AREAS OF PRACTICE
 
   ->Areas of Practice
 Civil,Corporate & Commercial  Litigation
 Project Management
 Foreign Investment & Divestment
 Telecommunication Law & IT
 Asset Financing
 Company Secretarial Services
 Private Client Service
 Patent, Trademark and Copyright
 Employment Law / Imiigration
 Entertainment Practice
 Arbitration & Mediation
 Energy and Power
 Real Estate & Property Consulting
 Shipping Law

The firm provides a broad range of commercial and corporate but a substantial portion of the firms practice focuses on litigation and arbitral matters. The firm maintains a strong practice in labour and employment law, real estate, environmental, telecommunication law, Governmental relation and regulatory affairs, and also energy law.

The Firms area of practice are listed below

 

CIVIL ,CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
FORIEIGN INVESTMENT AND DIVESTMENT.
TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW.
ASSET FINANCING
COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES
PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICE
PATENT,TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT
EMPLOYMENT LAW/IMMIGRATION.
ENTERTAINMENT PRACTICE
ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
ENERGY AND POWER
REAL ESTATE AND PROPERTY CONSULTING

SHIPPING LAW

 


CIVIL ,CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

The firm has acquired varied and substantial experience in the area of litigation and is very active in this area of practice. The firm’s litigation, arbitral and dispute mediation practice is constantly developing in line with the changes in the Nigerian legal system.
Our aim in all cases is to obtain a commercially favorable settlement as an alternative to litigation.The firm has developed a result-oriented approach to debt recovery and a good number of organizations have benefited from our excellent records on debt collection and related services.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
The firm advises clients on the use of Project Management techniques while handling their major projects. We have a project management team that help prepare a plan with timelines and milestones for projects. Our aim is to help our clients both local and foreign maximize opportunities and minimize costs. In doing this our clients do not have to worry about their major projects as that will be our priority. All documentation and agreements and legal requirements will be adequately taken care of with our clients interest well protected.


FORIEIGN INVESTMENT AND DIVESTMENT

The firm represent oversea clients in the oil, manufacturing, investment and service sector and has considerable experience with oversea companies and individuals wishing to establish business in Nigeria either wholly on their own or in partnership in Nigerians or through companies wholly owned by non Nigerians. The firm ensures that oversea clients and companies are compliant with the requirement of the law for maintaining a business in Nigeria. These include the obtaining of expatriate Quota and business Permit, certificate of Capital importation, SEC Consents and Approval.
The Firm also proffers advice on the mechanics of divestments from non-Nigerian entities and its partners have been involved in major divestment transaction.

TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW
The Firm acts as legal adviser to various foreign and indigenous telecommunication Company. We support our client by providing regulatory compliance services i.e. by securing requisite NCC licenses. One of our Partners is a specialist in this area having acquired a master’s degree in Corporate and Commercial with special emphasis on Information technology and telecommunication law. The partners also attend the various telecommunication conferences organized by the NCC in Abuja.

ASSET FINANCING
Our firm has considerable expertise in this area of law. We advise clients on all types of domestic and foreign asset financings. This includes all types of debt, lease and capital markets driven products. We also advise on the sale and purchase of companies and portfolios. We handle all documentations and legal requirements needed for the project. Our aim is to ensure that our clients get value for their money and that their interests and rights are safeguarded.

COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES
The firm provides secretarial services such as organizing meeting, Post meeting documentation, maintenance of statutory registers, signing and authenticating of statutory documents, provision of basic legal advise on company Secretarial matters and lastly fulfilling the dictates of Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as prescribed by the Company and Allied Matters Act 1990. (CAMA)
The firm serves as company Secretaries to various commercial companies in Nigeria.

PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICE
These Service are in the exclusive purview of the individual private client who desires services in the area of Succession, Wills, Intestacies and Inheritance. We draft wills and settlement and assisting taking out probate and obtaining grant of administration in respect of estate of deceased persons.

PATENT, TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT
The firm advises and represents clients in obtaining registration and protection of their trademark, patent, design invention and copyright. We also engage in the transactional aspects of intellectual property ownership such as licensing, franchising and proffering advice on joint venture relationship. The firm also handles civil Litigation arising from the infringement of the proprietary rights of our client.

EMPLOYMENT LAW/IMMIGRATION
Our firm has considerable expertise in this area of law. We on behalf our client process applications for expatriate quota, Visa, CEPAC Card, work permits and handle all matters pertaining to regularization of foreign investment and employment in Nigeria. This is done in conjunction with the Federal Ministries of Internal and External affairs and Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission.
We draft and review contract on Employment and labour law and handle litigation matters arising.

ENTERTAINMENT PRACTICE
The firm’s entertainment practice is structured to provide legal, commercial, and technical solutions to the entertainment industry. In the main we support artist by providing advise on recording and engagement contracts .We also provide advise on sponsorship and finance for major entertainment events like fashion show, beauty pageant, international musical concerts, etc.

ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION

The firm is skilled in the area of alternate dispute resolution as a method of resolving issues between intending litigants. It engages in legal advice and result-oriented negotiation in favour of the client who rather than go on a journey of litigation would settle to a round table discussion.

ENERGY AND POWER
As Energy and Power Sector specialists, we are very well pleased to support prospective investors in their bid to play in the lucrative electricity sector. We draw attention to the mammoth potentials existing in the power sector which is a lucrative emerging sector in Nigeria and we are well positioned to set up type specific company for Energy as well as drafting Joint Venture Agreement to regulate the relationship between our client and the authorities in charge of the energy sector.

Our service in the Energy Sector includes but is not limited to the following include:

1. Incorporation of Service Company
2. Preparation of License Application
3. Vetting and due diligence on documents supporting application for license
4. Legal and Regulatory Advisory Services
5. Identification and Purchase/Lease of Offices
6. Staff Recruitment
7. Procurement of immigration document for expatriate staff
8. General Legal Services.


REAL ESTATE AND PROPERTY CONSULTING
The Firm has recently diversified into the area of property law under the name TGA exclusive properties and investment limited. This new area of diversification of the firm carries on business as land and real estate dealers, and also engages in real estate development and management which involves carrying on business, property and equipment leasing firm and to grant any person(s) the lease of any equipment, property, asset or thing, acquire lands, buildings and real estate of any description (including easement and other proprietary rights), hold, improve, alter, develop, let, sell or otherwise dispose of same. The firm acts on behalf of companies, financial institution, investors, developers and private owners and is engaged in most aspects of real estate law including management, property acquisition, investment and development.
We assist our clients in the preparation and perfection of title for conveyances and also in the investigation of title and deducing of title. We handle litigation matters arising from land dispute and assist of obtaining government consent and approval.
Also, since we have excellence as our watch word we take extreme steps to be careful and vigilant, thus we investigate the properties before dealing in them.

SHIPPING LAW
The firm offers cutting edge service in Shipping Law. Our area of expertise is in the following sectors: Ship Registration, Cargo, Charter Parties, Ship Sale, Purchase and Finance, Maritime and Commercial Contracts, Commodity sale disputes, shipping and admiralty litigation and arbitration. We draft, negotiate and when required register documentation arising from Ship financing transaction. When acting for ship owners, we advise on the intricacies of shipping transactions. Our lawyers have an in-depth knowledge of various legislations that regulate shipping transactions; they bring in their wealth of experience while handling shipping transactions
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