In Nigeria, we have a best-friend relationship with Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, one of that country’s leading corporate and commercial law firms.

Founded in 1983, the firm has evolved from its initial focus on the oil and gas sector into a ten-partner team with multiple areas of specialisation including, aviation, banking and finance, business establishment and corporate immigration, capital markets, corporate advisory (mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring), employment,  maritime, infrastructure and real estate, insurance, litigation and ADR, private equity, asset management and collective investment schemes,  power, tax, telecommunications, media and technology.

The firm has consistently been ranked in Tier 1 for its Banking and Finance, M&A and Capital Markets by IFLR and Chambers & Partners.

With offices in Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Uyo, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is geared to facilitate corporate and commercial business both in Nigeria and further afield in West Africa.

Clients include foreign investors and international/ domestic companies establishing or doing business for the first time, or on an on-going basis, in Nigeria, for example:

  • Global, regional and local banks
  • Development financial institutions
  • Lending syndicates
  • Capital market operators
  • Private equity funds
  • Members of joint ventures
  • Strategic partners

The firm also acts for regulators, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.