Dr. Agbakoba is the Senior Partner and Head of the…
Startups & MSME Law
The SMEDAN report confirms that over 86% of Nigeria's businesses fall under the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) category. These businesses are crucial to the growth of the economy. Despite the hugely dominating numbers of these startups, most of them fail to grow.
Top MSME and Startups Law Firm in Nigeria
The uprising of Startups in Nigeria is indicative of potentials for growth in Nigeria. Notwithstanding, a plausible number of them still fail due to several reasons: improper advice at their formation stage.
Startups need swift, quality and accessible legal services to see them through their developmental phase. This is where OAL comes in. We contribute to how they create, discover, secure, and optimize their creative goods and services, enabling them to expand rapidly.
OAL provides legal, structural, and regulatory solutions to entrepreneurs and startups to help them navigate all stages of their growth process, including incorporation, structuring, compliance, funding options, and employee stock options, among other things.
Our guidance to emerging growth companies includes:
- Business formation and structure
- Financing, including identifying investors
- Intellectual property – patents, trademarks and copyrights
- Labour and employment issues
- Contracts and agreements
- Real estate
- Regulatory compliance
- Tax and estate planning
- Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions
- Bootstrapping Agreements
- Business Acceleration & Incubation Advisory Service
- Business Model Development Support
- Corporate-regulations Compliance
- Equity Investment
- Expansion Advisory
- Financing Arrangements & Agreements
- Grant Proposal
- Growth Advisory
- Industrial-regulations Compliance
- Lean Startup Advisory
- Operations Advisory
- Pooling Agreements
- Pre-Incorporation Agreements
- Shareholder Agreements
- Term Sheets
- Venture Capital Finance Advisory Services
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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.