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  • Banwo & Ighodalo is repeatedly listed as a world class law firm in several leading Nigerian and international legal directories, publications and journals including:

    • IFLR’s Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms

    • International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers

    • Legal 500

    • Who’s Who Legal Directories

    • Euromoney Guides to the World’s leading Capital Market Lawyers and Energy & Natural Resources Lawyers

    • Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers

    • IFLR1000

    • Managing Intellectual Property

    • International Trademark Association Directory

  • The Firm has received remarkable Band 1 rankings in the Nigerian legal market, across its Banking & Finance, Corporate/Commercial and Energy & Natural Resources practices in the Chambers Global 2018 Guide. The Firm’s Intellectual Property was also ranked in Tier 2.

  • The Firm earned again, its Tier 1 position in Capital Markets, Banking, Energy, Infrastructure, Oil and gas, Project Finance and M&A, in the 2018 IFLR1000 rankings. Ten of the Firm’s lawyers are also recognized in several practice areas in this edition.

  • The Firm has been recommended as Top-Tier in Banking, Finance & Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate & M&A and Energy and Natural Resources in “The Legal 500 EMEA Guide “for the year 2016 and 2017. The Firm’s Real Estate and Construction is also Top-Tier in 2017 edition.

  • The Firm was awarded "Best DCM Solicitor on FMDQ" at the FMDQ's 2017 Nigerian Debt Capital Markets Conference & Awards event.

  • The Firm has received “Most Innovative in Legal Services” at the maiden edition of BusinessDay’s Top 25 Most Innovative Companies & Institutions in Nigeria Awards 2017.

  • The Firm’s Shipping & Transport and Dispute Resolution practices ranked Tier 2 and Tier 3 respectively in “The Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2017 edition".

  • A Partner in the Firm is current acting Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.

  • The Firm has its debut ranking in Dispute Resolution in the Chambers Global 2017 Guide and Tier 4 in 2018 Guide

  • The Firm has received in the 2016 Legal 500 US Special Edition, Tier 1 rankings for Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Energy & Natural Resources and Tier 2 in Shipping and Transport for its 2015 activity and consistently places among the leading Nigerian law firms.