Our sports team is renowned both domestically and globally as one of the most extensive and proficient multidisciplinary legal teams in the sports sector. We have participated in numerous prominent cases that have significantly influenced the current sports law landscape.

Top Sports Law Firm in Nigeria

At OAL, we have a team of dedicated Sports lawyers that provide an extensive range of sports-related advisory services to local and international clients in Nigeria. Our clientele includes but is not limited to sports clubs, organizations and agencies, governing bodies, athletes, sports brands and corporations that engage the sporting industry.

We routinely provide our clients with sports deal advisory services, intellectual property advisory, Regulatory and Compliance advisory, general sport contractual advisory. Our transactional advisory prowess offers corporate and commercial concerning advisory to our corporate clients while paying attention to the dynamics and intricacies that underlie the Nigerian sporting industry.

Additionally, our sports team collaborates with our dispute resolution group to advise and represent clients on sports-related disputes. However, our lawyers consult beyond the private sector. We leverage our in-depth sector knowledge and experience to pave a path for advancing the Nigerian sports industry. For example, we have rendered Sports governance and compliance advisory services to major players in the Nigerian sports ecosystem including clubs, and associations. Some of our clients in the past include CAF and the Lagos State Board of Gymnastics. Our Head of Sports Law Practice, Beverley Agbakoba-Onyejianya, has been recognized as a Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal (WWL).

Our goal is to help our clients maximize their sports business while also playing our part in ensuring that the industry grows to meet international standards.

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OAL's experienced team has been an influential player in shaping sports regulations and is regarded as the leading sports law firm in Nigeria.


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