Izuchukwu Ubadinma

Izuchukwu Ubadinma is our exclusively recommended Transaction Law expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Izuchukwu directly using the contact details listed above.

Deal HQ Partners, a boutique transaction advisory firm, provides bespoke legal support on the most complex transactions. Our services are technology enabled to deliver efficiency and we have a knack for delivering value add in new and emerging sectors.

Our practice areas encompass the full range of corporate and commercial legal services, finance and capital markets, real sector advisory, real estate and construction, infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, business incubation and corporate services, derivatives, private equity and commodities.

WE ENABLE BUSINESSES!

Segun Omoregie

Segun Omoregie is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Segun directly using the contact details listed above.

Segun, a member of the Nigerian Bar Association is a partner at G.Elias & Co. He is an experienced corporate lawyer whose field of expertise covers mergers and acquisitions, capital market, private equity, corporate finance, assets and project finance and oil and gas.

Firm Overview

G.Elias & Co. is a full service law firm which was founded in 1994 and is one of Nigeria’s leading business law firms. We have always had an international outlook. We have a reputation for, and an outstanding record of, carrying out critical, innovative, and complex work to the highest standards of excellence.

We have advised and represented our clients on several of the most recent developments in Nigerian business law practice. Our clients are of various nationalities from domestic to international clients. Our clients range from foremost global multination enterprises to ambitious homegrown fledglings, from government-controlled enterprises (we have also advised on numerous privatisations) to companies controlled entirely by private sector actors. We advise these clients in various areas of law such as corporate, banking and finance, disputes, tax, energy, projects, “new economy” and commercial law.

Our corporate practice includes mergers and acquisitions, compliance, private equity and employment practices. Banking, derivatives and structured products, capital market and insolvency law are central elements in our finance practices. Our dispute practice covers litigation, arbitration and administrative hearings.

Our energy sub-sectors are the oil and gas and electric power sub-sectors. The real estate, transport and other infrastructure, construction and mining sub-sectors are at the heart of projects practice area.

Our commercial practice area covers both traditional and “new economy” commercial sectors. The traditional commercial sector covers intellectual property, agribusiness, food and healthcare and industry and transport. The new economy subsectors are FinTech, telecommunications and technology, media and entertainment.

We have and maintain complementary contacts in Nigerian business and government circles and with law firms and lawyers’ organizations based both in and outside Nigeria.

Adetayo Adetuyi

Adetayo Adetuyi is our exclusively recommended Project Finance expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Adetayo directly using the contact details listed above.

Adetayo is a Senior Consultant in the Energy and Projects practice group at Brooks & Knights Legal Consultants. He has particular expertise in energy related infrastructure and project financings, including advising sponsors, operators and investors on a wide range of transactions involving offshore oil and gas exploration and production facilities, floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units, gas processing facilities, utilities, real estate and infrastructure and tax related issues.

Prior to joining Brooks & Knights, Adetayo worked with a leading law firm in Lagos and, as in-house counsel to an Independent Power Plant (IPP) developer where he played an active role in negotiating key terms of the company’s gas sale and purchase agreement, gas transportation agreement and power purchase agreement.

Adetayo is a prolific author and his works have appeared on acclaimed legal and business publications and websites such as Mondaq, Lexology, Financial Regulation International, Africa Analyst and Energy Central. He is the author of The 13 Habits of Highly Successful Lawyers, co-author, Banking and Finance Law and Practice, Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 and co-author, International Comparative Legal Guides Nigerian Chapter on Mining, 2021.

Firm Overview:

Brooks and Knights Legal Consultants (BKLC) is a provider of legal advisory and policy consulting services in Nigeria to individuals, corporates, NGOs and government agencies and organisations. We provide expert advice and bespoke solutions to clients in all their legal, business and policy issues.

Bright Oghogho Odia

Bright Oghogho Odia is our exclusively recommended Labour & Employment Law expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Bright directly using the contact details listed above.

