Our Tax Team can advise both local and foreign clients on diverse tax issues related to our areas of specialization, including banking and finance, telecommunications, oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions, energy and natural resources (oil and gas), shipping and maritime, aviation, construction, insurance, project finance and corporate restructuring and reorganization.
The firm offers practical and robust tax advisory services. In particular, we focus on helping clients identify tax risks and reduce their tax exposure and liability within the context of applicable Nigerian laws. The Partners have previously advised clients on withholding tax, personal income tax, corporate tax, value-added tax, petroleum profit tax, tertiary education tax, stamp duties, regulatory compliance, the establishment of private and venture capital, corporate and employee tax structuring and restructuring, and transactions across all sectors of the Nigerian economy.
We are able to service clients including issuers (sovereign, sub-sovereign and corporates), financial and other advisors, underwriters, custodians and trustees, operating across a wide spectrum of sectors.
Banking and Finance is a key area of specialization for the firm. We are able to advise clients (Banks, Individuals and other Corporations) on business establishment/start up, regulatory compliance, acquisition finance, asset based lending, commercial lending, secured and unsecured credit facilities, syndicated loans and project finance, foreign direct investment, amongst others.