As the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria is of crucial importance for many of our international clients. We are known for our extensive expertise across all areas of law and our experience in Nigeria spans sectors ranging from energy to insurance.

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Key experience

Our key experience includes advising:

Blakeney LLP on the acquisition of a significant stake in the Nigerian insurer Zenith Insurance and the subsequent sale of that stake in Zenith’s IPO a year later.

Vitol on the sale of oil and gas interests in Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville and Nigeria to New Age (African Global Energy) Ltd.

JP Morgan Securities as underwriters in connection with the listing and offer of GDRs issued by an issuer in Nigeria.

GlaxoSmithKline on its agreement in principle to increase its ownership in GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria PLC, its subsidiary in Nigeria.

a global provider of helicopter services on the UK aspects of an international bribery investigation, including allegations of bribery in Nigeria.

an oil and gas company in relation to its obligations and rights arising under a production sharing contract that it signed with a company controlled by the Government of Nigeria.

Recent Work