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Corporate/Commercial | Global

Nigeria

The Corporate/Commercial rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Nigeria.

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Band 1
  1. ALN Nigeria | Aluko & Oyebode
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    ALN Nigeria | Aluko & Oyebode
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    ALN Nigeria | Aluko & Oyebode is a highly regarded law firm at the forefront of the market, noted for serving a great number of multinational companies investing in Nigeria. It has a strong bench of dedicated lawyers with broad experience, and advises on matters spanning a range of sectors including insurance, energy and telecommunications. The firm maintains an impressive roster of clients, including multinational technology companies, financial institutions and private equity funds. It has office locations in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.
  2. Banwo & Ighodalo
    1
    Banwo & Ighodalo
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Banwo & Ighodalo is a market-leading law firm that is highly regarded for its work in the capital markets space, working with high-profile clients based in and outside Nigeria. It possesses a wealth of experience across several areas, and is well placed to handle matters relating to government bonds and all forms of corporate and capital restructuring. The team frequently acts for oil and gas companies, investment companies and private equity funds.
  3. Olaniwun Ajayi LP
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    Olaniwun Ajayi LP
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Olaniwun Ajayi is a top-rated law firm with a leading commercial practice operating at the forefront of the Nigerian market. Its diverse offering covers private equity, M&A and corporate restructuring as well as divestitures. The department capably advises domestic and international clients and is extremely well versed in financial and corporate regulatory matters.
  4. Templars
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    Templars
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Templars is a highly skilled full-service law firm that has emerged as one of the leaders in the industry, with a roster of high-profile multinational clients. Its corporate and commercial lawyers are incredibly active in a number of areas, including mergers and acquisitions and financial transactions. The team is particularly active in the oil and gas and renewable energy spaces. It possesses a strong understanding of the local environment and is well positioned to advise international clients on local Nigerian regulations and compliance policies. The firm has offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.
  5. Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
    1
    Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is a front-running law firm that is known for its involvement in joint ventures, in addition to equity and asset investments. It is a top name in the market for corporate transactions, including complex due diligence, restructurings and disposals. With offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, the firm also advises on real estate and energy matters. It is incredibly experienced in handling cross-border transactions for institutional investors, financiers and global fund managers.
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Band 2
  1. ǼLEX
    2
    ǼLEX
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    ǼLEX is a full-service Nigerian law firm held in high regard for its corporate and commercial practice. It ably handles corporate governance, regulatory and subsidiary control matters, and is incredibly adept at assisting international corporations with navigating local laws and regulations. The team also advises on corporate restructuring as well as cross-border acquisitions and divestments.
  2. G. Elias
    2
    G. Elias
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    G. Elias is a renowned law firm with a strong market presence in Nigeria. It is adept at handling mergers, corporate reorganisations and acquisitions on behalf of multinational and domestic clients. The team is engaged across a range of industry sectors, including energy, manufacturing, financial services and technology.
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Band 3
  1. Dentons ACAS-Law (Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor & Segun)
    3
    Dentons ACAS-Law (Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor & Segun)
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 3 | 19 Years Ranked
    Dentons ACAS-Law's corporate and commercial department assists with matters such as regulatory compliance and investment deals. It represents multinationals and local businesses throughout all stages of their investments, including establishment, diversification, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and dissolutions. The department is particularly noted for its work in the oil and gas, energy and maritime sectors.
  2. Jackson, Etti & Edu
    3
    Jackson, Etti & Edu
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 3 | 19 Years Ranked
    Jackson, Etti & Edu operates a robust corporate practice out of Lagos and Abuja, with a solid track record of advising on product development, private equity, M&A, and representing investment funds. The firm is notably active on financial transactions and real estate developments. It serves a variety of clients from the banking, technology and telecommunications industries.
  3. Olajide Oyewole LLP
    3
    Olajide Oyewole LLP
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Olajide Oyewole has a solid track record for its work on regulatory compliance, restructuring, M&A and private equity investment matters. A member of the DLA Piper Africa network, the firm is noted for its representation of clients from the infrastructure, energy, industrial engineering and technology sectors, frequently advising high-profile companies in and outside Nigeria. The team also handles matters relating to cross-border registration and foreign direct investment.
  4. DETAIL Commercial Solicitors
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Bloomfield LP
    4
    Bloomfield LP
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 4 | 6 Years Ranked
    Bloomfield is best known for providing commercial advice to financial institutions and multinationals. Based in Lagos, the firm is well versed in M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. The team offers expertise in the technology and energy sectors.
  2. 4
    Streamsowers & Köhn
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Streamsowers & Köhn is a firm with strong capabilities in corporate and commercial deals. It assists clients with acquisitions, restructurings, and debt and equity matters, amongst others. The firm also works with a number of domestic and international clients from a range of sectors, including oil and gas, telecommunications and banking. The firm has offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.
  3. TNP - The New Practice
    4
    TNP - The New Practice
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    TNP - The New Practice is a respected emerging law firm with a broad range of capabilities in the transactional space in Nigeria. It has a notable presence in capital markets and private equity matters, with significant visibility on various investments and acquisitions. The team possesses experience representing corporations and private equity funds.
  4. Odujinrin & Adefulu
    Corporate/Commercial
    2024 | Band 4