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Global Nigeria Dispute Resolution

The Dispute Resolution 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. Aluko & Oyebode
    1
    Aluko & Oyebode
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 1 | 13 Years Ranked
    Aluko & Oyebode continues to be one of the innovators in the Nigerian market, with a strong disputes bench highly skilled in litigation and arbitration. The firm is particularly adept at representing multinational oil companies in actions brought against them by government institutions, and has worked with some of the most prestigious global companies in that regard. The team offers a significant breadth of experience, including on disputes in the intellectual property, tax and banking spheres.
  2. Olaniwun Ajayi LP
    1
    Olaniwun Ajayi LP
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 1 | 13 Years Ranked
    Olaniwun Ajayi is a well-regarded law firm, credited with performing top-tier commercial arbitration work for a number of global corporations, as well as integral work in litigation across Nigeria. It remains a popular choice for multinationals with interests in Nigeria. The team ably represents clients in the financial sector, advising on a wide variety of contentious mandates involving issues relating to debt, asset recovery, insolvency and white-collar crime.
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Band 2
  1. ǼLEX
    2
    ǼLEX
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    ǼLEX operates a highly skilled dispute resolution group with expertise in a number of areas, including tax and product liability litigation, debt recovery and breach of contract claims. The firm is sought after by an exceptional list of key domestic and international companies, including companies engaged in telecommunications, energy, and oil and gas as well as financial services.
  2. Babalakin & Co
    2
    Babalakin & Co
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    Babalakin & Co is highly active in the market, possessing notable experience in commercial contract, employment and investment disputes. The firm frequently represents high-level clients from both within Nigeria and elsewhere, including an impressive track record of acting for clients in the energy and natural resources sector.
  3. G. Elias & Co.
    2
    G. Elias & Co.
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 2 | 10 Years Ranked
    G. Elias & Co. is a renowned name across the Nigerian legal industry. The firm is experienced in representing an impressive portfolio of international clients in commercial litigation, as well as a pool of domestic industry leaders in telecommunications and the financial sector. It is equally well regarded for work in maritime disputes, and in high demand among multinationals as a result of its deep knowledge of the local legal environment. The team also offers understanding of the local regulatory landscape in banking, infrastructure and intellectual property.
  4. Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore
    2
    Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore is a highly esteemed Nigerian law firm with partners possessing extensive experience of commercial litigation matters. It is noted by sources for its longstanding work on high-profile disputes, from defending charges following accidents in the oil and gas sector to contentious constitutional cases. The firm is notable for its crop of veteran lawyers.
  5. Templars
    2
    Templars
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    Templars is a well-regarded Nigerian law firm highlighted for its impressive handling of high-value disputes in the oil and gas and wider energy sectors. It is often involved in arbitrations, acting for multinational clients. The team also represents clients in disputes relating to shipping and aviation, telecommunications and taxation. It is engaged by contractor clients in international construction arbitration matters.
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Band 3
  1. Banwo & Ighodalo
    3
    Banwo & Ighodalo
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Banwo & Ighodalo is a well-regarded law firm with a practice covering arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. With offices in Lagos and Abuja, the team works with local and international clients in areas such as oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and energy. It leverages the firm's leading corporate practice to help clients navigate the litigation landscape. The lawyers offer experience in a range of dispute areas, including tax, employment and asset recovery.
  2. Wole Olanipekun & Co
    3
    Wole Olanipekun & Co
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Wole Olanipekun & Co is a Nigerian litigation law firm with a good reputation for acting on constitutional and political disputes, and additional experience representing clients in contentious commercial mandates. The team acts on litigation and arbitration. It is retained by both individuals and corporates to act on disputes involving contracts, criminal, defamation and banking law.
  3. F.O. Akinrele & Co
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 3
  4. SPA Ajibade & Co
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 3
  5. Strachan Partners
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Jackson, Etti & Edu
    4
    Jackson, Etti & Edu
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    Jackson, Etti & Edu is a solid law firm with an active corporate and commercial litigation practice and a strong reputation for resolving intellectual property disputes. It is particularly focused on matters related to brand protection, anti-counterfeiting and trade mark opposition, working with blue-chip companies to protect intellectual property rights and take action against infringement where necessary. The firm is also regularly engaged in a range of employment disputes and debt recovery mandates, and acts for a number of domestic lenders.
  2. Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
    4
    Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is a respected law firm with an emerging presence in the Nigerian dispute resolution market, demonstrating considerable arbitration experience. It is also active on a variety of litigation matters, and engaged in evaluating companies' litigation portfolios. The team is notably active in the oil and gas space, and also serves insurance companies, banks and technology companies.
  3. Perchstone & Graeys
    Dispute Resolution
    2023 | Band 4