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practice area

At O. A. Omonuwa SAN & Co., we have a diverse practice with a team of legal practitioners and consultants specialized in various areas of the law, commercial work and policy.

An underpinning part of our practice is a constant need to remain on the cutting edge of the law, policy and commercial developments in order to provide our clientele with the very best service obtainable.

The O. A. Omonuwa SAN & Co., DNA of dynamism, teamwork and in-depth perspectivity are made most evident in the areas in which we practice, with the driving force being specialization and getting the very best people for every niche of our clients’ diverse needs.

Our practice is broadly divided into two spectrums of Dispute Resolution and General Commercial Practice.

dispute resolution

Our clients operate in diverse commercial environments which sometimes results in various situations of conflict. In resolving such conflicts, we employ the two major strategies of Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) to achieve the most desirable results for our clients.

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Alternative dispute resolution (adr)

At O. A. Omonuwa SAN & Co., we recognize that for the quick and expedient resolution of commercial disputes, there is a need to employ all ADR techniques including negotiation, conciliation, mediation and arbitration when and where appropriate.  Exploration of these techniques are thus encouraged to ensure the achievement of the most favourable outcome for our clients.


Our ADR team is unparalleled and made up of seasoned negotiators, mediators and arbitrators.  Our team includes a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Institute of Dispute Resolution as well as a Chartered Mediator and Conciliator from the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators.

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litigation

Our litigation and dispute resolution team is made up of highly skilled and dynamic legal practitioners with the expertise to solve whatever contentious problems that may arise timely and efficiently in order to ensure that indeed you and your business are shielded from any disruptive consequences.

The team is led by a formidable Senior Advocate of Nigeria and has successfully represented a range of corporate, governmental and private clients in over 1,400 concluded and pending matters.

We cover a broad range of specialities including:

  • Commercial Disputes
  • Banking Disputes
  • Employment Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Fraud
  • Business and Contract Disputes
  • Property Disputes
  • Defamation
  • Public Law and Judicial Review
  • Marine Disputes
  • Insolvency Disputes
  • Election Petitions
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GENERAL COMMERCIAL PRACTICE

At O.A Omonuwa, SAN & Co., our goal is to ensure that your business needs are adequately catered to and we provide immeasurable support from the incorporation to the possible eventual winding up of the company.  We partner with you to ensure that all contracts executed and business decision are not only in the best interest of the company but also in accordance with Nigerian law and the best international standards. 

In this regard, you will realize that our partnering approach allows us to act as an extension of your legal team, providing a proactive, responsive and seamless service.  Our proactive and problem solving attitude ensures that you receive prompt and top notch advice to help maximize value and manage risk.

We provide advice and business support throughout the lifecycle of your business and these include:

  • Incorporation,
    General Corporate Advisory,
    Corporate Governance,
    Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposals,
    LLP and partnerships,
    Director’s duties and Shareholders’ agreements,
    Joint Venture.

 

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