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Firm profile for Global 2021

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Presiding Partner: Gbolahan Elias, SAN
Managing Partner: Fred Onuobia, SAN
Partners: Segun Omoregie, Fidelis Adewole
Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 42
Languages: English

Firm Overview:
G. Elias & Co. was founded in 1994 with a clear focus on quality and commitment to practising law to the very highest standards. It has always had an international outlook and is a full-service business law firm.
The firm’s key practice areas are corporate (including foreign investment, private equity and mergers and acquisitions), finance (including banking, project finance, fintech, derivatives, insolvency and capital markets), dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration), projects, energy, tax, new economy, intellectual property, shipping and employment law. Its clients operate in a wide variety of sectors of the economy including financial services, oil and gas, electricity, food and pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, real estate, transport and telecommunications, media and technology.

Practice Areas:
■ Finance
■ Commercial
■ Corporate
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Project
■ Tax
■ Energy
■ Intellectual Property
■ New Economy

Main Areas of Practice:
G. Elias & Co. is a full-service business law firm serving international clients in all of the areas in which it also practises locally. Below is a description of some of the practice areas in which the firm has recently advised international clients.

Banking:
The firm advises international financiers, investors and sponsors on financing petroleum sector and public infrastructure and other projects and on structured trade finance transactions.
Contact: Fred Onuobia, SAN
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Corporate:
G. Elias & Co. advises on foreign investment and on corporate re-organisations as well as on the merger, sales and acquisitions of entire businesses or of significant minority stakes in businesses.
Contact: Gbolahan Elias, SAN
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
G. Elias & Co. also advises on both debt and equity private placements and public offerings.
Contact: Segun Omoregie
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
The firm advises owners on registering intellectual property rights, on licensing those rights and on enforcing them in the event of infringement.
Contact: Fred Onuobia, SAN
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Litigation and Arbitration:
G. Elias & Co. handles litigation and arbitration for foreign banks, manufacturers, oil companies and others in a wide variety of business disputes against private individuals, business entities and governmental bodies.
Contact: Gbolahan Elias, SAN
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
G. Elias & Co. advises on seeking tax exemptions and on structuring transactions with a view to achieving tax-efficiency, and represents clients in tax audits, investigations, administrative hearings and litigation.
Contact: Fidelis Adewole
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

FinTech 2021

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Nigeria

Banking & Finance
Band 2
Corporate/Commercial
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
Band 2
Intellectual Property
Band 3
Projects & Energy
Band 2

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Nigeria

Banking & Finance


Fred Onuobia
Band 2
Gbolahan Elias SAN
Band 1
Segun Omoregie
Band 4

Corporate/Commercial


Fred Onuobia
Band 4
Gbolahan Elias SAN
Band 1

Dispute Resolution


Fred Onuobia
Band 4

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Lagos

Lagos

Nigeria

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