Maritime, Aviation & Space

As the leading maritime, Aviation and Space law firm in Nigeria, OAL remains committed to seeking the growth of the Nigerian maritime & aviation industries, through the promotion of various policy development innovations.

Maritime, Aviation and Space Law Firm in Nigeria

Our Maritime, Aviation and Space teams are well-positioned to deliver cutting edge service. We have a workforce with significant experience and expertise.

  • Maritime Law
  • Aviation & Space Law

We provide maritime-related services to commercial banks, ship-owners, charterers, ship agents, P & I Clubs, Surveyors, Loss Adjusting Firms, and other entities in the Nigerian and International Maritime Industry.

OAL remains committed to seeking the Nigerian maritime industry's growth through the promotion of various policy development innovations. We have provided an invaluable contribution to the present legal and institutional framework regarding the maritime sector, notably the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act 2003. T

The firm has also continued to engage in various collaborations with relevant maritime stakeholders such as the marine insurance industry, government parastatals, maritime entities, and maritime security agencies. The senior partner, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, continues to lead the way through his membership of several maritime committees in the National Assembly that deal with various maritime related Bills.

OAL continues to remain relevant at the forefront of the maritime industry, and this solidifies our position as the foremost maritime law firm in Nigeria, offering services in the following areas:

  • General Maritime Litigation/ Arbitration
  • Registration of Vessels
  • Energy and offshore Operations
  • Protection and Indemnity
  • Marine Insurance
  • International Sale and Trade
  • Charter Party Advisory Services
  • Vessel Acquisition and Finance
  • Cargo Claim
  • Vessel Arrests
  • Cargo Defense
  • Ship Building Contracts
  • Vessel Finance and Funds Access

Space exploration and development has been essential to global scientific and technological advancements. As the world continues to embark on space-related projects, OAL has positioned itself to lead the provision of legal advisory services to players in the Aviation and Space Law industry.

We have a diverse client base, including aviation and aerospace service providers, airlines, charter companies, private operators, suppliers, aircraft leasing companies, financial institutions, airports, and regulatory agencies.

Our Aviation team consists of experts with significant experience in the Aviation sector of the economy. We are proud sponsors of the Fly Nigeria Bill.

The OAL Space Law Practice is dedicated to the continued development of Nigeria's space program's regulatory framework. Our space law practice is designed to offer advisory and policy-oriented services to both the public and private sectors.

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