Our Practice Areas
Real Estate Legal Consultancy Service
The firm has over the years handled extensive mandates and advised successfully with regard to real estate and more particularly areas relating to title issues and approval and various permits validating property and investments thereto.
Our expert team of qualified lawyers have requisite knowledge and experience in all aspects of real estate law. We offer advice to various types of clients (corporate & individual) on property development, property transactions, land and rental disputes etc.
Our team of skilled professionals with competencies are ready to provide guidance to help protect your investments and avoid legal pitfalls associated with Real Estate and property investment generally.
Our business fraud team has considerable experience on issues of tax fraud, bribery and corruption, securities, intellectual property fraud, banking and financial crimes and other regulatory compliance issues. Our clients trust us to carry out instructions with the highest level of integrity and strict confidentiality.
The business fraud team has extensive expertise in the areas of corporate compliance and governance. We advise clients on a vast area of corporate commercial law including securities, commodities, accounting fraud, fraud relating to letters of credit and other trade finance instruments, tax fraud, public procurement and bank fraud.
Our experts have extensive experience dealing with regulators and regularly advises clients on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act 1994, The Money Laundering Act 2003, the market misconduct regime under the Securities and Investments Act 2007 and the Nigerian Stock Exchange Listing rules.
Banking And Finance
Aftermath solicitors is vast in banking and financial transaction work. The quality of our people, the breadth of our client base and our geographical spread have ensured our involvement in major financing transactions in Nigeria. Our Clients recognize our expertise in transaction management and trust in our ability to provide that crucial legal and regulatory support needed to consummate transactions.
We are regularly consulted on corporate/project finance matters which cut across various sectors. We advise on financing structure, subordination and credit issues, tax aspects of transactions and regulatory approvals/compliance issues.
We assist our clients on such issues as investment and divestment, foreign exchange remittance and restrictions, recording and disclosure requirements, taking effective security whilst minimizing costs, and insolvency.
Corporate / Commercial
We have earned the respect of clients for the quality of its advisory and transaction work. Our team of skilled and experienced lawyers and associates have consistently demonstrated our ability to deliver clear, frank and timely responses to client’s enquiries. The team also bring a firm grasp of commercial realities to bear in structuring and documenting transactions.
The firm offers a wide range of corporate and commercial law services, including due diligence and company secretarial services. The firm also has an impressive advisory portfolio traversing such diverse issues as corporate structure, corporate contracts, corporate governance, regulation of corporations, the organization and mode of subscription of capital, transferability of shares, composition of the board and management, labour, compensation, staff welfare and pension issues and finance.
Corporate Restructuring And Insolvency
We combine expertise in commercial and financial services law to provide effective solutions and advise in all business re-organization and insolvency situations.
The firm provides business advice to companies and corporate shareholders in all aspects of insolvency law, including schemes of arrangement, restructuring and re-organization, either as part of new investments, or resulting from corporate receiverships and liquidations.
We represent clients in out-of court workouts, debt restructurings, acquisitions, and liquidations. The firm regularly represents a wide variety of parties including creditors, debtors, trustees, receivers, landlords, buyers, sellers, equity holders
Aftermath Solicitors offer comprehensive legal services in every aspect of intellectual property law and provide both established and innovative legal methods of protecting clients’ interests. With lawyers having background in scientific disciplines, our clients are sure that we are able to understand issues presented by complex technical and financial innovations and to efficiently meet their goals.
The firm handles matters (both of a contentious and non-contentious nature) relating to trademarks, patent, copyright, franchising, licensing, distributorship agreements and technology transfer. We file trademark, patent and design applications in Nigeria and in Ghana directly and in OAPI countries, through an agent.
We assist our clients with the registration of their products with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
We assist our clients in ensuring that their trademarks, patent, copyright, franchising, licensing, distributorship agreements and technology transfer matters. Our firm also offers investigative services to clients whose products are being adulterated and sold locally.
Labour And Employment
Aftermath Solicitors’ proactive advice helps clients minimize risk and avoid potential liability. We Provide full range advisory services in matters of employment including counselling, dispute resolution through arbitration and mediation, litigation, employee benefits, pension, workplace health and safety, out-sourcing, collective bargaining, immigration and employee issues arising from corporate restructurings and take-overs. We draft standard employment contracts and employee handbooks for several local and multinational clients. We work closely with our clients, advising on strategic and operational employment issues and designing efficient policies taking into account, development in the legislative, judicial and commercial arena.
We render proactive advice, helping clients minimize risks and avoid potential liability relating to all aspects of employee matters by ensuring that any potential industrial action is averted.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Our team of skilled practitioners always seek creative solutions to disputes. We focus on helping clients to manage risk in all areas of their businesses. We are skilled in resolving disputes whether by way of litigation, mediation, arbitration or expert determination.
Key areas of strength of our litigation practice are contractual disputes, receiverships, insolvency and corporate restructuring claims, professional negligence, intellectual property, competition, real estate particularly in construction and engineering issues, financial fraud, debt recovery, expropriation, insurance claims, tax matters, employment, libel, product liability, class action matters, immigration, multiparty litigation, probate matters, trusts, transport, specifically in areas of aviation, admiralty and maritime. The department also offers support to all other practice groups within the firm.