Structured as a partnership, the ﬁrm operates through four practice groups, each of which is headed by a partner. This structure ensures that members of each practice group are well suited and trained to proffer ingenious contributions to the group. We believe in teamwork to achieve our goal of getting the work done to the satisfaction of the ﬁrm and the client. Our lawyers combine years of experience in diverse practice areas and are supported by trained paralegals, administrative staff and state of the Art IT unit to add value to the services we provide.
At OAL, we are committed to excellence and this has kept us in pace with global trends in legal service provisions. We recognize that law and legal principles are forever changing and that to be ahead of the competition, requires Excellence, Professionalism, Innovation and commitment.
At OAL, we believe that our lawyers are our building blocks which must be continuously molded and developed, that is why we care for the personal well-being of our lawyers, paralegals and support staff so that together we form a synergy of talents. The ﬁrm provides in-house training on various important topics such as healthcare, insurance, IT etc. We also send our lawyers for specialized training to ensure that we are constantly abreast of changes in global trends.
With an enviable track record of more than forty years of experience in the provision of legal services in Nigeria, OAL has contributed to jurisprudence in Nigeria. Our senior partner, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria who championed the course for Nigeria’s democracy as a civil rights advocate; his dogged quest to improve the legal system has been demonstrated by his important contributions to the polity of legal discussion on topical legal and constitutional issues.