Real Estate SUBPRACTICES
Our commercial real estate lawyers provide leading Nigerian and international lenders, owners and borrowers with the tools to structure and implement sophisticated and complex real estate financing transactions. Our knowledgeable and hands-on real estate lawyers and finance lawyers, who work together closely, have deep and broad experience in property ownership structuring, including trusts, limited partnerships, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and offshore investment companies.
We represent top-tier Nigerian and international developers, investors, sponsors, private equity investors and lenders. Our experienced real estate lawyers assist in the structuring, negotiation and financing of real estate development projects in a broad spectrum of industry sectors, including power, infrastructure, oil and gas, residential, retail, office, leisure and mixed-use projects.
With top-tier construction lawyers, we are sought out by the Nigerian and international construction industry’s leading players, as well as by owners, contractors, sponsors, insurers and lenders. Our hands-on experience and deep industry knowledge is critical to the successes we achieve on behalf our clients. Our real estate lawyers are experienced in all aspects of construction projects, including initial financing, structuring the deal, and contract negotiations with many players, such as architects, local authorities and lenders, through to completion.
We have extensive expertise and experience in the hospitality and leisure industries and we proudly represent top hotel operators, investors, lenders and other owners in a broad range of complex and sophisticated transactions. We provide creative, practical and cost-effective solutions regarding acquisitions and dispositions, REITs, mixed-use projects and equity and debt financings. From hotel and resort facilities attracting a global clientele to magnificent golf estates, we help our clients secure their visions.
Our experienced commercial real estate lawyers understand that our clients operate in an extremely competitive environment, where costs must be accounted for even in the most high-end and sought-after specialty markets and elegant shopping malls. We bring years of representation to the table, including overseeing development approvals, negotiating with local governments, drafting restrictive covenants and site development agreements, as well as negotiating retail leases and financings.