Ports and Terminals
We have extensive experience in both hard and soft issues for ports and terminals, and regularly work with industry, government and the legislature on matters of law, policy or operations. Our coverage includes regulation, competition and service level mediation across services such as stevedoring, cargo handling and insurance.
We provide admiralty services including ship (or cargo) arrest, release, and entry of caveats. We can serve as correspondents for P & I Clubs, and provide round-the-clock response for urgent claim preparation. We provide top-of-the-range services on wet shipping, including collisions, salvage and towage. We have deep knowledge of...
Cargo Representation (Wet and Dry)
We have a strong commitment to cargo interests and regularly act for parties with interest in wet or dry cargo. Cargo loss, delay or damage is a recurring problem for which our understanding of the complexities relating to bills of lading has helped numerous clients. We represent clients for bills of lading, charter parties, warehous...
Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
We are able to undertake all forms of dispute resolution, ranging from dialogue, through structured negotiations, to formal processes such as mediation and arbitration. Where litigation is judged to be in a client’s interest, or is unavoidable, we can draw on immense experience in the commercial courts to deliver value through repr...
Energy and Natural Resources Law
Our Lawyers handle both local and international transaction for clients engaged in the various sectors of the oil and gas industry. We are particularly involved with clients in the mid and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry, offering services to companies operating amongst others, in:
Supply Trading and Marketing of Pet...
Corporate and Commercial Law
We advise both foreign and local businesses, individuals and corporate bodies on virtually all aspects of commercial law. Our clients consult us for such matters as:
Structuring, formation and incorporation of companies under Nigerian law
Mergers and acquisitions
Insolvency and winding up
Shipping and Maritime Law
Our flagship Shipping and Marine Practice Group is an acknowledged industry leader. Our expertise here is wide-ranging, including admiralty claims, cargo representation, marine insurance, marine environment, carriage of goods by sea, international trade, ports and terminals. We give technical guidance in ...
We advise on compliance relating to marine environmental laws and regulations by ships, oil installations, ports and terminals in Nigeria. Our expertise covers marine pollution, ballast water, bunker regulations and the range of incidental liability and compensation
We work with insurance and reinsurance companies to provide effective legal cover for marine insurance contracts. We provide support for hull and machinery cover as well as wet and dry cargo claims, including those relating to subrogation, general average, sue and labour. We are mindful of the issues that attend peculiar claim situat...
Oil and Gas
Our lawyers handle both local and international transactions for clients engaged in the various segments of the oil and gas industry. We are particularly involved with clients in the mid and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry, offering services to companies operating in supply, trading and marketing of petroleum products;...