We provide creative, practical tax advisory services for a comprehensive range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, reorganisations, joint ventures, owner-managed take overs, investment structures, restructuring and tax driven transactions. We also assist our clients with strategic tax-related business planning and solving complex tax issues.
We provide advice and support for inbound and outbound foreign investment, selection of tax efficient holding company locations, transfer pricing, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, financing and leasing transactions. We work closely with recognized international tax and legal advisers to ensure that our client’s interest is fully protected when dealing in multiple jurisdictions.
We advise on all aspects of Personal Income Tax ranging from employees tax and benefits, to external consultants/ independent contractor taxes, executives and directors taxes.
We represent clients in tax disputes and settlements, resolving tax controversies as they arise. We aim to resolve tax disputes and controversies without the need for litigation by early negotiation of tax deficiencies with the relevant Tax Authorities.
Our transactional lawyers are experienced in tax litigation and appear in all levels of the court – from the Tax Appeal Tribunal up to the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
We advise individuals, entrepreneurs, closely held clients and families on the protection, optimization of their wealth and assets. We assist our clients in achieving their personal and business objectives in the most tax-efficient manner. We advise them in estate planning by drafting and creating wills, trusts, foundations, and fiduciary estates for the benefit of future generations.
We also assist in the administration of Estates and Trusts.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL
Our company law practice covers a broad range of transactional services. This emcompases providing legal advice and support to the following transactions:
• Corporate Governance
• Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
• Corporate reorganizations,
• Business sales and purchases
• Equity Investments
• Joint ventures,
• Capital raising and structuring,
• Limited partnerships,
• Franchising and licensing
• Other forms of collaborative capital.
• Day to day corporate Legal Advice
We provide advice and support to clients in connection with corporate and commercial transactions that extend across various sectors. We have consistently provide advice on commercial contracts pertaining to a wide range of business activities.
We have developed an extensive knowledge of the Nigerian regulatory environment and routinely assist our clients in meeting the evolving expectations of regulatory and enforcement agencies. We provide effective and creative regulatory compliance services to our clients located all over the world. We provide the following compliance services and more :
• Immigration Advisory Services
• NOTAP registration Services
• NAFDAC registration services
• Pioneer Status Approval Support Services
• Obtaining Licenses and permits from Relevant Regulatory Agencies
We advice on legal and structural issues arising out of employment engagements. We specifically advice and support clients in all aspects of the employment relationship including:
Advisory Board Appointments
Employment policies & handbooks
BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES
The structure that you adopt for your business can have a significant impact on your company’s operations, legal liabilities, compensation, contracts etc. We can help you choose whether to operate as a partnership, limited liability company, or Not for Profit organization. We provide the following services and more:
• Company Registration
• Regulatory Compliance Registration and Advice
• Corporate Governance Advice
• Company Secretarial services
• Shareholding and Investment Structures and Advice
• Corporate Restructuring
• Intellectual Property Registration and Protection
• Contract Negotiation, Drafting & Review
• General Legal Advisory services
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION SUPPORT
We represent clients in all areas of personal and commercial real estate. Our firm maintains a broad practice representing private buyers and sellers, developers, investors, real estate investment trusts, retailers and property managers.