1. BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT LAWS.
A. Company secretary services, filings, reviews, notices, regulation & compliance, research.
B. Company law: incorporations, increase share capital, additional directors, mergers, liquidation
C. Commercial law covering contracts, consumer protection, representative meetings, notarization.
Statutory approvals, Pioneer’s status, business & work permits, expatriate quotas, CERPAC etc.
D. Market entry, market intelligence, business permits, pioneer status, expatriate Quota, Combined Residence Permits etc.
E. Government procurement laws, bidding, offers, procurement contracts, project work plans, EOI, TOR, RFP, tracking, preparation of contract documents, technical and financial proposals.
F. Due diligence covering market intelligence, business brands, ownership structures, subsidiaries.
2, MARITIME AND ADMIRALTY LAW.
A. Customs & Excise, import and exports contracts, excise duties, seizures, licences, penalties.
B. Cargo and carriage contracts covering cargo, freight, haulage contracts etc.
C. Maritime charter contracts covering charter party, sale of goods, time and voyage charters.
D. Laytime and demurrage covering claims, duration, detention and dispatch, charter party, etc.
E. Collision/Towage and salvage covering passenger claims, ship owner, chatterer and cargo claims.
F. Maritime personal injury covering accidents, injuries, product liability matters, insurance claims
G. Sale and purchase of all types of ships and vessels, titles, lease of ships, transfers, etc.
H. Ship arrest, Ship release and detention etc.
3. INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND CUSTOMS LAWS
A. Customs & Excise laws, import and exports contracts, excise duties, compliance, disclosures, detentions, seizures, licences, IP compliance, banned goods, penalties.
B. Import contracts, Form M, waivers, duty preferences, IP compliance, and prohibitions.
C. Export contract, Form NXP, certificate of value & inspection, certificate of origin, compliance
D. Advising on trade policies, processing of franchises, agency, distribution contracts, licensing etc.
E. Trade finance covering trade loans, syndications, securitizations, mortgages, trade incentives etc.
F. Dispute resolution covering court litigations, arbitrations, alternative dispute resolution etc.
4. FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW.
A. Banking law, debt recovery, securitizations, syndications, forfeitures, mortgages, foreclosures.
B. Capital markets, asset management, share transfer agreements, IPOS etc
C. Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Takeovers, Due Diligence etc.
D. Project finance, securitizations, equity transfers, mergers and acquisitions etc.
E. Tax law covering company, personal, withholding, value added tax, petroleum, capital gains tax.
F. Pension funds law covering licensing, asset management, compliance etc.
G. Privatization covering share and asset transfers, IPOS, SPV, due diligence, securitizations.
H. Insurance law, Insolvency, liquidation law, winding up, receiverships, claims recovery.
5. PROPERTY AND INFRASTRUCTURE LAW.
A. Property law, sale, purchase, tenancy, leases, perfection of titles, mortgages, foreclosures.
B. Infrastructure law, constructions, joint ventures, special purpose vehicles, PPP, BOTS etc.
C. Telecoms law covering licensing, property, taxation, intellectual property, litigation, etc.
D. Aviation law covering cargo and carriage law, accident compensation, insurance, compliance.
E. Construction law involving building contracts, concessions, accident compensations, building safety, premise liability, occupational safety and liability, leases, development agreements etc.
F. Transport law covering haulage, hire purchase, insurance, personal injury, carriage, containers.
6. EMPLOYMENT/LABOUR AND HUMAN RESOURCES LAW.
A. Drafting, enforcement of employment contracts, insurance, pensions, terminal benefits, gratuity.
B. Personal injury, accidents, premise liability, occupational safety and liability, litigations.
C. Consumer Protection covering standards, contract liabilities, product liabilities, litigations.
D. Sports and Entertainment law covering contracts, registration of patents, litigations etc.
E. Hospitality law covering hotels and tourism laws, operational licences, taxation, litigations.
7. OIL AND GAS, MINERALS AND MINING LAW.
A. Petroleum laws covering OPL, OEL, OML licences, JVCs, SPVS, marginal fields, royalties.
B. Gas Law covering licensing, production and distribution contracts, local content, litigations etc.
C. Mining law covering licensing, prospecting, exploration of mining permits, leases, litigations etc.
D. Power/Energy law covering licensing, generation/transmission/distribution contracts, litigations.
E. Land law, sales, assignments, Governors consents, rights and administration, litigations, etc.
F. Water Resources law covering licensing permits, water contracts, etc.
G. Environmental/Pollution law involving licensing, permits, pollution, litigations.
8. IMMIGRATION LAW
We represent clients covering applicants, petitioners, beneficiaries, submissions, appellants seeking varying forms of immigration remedies, benefits, visa applications, processing of residence permits, employment authorizations, legal status, deferred actions, citizenships, eligibility, payment of all types of immigration fees, FOIA, Privacy Act, biometrics, submission of Motions, administrative appeals, waivers before relevant immigration authorities in the under listed areas of immigration practice:
A. Applications for travel visas and residence permits.
B. Regularly guide, support and assist visa applicants’ processes and obtain their travel permits.
C. Process visitors, tourist, business and migrant visas to U.S, U.K, E.U, Canada, Eastern Europe.
D. Process appeals before foreign immigration authorities, appeal tribunals etc.
E. We process work permits, Group work permits, Combined Expatriate and Residence Permits (CERPAC), business permits, citizenship etc.
F. Process and obtain foreign investors immigration programs such as EB5 and EB3.
9. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW.
A. We render legal advise and advocacy services in diverse of Intellectual property laws namely:
B. Registration of title and rights for copyrights, patents, trademarks, brands, industrial designs.
C. We pursue infringements, enforcements of copyrights, trademarks, patents, brands, designs etc.
D. We also advise on transfers, alienation, securitization and disposal of IP rights.
E. We protect and recover IP rights on Patents, trademarks, copyrights, brands, industrial designs.
10. FAMILY LAWAND PROBATE MATTERS.
A. Prepare estate documents such as wills, trust, letters of administrations, powers of attorneys.
B. Registration of Estate documents wills, trust, letters of administrations, powers of attorneys etc.
C. Payment and processing of statutory fees such as consent fees, transfer fees, legal fees, trustee fees, executor’s fees, stamp duties, registration fees, estate valuers fees, sealing fees etc.
D. Collation, management and transmission of probate property, asset management, tax planning, asset distribution, recovery of assets and property.
E. Advise on legal status of marriages, divorce proceedings etc.
11. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANCY.
A. Legal consultancy to International development agencies, donor agencies, contractors & NGOS.
B. Provision of tax consultancy services to International development agencies & donor agencies.
C. Asset protection, formation of offshore subsidiaries, asset and wealth protection structures.
D. Advise on tax havens, company country registration standards and requirements, etc.
12. LITIGATION PRACTICE.
A. Civil Litigation involving court appearances, trials, settlements, judgments, appeals etc.
B. Criminal litigation involving prosecution and defence representations, appeals etc.
C. Constitutional litigations involving boundary, natural resources, treaty, security, citizenships etc.
D. Election matters involving election petitions at tribunal and appeal courts under Electoral Act.
E. Court and Case Reporting involving court cases, legislative hearings, depositions, full litigations.