7th Floor, Marble House
1, Kingsway Road, Falomo
Tel: (+234 1) 461 7321-3; 2793365-8; 7406533
Fax: (+234 1) 461 7092
Partners: Olufunke Adekoya (SAN), Soji Awogbade, Lawrence Fubara Anga, Theophilus Emuwa, Adegbite Adeniji, Adedapo Tunde-Olowu, Olusina Sipasi, Ola Orewale
L. Fubara Anga (firstname.lastname@example.org);
Soji Awogbade (email@example.com)
Nigeria, Ghana, New York, England and Wales
ÆLEX is a full-service commercial and litigation law firm with its head office in Lagos, and other offices in Port Harcourt, and Abuja, Nigeria and in Accra, Ghana.
Our lawyers have developed specialist skill sets and gained significant deal experience from their involvement in complex transactions and large projects. Our local knowledge and regular interaction with key players in the sectors we operate in allow us to structure our advice on projects and transactions in anticipation of, and consistent with changes in policy and regulation.
Clients of the firm include banks and financial institutions, oil and gas companies, power companies, telecommunication companies, insurance companies, trading and manufacturing conglomerates, airlines and shipping lines.
Areas of practice:
Admiralty and Maritime, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Business Fraud, Business Re-organisation and Insolvency, Corporate & Commercial, Energy and Natural Resources, Environment, Foreign Investment, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Oil & Gas, Regulatory and Governmental Relations, Securities, Taxation and Telecommunications.
The ÆLEX team recently acted for Intercontinental Bank PLC in the Access Bank/Intercontinental Bank Merger which was adjudged as The Banker Magazine's 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions Deal of the year for Africa. The transaction was valued at over N53 billion naira.
ÆLEX is local counsel to a development bank in a syndicated financing of a multimillion Dollar housing estate in Nigeria.
ÆLEX is advising in the purchase of linked units of a major telecommunications company and preparing legal documentation for financing and perfecting the transaction.
International Offices /network:
ÆLEX has an office in Accra, Ghana. The firm is the Nigerian member of the World Services Group (www.worldservicesgroup.com) and Meritas (www.meritas.org)."
English, Edo, French, Ibo, Ijaw, Yoruba