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Corporate/Commercial Department

Nigeria
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What the team is known for Held in high regard for its corporate and commercial practice. Ably handles corporate governance, regulatory and subsidiary control matters. Incredibly adept at assisting international corporations in traversing the local laws and regulations.

Strengths Clients emphasise that "their services are very good, as are their grasp of the issues and understanding of the law, as well as the manner in which they then apply the law."

Work highlights Advised Seven-Up Bottling on the purchase of the company's minority shares by the majority shareholder.

Notable practitioners

Lawrence Fubara Anga advises clients from a range of industries, including the aviation, maritime and telecommunications sectors. Market sources note that he "really runs a tight ship" as head of the capital markets practice group. He is also licensed to practise in Ghana.

Managing partner and head of department Theophilus Emuwa is renowned for his work in corporate transactions. He also garners recognition for his skilled handling of tax matters, with interviewees noting that "he brings his tax knowledge into corporate transactions." Industry participants consider him "brilliant at what he does."