The Law Crest


NIPOST Towers, First Floor
98 Adeola Odeku Street
Victoria Island, 101241

+234-8096595974 | 09087430535

Key contacts:

Managing partner: Anthony Nwaochei
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Partner: Tobenna Erojikwe
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Partner: Oseinoma Okpeku
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Partner: Okechukwu Umemuo
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 10+
Network memberships: Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria and UK, International Trademark Association, Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law
Languages: English, French, several Nigerian languages

The Law Crest LLP was established in 1997 as a legal consulting firm with a bias for Corporate Commercial Law, Foreign Investment and Banking & Finance. The firm has since expanded into a foremost full-service Nigerian law firm representing some of the biggest players in the various segments of the Nigerian economy with a tradition of excellence and client satisfaction. 

The firm is a go-to firm of choice for services in the areas of Energy & Natural Resources; Employment & HR Advisory Services; Corporate Finance; Advocacy; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Debt Recovery; Regulatory, Compliance & Anti-Trust Advisory Services; Construction & Real Estate; Information & Communication Technology; Mergers & Acquisitions; Insolvency; Admiralty & Shipping; Immigration; Tax and Intellectual Property.

We are known for ensuring timely perfection of briefs in the most effective and practical manner with great attention to detail while making sure clients are informed of the best options available to them and keeping them abreast of new legal developments affecting their business.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Tobenna Erojikwe

Recent transactional highlights:

Advising Savannah Energy Plc a UK oil and gas company listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (the “Acquirer”) in connection with the $600,000,000 acquisition of the oil and gas assets (and shares in subsidiaries) of an international oil and gas conglomerate (the “Seller”) in Nigeria. Also advised the Acquirer in connection the acquisition of a majority stake in a Nigerian oil and gas company (an indirect subsidiary of the Seller) engaged in upstream oil and gas exploration, appraisal, development and production operations in Nigeria.

Also advised the Acquirer in connection with several arrangements relating to the restructuring of the debt obligations of the Seller and its subsidiaries.

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms

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