Development Practice Group

Development Practice Group

Our Development Practice Group is deliberately nurtured with a view to providing bespoke legal advisory and representation services to non-profit organisations and social enterprises. We have developed cognate experience through the complete spectrum of establishment, regulatory compliance, right to day-to-day operational matters and project advisory services. As a result of our exertions in this field, we have been privileged to service several international non-profits with most of whom we are still currently retained.

Lawyers in our Corporate Advisory Practice Group understand the inner workings of the major commercial industries in Nigeria and possess the technical competence required to advise on sophisticated commercial transactions, enabling them to deliver the very best legal services available in Nigeria. Some of the services we offer in this practice area include:

  • General transaction advisory;
  • Documentation;
  • Legal representation;
  • Business intelligence;
  • Business establishment; and
  • Regulatory compliance.


We offer these services in respect of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring insolvency and bankruptcy, asset tracing and recovery, corporate governance, corporate finance, etc. We advised on the N25Billion recapitalisation of a Nigerian bank, and the financing of the Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project and the Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Plant Project. Our team also advised on the US$4Billion cross-border merger of PwC Consulting with I.B.M. to form I.B.M. Business Consulting Services, the securitisation of multi-million-dollar ship finance and were advisors to an international consortium led by Actis Capital on a US$350Million real estate development transaction in Nigeria.

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