Corporate & Commercial

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Corporate & Commercial

We’ve had decades of experience making businesses work; as such, we are well positioned to offer practical commercial advice to our corporate clients in various sectors on the legal issues which most regularly impact on their businesses.


We offer advisory on joint ventures, major contracts, operating structures, procurement, sales, and distribution networks, risk management and regulatory compliance, assessments and audits, as well as policies and procedures. Our lawyers combine technical knowledge with the ability to craft innovative contractual solutions. We also keep abreast of the happenings at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), so we can advise accordingly.


Our international clients draw on the depth of experience and expertise of our Corporate Commercial team and trust us to consistently provide high-quality service. We provide legal advice on appropriate corporate structures for setting up a business in Nigeria. We are also the go-to law firm for international corporates that want to establish a business presence in Nigeria. Our understanding of the Nigerian business climate means that we are able to assist our clients with a smooth transition to doing business in Nigeria.
We recently advised an American company on foreign investments and corporate structures in Nigeria including the requirement of capital repatriation, immigration and emigration laws, importation and exportation of goods, culminating in the incorporation of the company in Nigeria.


Over six decades, Olaniwun Ajayi has established a sterling go-to reputation for a wide range of corporate, commercial and contentious work.