There are many reputable law firms owned by Nigerians that have recorded successes in various court cases. Their lawyers are taken from both the best law schools in Nigeria and abroad and they, together, try to satisfy their clients. The Chambers Global 2019 rankings of Nigeria’s best law firms and lawyers were released on February 14 by Chambers and Partners, the world’s leading research and analytics firm for the legal profession.
The Nigeria rankings are among the regional guides of the firm’s Global Guide 2019 – described as the most comprehensive rankings of the world’s best lawyers and law firms. So, let’s take a look.
1. Aluko & Oyebode
They are one of the largest integrated law firms in Nigeria, which provides a comprehensive range of specialized legal services to a highly diversified clientele, including top-tier multinational and non-governmental clients. They are at 1, Murtala Muhammed Drive (formerly Bank Road), Ikoyi in Lagos.
Aluko & Oyebode provides domestic and international clients with legal advice, counseling, services, and representation in the following areas: Banking and Corporate Finance, Environment, Privatization and Foreign Investment, Corporate and Commercial, Intellectual Property, Real Property, Energy and Natural Resources, Litigation, Arbitration, and ADR, Tax Advisory Services, Telecommunications, Transport – Shipping and Aviation.
2. Banwo and Ighodalo
This particular firm is known and admired for employing the best legal minds in the industry. Its standout capital markets practice has seen it excel in litigation and arbitration practice. Their address is at 98, Awolowo Road Southwest Ikoyi, Lagos.
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It was the firm that advised the Lagos State government on a popular bond issuance program. The firm represents top clients such as Stanbic IBTC Bank, Endemol International among others.
3. Olaniwun Ajayi LP
This firm is another popular choice for major corporate and commercial mandates with lawyers that are smart and proactive. They handle services such as corporate advisory, tax and IP matters, Litigation and arbitrary matters among others. Their address is at Adunola Plot L2, 401 Close Banana Island, Ikoyi in Lagos Lagos Nigeria.
4. Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Owned by popular senior advocates of Nigeria, the firm has represented UAC of Nigeria in several acquisition mandates, including advising on the proposed acquisition of a majority stake in Livestock Feeds. Other clients include Tiger Brands and SABMiller among others. They are at St Nicholas House (10th and 13th Floors) Catholic Mission Street in Lagos state, Nigeria.
5. Adepetun, Caxton Martins, Agbor & Segun
This legal firm in Nigeria is credited for its high quality of service to its clients. Over time, the firm has maintained this reputation in its pursuit to provide the best for its many clients. With a formidable legal team with the zeal to work, leading a broader range of commercial transactions and other legal cases. Their address is at 9th Floor, Saint Nicholas House Catholic Mission Street in Lagos.
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