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Giwa-Osagie & Co

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Giwa-Osagie & Co is a law firm in Lagos that is often engaged by large domestic corporations on matters relating to joint ventures, limited liability companies and partnerships. The team capably advises on local regulatory and compliance matters. It is notably active on real estate mandates. Clients include public institutions and private companies engaged in the aviation and energy sectors.

Notable practitioners

Osayaba Giwa-Osagie 's transactional experience includes drafting agreements, conducting due diligence and providing tax advice. He acts for clients in sectors such as energy, finance and aviation and is also a regular feature before Nigeria's courts.

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Overview

Giwa-Osagie & Co. offers comprehensive legal services to corporate bodies on general commercial matters and complex commercial transactions. We also act as legal consultants to multinational companies seeking to increase their investments in Nigeria and give legal advice on current changes in laws as they may affect their operations.

We offer legal services to banks both in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.

We prepare bank security documents to enable their customers obtain credit facilities. Examples of such security documents are Bridge Loan Agreements, Debenture Trust Deeds, etc. 

We also prepare Financial Derivative Agreements, Consortium Loan Agreements, and Warehousing Agreements, etc. 

We advise international banks on off-shore loans, collaterals and letters of credit. 

Recently, we advised a Nigerian consortium on its acquisition of a Nigerian Bank. 

Our Firm is at the forefront of the most complex and innovative issues in the Nigerian Capital Market. We provide a full range of legal services in advising underwriters, issuers, financial institutions, trustees and subscribers in public and private securities offerings. 

Our team has a good knowledge and developed expertise in this practice area particularly on debt capital arrangements such as the issuance of corporate bonds and Islamic Finance structure.

We advised an investment banking firm on its proposed acquisition of the UK Subsidiary of a Nigerian commercial bank. 

Members

Giwa-Osagie, Bosede (Head of Department)

Amadi-Emina, Nicholas

Bamigbola, Bisola

Giwa-Osagie, Osayaba

Lajuwomi, Adetoun

Okechukwu, Uchenna

Olunaike, Busayo

Onuoha, Basilia

Osiobe, Ivy

Industries

Anti-trust and Competition law

Banking and Finance

Capital Market and Securities

Energy and Natural Resources

Fintech

Foreign Investments and Divestments

International Commercial Arbitration

Mergers and Acquisition

Project Finance

Regulatory Enforcement and Compliance

Tax Advisory

Corporate/Commercial

Giwa-Osagie & Co

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Location

4 Lalupon Close

Off Kefi Street, South West Ikoyi

Lagos

Lagos

Nigeria

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Nigeria

Corporate/Commercial


Osayaba Giwa-Osagie
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