational hospitality, luxury skincare and healthcare, leading multinational corporations and investors in energy, technology, cosmetics, automotive, fashion, food and beverages.