As a top-tier law firm in Nigeria, Perchstone & Graeys provides astounding and unique services to its clients. We strive to make our business one of the best international standards to be recognised globally. With diligence and a sense of duty, we have been able to cater for the complex and intricate needs of our various clients. The quality of our lawyers and breadth of our expertise adds to our unique ability to provide and guarantee excellent service tailored to match and satisfy the intricate needs of our clients. We do not compromise our integrity, which makes us stand out in the legal industry. With years of experience and various competences in different aspects of law, we have been able to establish a dominant presence in the legal field in Nigeria and across the world. We are a law firm that constantly seeks innovation in areas where others see challenges and due to our resilience and dedication, we set a path for others to follow. We were the pioneer law firm to organise an international business-law seminar in India. The seminar presented unique business matchmaking opportunities to attending companies, skirting the usual administrative, bureaucratic, and cultural divides that typically hamper cross-border transactions. The fall-out of these seminars and advocacy gave rise to various legal reforms and implementation of sectoral laws and policies in Nigeria.

We are innovation-driven, approaching each problem with a solution mindset as we understand that every client is unique. The firm remains consistently ranked amongst the foremost Nigerian law firms in many dimensions. Besides the other national and international awards and recognitions (including the first Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) Impact Award 2017) the firm had received in the past, the firm was recently in July 2019 awarded the “Law Firm of the Year (Nigeria) 2019” by Legal Era at the Africa Law Awards 2019 held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in recognition of the firm’s legal finesse, innovation and accomplishments.

Akinyemi Akinniyi

Akinyemi Akinniyi is our exclusively recommended Labour & Employment Law expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Akinyemi directly using the contact details above.

Akinyemi is a double First class holder from Babcock University, Ogun State (LLB) and the Nigerian Law School (BL). He also holds a Diploma in History and International Studies with a Distinction.

He graduated top of his class from the University where he received the School Dean’s and Academic Program awards for the best graduating student in the School of Law and Security Studies respectively. At the Nigerian Law School, he received the Director-General’s Prize for First Class graduating students.

Prior to joining Templars, Akinyemi Akinniyi interned at several notable firms including KPMG advisory services.

Firm Overview:

Templars is a full service law firm with the know-­how to handle the legal needs of clients in Nigeria’s peculiar business environment.

With offices in the cosmopolitan cities of Lagos and Abuja, Templars is strategically placed to offer top quality legal services to our clients in the major economic hubs of the country.

The Templars ethos is predicated on our dedication to meeting the commercial objectives of our clients while providing qualitative legal services.

As a team, we assist our clients in analysing the risks involved in their transactions; and we mitigate and hedge those risks by strategising different types of risk management tools.

At Templars, we pride ourselves on our sector strengths which cover diverse areas of the law including Corporate and Commercial, Energy and Natural Resources, Telecommunications.

Uche Okoronkwo

Uche Okoronkwo is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Uche directly using the contact details above.

Minerva Legal (ML) is a full-service Nigerian law firm with international reach and an exceptional breadth of services.  We pride ourselves in providing strategic and pragmatic legal guidance, which is client-focused.

ML is a modern law firm with traditional values, strategy and approach; and this has led to a culture of dynamism and ambition that makes us different.  Our optimum size means you receive a high calibre of service from partner-led teams with strength and depth across our various practice areas.

As a team of experienced lawyers who have depth of knowledge and experience in different areas of law practice, we provide legal solution to our client’s legal need by evaluating any and all risks involved in their transactions and applying varied risk management tools and strategies to mitigate and hedge those risks.

The ML ethos is about delivering a friendly and approachable service, with the commitment that the needs of our clients come first – at every stage.  We are able to keep the needs of our clients in view as well as secure solutions in ways that create value for them through consistency in service delivery, diligence in legal research and cutting-edge information technology support system.

Our international practice means we are structured to advise clients either directly from our well established office in Nigeria, or in collaboration with several leading law firms across Africa and Europe.  This ensures clients receive the most appropriate expertise.