We are thus able to offer our clients a seamless one-stop service, provided consistently towards achieving their goals. This quality, amongst others, makes ACAS-LAW a wise choice for the prudent investor requiring direction through the labyrinth of Nigerian laws.
The Firm comprises 3 separate practice groups, which engage in the following major areas of specialisation: Energy & Project Finance Group, Corporate & Commercial Practice Group and International Trade & Shipping, Litigation Group. In addition to the above practice groups, the Firm also operates ADCAX Nominees Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary which provides dedicated service in the area of company secretarial practice to the clients of ACAS-LAW.
The Energy & Project Finance Group handles core oil and gas transactions covering the value chain, power, mining, related foreign investment, project finance transactions, industry taxation and other related corporate and commercial transactions.
The aggressive infrastructure development efforts of the Nigerian Government and the increase in the inflow of foreign direct investment (by way of foreign loan capital) has resulted in an unprecedented increase in project financing as a means of infrastructural development in Nigeria. Our experience in project finance spans across the oil and gas, power, health and infrastructure sectors of the Nigerian economy.
We advise local and international project sponsors, international lenders, local lenders and syndications (of local and international lenders) on all facets of project finance and securities law and practice in Nigeria.
This all-encompassing group offers a broad range of specialized services covering sectors such as immigration, banking & finance, intellectual property, tax, real estate, foreign investment, telecommunication, privatisation and concessioning, capital markets, employment law, mergers and acquisitions, transport, infrastructure and aviation law.
We run the gamut of corporate and commercial law practice and our ultimate goal is to satisfy our clients by providing a seamless one-stop service integrating their diverse business interests. In addition, the firm also ensures that clients comply with the laws applicable to them, and is proactive in ensuring that clients are constantly updated with information that may affect their business objectives.
We advice on finance and corporate decision making and act on behalf of public and private companies and partnerships in dealing with the tax implications of commercial transactions as well as advising on tax efficient business
The firm enjoys a growing international reputation in maritime and shipping law transactions. The Shipping and International Trade Group of the firm is dedicated to advancing the business interests and objectives of participants in the maritime industry on the basis of a logical and pragmatic analysis of legal and commercial issues.
The firm’s expertise in this area spans the full range of admiralty, shipping and international trade and marine insurance laws. Specifically, the firm routinely provides representation and advice on a broad range of maritime transactions and in adversarial proceedings.
ACAS-LAW also renders legal and advisory services to its clients on participation in cabotage trade in Nigeria under the new Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act 2003, which came into force in May 2004. The firm successfully prosecuted the first celebrated landmark case under the Act