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About Us

E&O practice is one of Nigeria’s leading, integrated full services commercial law firm.

At E&O practice, we understand the challenges faced by business and individuals today. Our strength comes from a perfect understanding of our client’s business, the sector from which they operate and ultimately, what legal support they need. Our lawyers proffer, astute and pragmatic advice and also provide innovative solutions that work for our clients at all times.

PRACTICE AREAS

OIL AND GAS

  • Structuring/reviewing of oil and gas exploration, production, transportation, sale and purchase transactions/contracts
  • Structuring/reviewing of oil and gas service transactions/contracts
  • Licensing, regulatory compliance and advisory services
  • Transaction support services to oil and gas exploration and production companies and their service contractors, and oil and gas marketing and distribution companies

CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL

  • Cross-border investment/acquisitions, including review and advice on entry strategy into Nigeria
  • Due diligence
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganization through mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, management buy-out/buy-in, capital reconstruction, asset stripping and disposals and liquidation
  • Drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, partnerships, consortium agreements and strategic alliances
  • Drafting and negotiating cross-border franchising, distribution and agency agreements
  • Employment
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Company secretarial services
  • Licensing/regulatory compliance and advisory services

REAL ESTATE

  • Development finance
  • Purchases and sales
  • Verification and documentation
  • Compliance Assessment
  • Land use regulations and planning
  • Construction advisory
  • Leases and evictions
  • Formation/joint ventures
  • Development and management advisory
  • Representative matters

PUBLIC SECTOR SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Legal and regulatory process review
  • Legislative support services
  • Constitutional and administrative law advisory services
  • Other public law issues

BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Equipment leasing and asset finance
  • Commercial trusts
  • Licensing, regulatory compliance and advisory services
  • Perfection of loan and mortgage transactions/documentation

LITIGATIONS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Representation at Arbitral Tribunal