Oil and Gas

Oil and Gas Law Practice

Operating out of a resource-rich jurisdiction, our Oil and Gas Practice has gained a reputation for deploying an unrivalled understanding of the law, inventive problem-solving, and a true grasp of the particular needs of our clients’ businesses, in providing market-leading legal advisory services to a range of clients, across the oil and gas sector value chain. We advise international and indigenous oil companies, project sponsors, service companies, and financial institutions on various matters including, divestitures and asset acquisitions, licensing and regulatory matters, equity, debt and structured financing, restructurings, taxation, corporate and project finance amongst others.

As part of a Firm with a 50 year-history of providing qualitative legal services, our team has been at the forefront of innovation in the oil and gas sector and has worked on some of the largest and most complex transactions within the Nigerian oil and gas space. We continually support industry innovation and market-defining activity, and have accumulated considerable experience advising on some of the most complex transactions in the oil and gas space both within and outside Nigeria, including on the West African Gas Pipeline Project, the establishment of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, amongst others. Our team is peopled with lawyers with multidimensional skill sets who have a thorough understanding of the industry and are able to respond to the demands of commerce and thus assist clients in achieving their objectives. Our team is able to draw on expertise from the Firm’s various practice groups (including our banking & finance, dispute and resolution and tax practice teams) in providing holistic advice to our clients.