Our Firm is engaged in all aspects of litigation including Securities, Stocks, Oil and Gas, Land matters, Contracts, Torts, Matrimonial Causes, Constitutional law, Criminal Law, Law of Consumer Protection, Commercial Law, Administrative Law, Corporate Governance, Banking, Admiralty, Taxation, Pre-Election matters, Election Petitions, Chieftaincy, Customary Law and Succession, Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, Intellectual Property, Maritime and International Law. We have appeared for and represented clients at all levels of the judicature in Nigeria including Courts, Tribunals and Administrative Panels of Inquiry. We have also represented clients before different international Courts, Tribunals and panels including ICSID and World Bank Sanctions Board.
We are involved in matters in the area of Constitutional Law. We have on several occasions, led a team of law firms in the defence of the Federal and State Governments in many constitutional law matters including the VAT Case between the Attorney-General of Lagos State and the Attorney-General of the Federation & Others. Presently, we are leading over 50 Law Firms involved in the defence of the Federal Government in the litany of cases filed at the Supreme Court by the Attorneys-General of the respective States against the Attorney-General of the Federation over claims arising out of or in relation to the provisions of Section 162 of the 1999 Constitution (as Amended). These claims are generally referred to as the Excess Crude Cases and there are over 30 of those cases currently pending at the Supreme Court.
Our firm is also actively involved in the field of Arbitration and other areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution including Mediation and Conciliation. As at date, Our Firm has handled several domestic and international commercial arbitration proceedings representing clients before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC). Some of the matters we have handled include: – Shell Nigeria Ultra Deep Limited [SNUD] v. Federal Republic of Nigeria [FRN] – ICSID Arbitration. – LGC Ltd v. National Emergency Management Agency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [NEMA] – SCC Arbitration. – Total E&P Nigeria Ltd & Ors v. Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation [NNPC] – Domestic Arbitration.