Corporate & Business Advisory Services

Growing and developing a business comes with a wide range of legal challenges. From listed companies and privately-owned businesses to startups, franchises and individuals, OAL advises enterprises of all sizes.

Corporate & Business Advisory Law Firm in Nigeria

We are a leading Corporate and Business Advisory Law firm in Nigeria with many years of promoting “Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria”.

Our team provides advice to foreign companies on investment regulations in various sectors. It offers a wide range of advisory services on all foreign businesses’ requirements to set up in Nigeria. We advise immigration matters concerning entry permits, long-stay visas, work permits and expatriate quotas, legal vehicles such as joint ventures, labour, and employment laws.

We understand Nigeria’s business environment and the changing landscape. This places us in an excellent position to inform our clients of laws and regulations that potentially affect their business interests.

The firm assists and represents foreign companies before the regulatory authorities, including the Nigerian Investment and Promotion Commission (NIPC), Federal Ministry for the Interior, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), and other relevant government agencies.

Our lawyers advise on trade-related issues that directly impact foreign investment in Nigeria and have significant experience in private equity, joint venture agreements, mergers & acquisitions, and capital market transactions.

We are the first Corporate and Commercial Law firm in Nigeria to advise on Crowdfunding. We have initiated discussions with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to promote the legal framework for Crowdfunding in Nigeria.

Our senior Partner, Dr Agbakoba SAN, is a CBN appointee and serves as the chairman of the Legal Implementation Committee of the Financial System Strategy 20:20 (FSS 20:20), which focus on supporting small and medium-size businesses concerning access to credit, credit reporting, consumer protection, and financial services.

Our Corporate and Business Advisory Expertises Cover:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Communications
  • Company & Secretarial Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Crowdfunding
  • Due Diligence
  • Employment & Labour
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Foreign Investment & Divestment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Agricultural Investment Advisory Services

Our Corporate and Business Advisory Services Include:

  • Advice on foreign investment and divestment
  • Advice on the sale of businesses and assets sales
  • Joint ventures and shareholders agreement
  • Advice on corporate structure
  • Advice on tax implications in relation to commercial transactions and foreign investment
  • Advice on regulatory requirements for transactions
  • Legal Audit and Legal Due Diligence Services
  • Advice on legal contracts and documentation

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Our focus at Olisa Agbakoba Legal has always been to push through new boundaries to find solutions to legal issues and win the confidence of our clients.

  • Excellent work. The OAL as a whole impressed me with its consistency and hard work. Without a doubt, I would advise someone in need of an arbitration lawyer to give OAL their best shot. Good people who want to make us happy. Thank you a lot.

    Charles Peter

    ADR & Arbitration Client
  • Fantastic law firm. It’s a pleasure to work with someone who is so efficient and quick to work with. Thank you so much for your dedication and hard work. Thank you for looking after me so well. I will still refer your firm to everyone I know who needs legal advice.

    Williams Adeleke

    Corporate Advisory Client
  • To be honest, Olisa Agbakoba Legal is a pleasure to work with. They handle your case as though it were their own, and they treat you as family members rather than clients. We wish OAL the best of luck and will recommend them for any potential legal advice

    Silvia Chukwuka

    Dispute Resolution Client