Law Firms and Lawyers in Nigeria- Ranked by Chambers and Partners

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This document contains a list of the ranking of top Nigerian lawyers and law firms as released by Chambers & Partners.

NB: The information is sorted by the lawyers and law firms with the best rating and it is assumed that the user of the information provided on here should use it with caution. We do not in any way own the rating. If you want to find more about this kindly visit the source here.

The above have really covered a bit of disclaimer and if there is any subsequent adjustment we will update the whole information accordingly to fit the test of time.

Now below is the list which was published on March 17 by the Chambers Global 2016 directory (

The major focus here include the rating of leading law firms and lawyers in various practice areas such as:

  • Banking and Finance,
  • Corporate/Commercial,
  • Dispute Resolution,
  • Energy and Natural Resources as well as
  • Intellectual Property.

Thanks to the team that conducted this extensive research because without them the information may be scanty with less details and value. We also commend the handwork of for playing more of a pointer role.

Having an efficient legal system and integrated regulatory environment is always a good thing especially in business driven countries.

In order to help in achieving a great capital flows and also the development of sustainable markets, there is always the practice of legal bindings that will help in easy flow of markets.

However, in Nigeria legal system, there has been a great improvement which in turn has affected the growth of our cross-border investments. This has directly ensured investors protection.

From the report gotten from the Chambers Global, Nigeria’s economic diversification agenda has important ramifications for domestic and international investors and this makes the work of lawyers and law firms to be in for providing a good guide and guard. What lawyers and law firms can do for an investors thus isn’t overemphasized.

In banking and finance sector, Chambers Global legal directory positioned Aluko & Oyebode, Banwo & Ighodalo, G. Elias & Co., Olaniwun Ajayi LP and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie at (Band 1).

The only firm that is ranked in all five practice areas is G. Elias and Co, one of Nigeria’s leading business law firms.

It also has a good position in Intellectual Property which was newly introduced in the category of ranking with their main function on deals in derivatives transactions in the banking sector.

Included also in their repertoire are petroleum acreage sales agreements in the energy sector, private equity transactions in the corporate sector and capital markets disputes respectively.

In the Corporate/ Commercial, Energy and Natural Resources and Intellectual Property sectors of the report Banwo & Ighodalo came at the top-ranked firm.

Their expertise are within the holds of capital market, securities, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance.

Aside intellectual property, Aluko & Oyebode are ranked in all other practices.

Please be informed that this list is just but the top ranked law firms.

Read also: Top Ranked Lawyers In Nigeria.

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