Our ﬁrm has a dedicated team of lawyers who are adept in dispute resolution. It has a strong Commercial Litigation team with a wide range of legal skills. We are able to advise on all forms of dispute resolution/litigation ranging from simple claims to complex commercial disputes requiring the skill of proﬁciency. We ensure that disputes are resolved efﬁciently and at a cost suitable for the case.
The team advises the Federal and State Government, Ministries, and Government Agencies. It also advises diverse sectors of the economy such as the banking and ﬁnancial sector, shipping and maritime industry, insurance, retail and trade, property and construction, probate, energy and telecommunications.
Drawing on a history of more than four decades in the provision of services we have produced a team of formidable and respected lawyers who can handle the most intricate commercial cases. Our proﬁciency lies in our hard work and tenacity to get the job done no matter the obstacles. We have been known as one of the top law firms in Nigeria and the ‘Go to’ law firm for dispute resolution/litigation.
OAL is ranked as a top Litigation law firm in Nigeria. We are also skilled at other alternate dispute resolutions such as mediation and conciliation. We operate a private Arbitration Centre from our corporate ofﬁce located in Ikoyi, Lagos. Dr. Agbakoba and a team of arbitrators from our ﬁrm have been appointed arbitrators in foreign arbitral proceedings in the United Kingdom and other jurisdictions.
The team specializes in the following areas of law:
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Administrative & Public
- Commercial Litigation
- Compliance and Regulatory
- Maritime & Shipping
- Oil & Gas
- Public Interest