Immigration, Foreign Investment and Divestment
The Firm represents non-Nigerian clients engaged in manufacturing, investment, technology and services looking to invest in the thriving Nigerian economy. We assist in establishing businesses in Nigeria in various combinations (partnerships, joint ventures, incorporated and unincorporated entities) and obtaining the requisite regulatory approvals and consents.</p>
We assist our clients in attaining compliance with all legal and regulatory provisions.
For our clients with a high level of expatriate share ownership or personnel, we provide immigration and consular services. Our goodwill with the Ministry of Interior and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) ensures that our foreign clients’ expatriate quota positions and business permit applications are treated with dispatch.
We are involved in structuring power supply projects, gas supply and utilization projects, Engineering Procurement and Construction Contracts, upstream assets acquisition and general oil and gas transactions.
The Firm frequently advises and acts for several multinational and indigenous oil companies on all aspects of their operations, including assisting operators in bidding for and obtaining oil prospecting licenses in major and marginal fields.