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About Us

Banwo & Ighodalo ("B&I") was established on the 1st of February, 1991 with a resolve to create a world class law firm. Today, we are known for providing innovative, competent, cost-effective and well-timed solutions.

Industry sources speak highly of the firm's "legal service excellence across the board, from partners to junior staff," adding that the group is "highly responsive and flexible."
Chambers & Partners 2019

 

Banwo & Ighodalo is structured as a partnership and is a fairly large-sized Nigerian firm, presently comprising, over Seventy (70) Solicitors. We undertake work for public and private companies, governments, Nigerian and foreign investors, financial institutions, foreign law firms and international consultancy firms. Our lawyers are often called upon to serve as resource persons at local and international seminars/workshops and as public and private sector office holders and advisers.

Vision Statement: To be the foremost Nigerian legal services and business solution provider, delivering high quality services to our clients, with global outlook.

Mission Statement: To continually deliver excellent, innovative and effective solutions to our clients

Our Practice Areas

We are consistently ranked as a leading Nigerian law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Project Finance and Foreign Investment & Divestments and one of the top five law firms in Shipping, Aviation & International Trade, Energy & Natural Resources and Intellectual Property. We also have a tested and dependable track record in Commercial Litigation.

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    Meet our People
    • Highly regarded group that possesses considerable expertise in capital markets and loan transactions.”

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    • Well known for advising a number of major commercial banks and domestic financial institutions, as well as working ...”

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    • Possesses extensive experience structuring financial transactions and advising on regulatory matters.”

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    • Increasingly active in transactions and financings involving the oil and gas and power sectors.”

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    • Market-leading team that is highly regarded for its work in the capital markets space, working with high-profile ...”

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    • Possesses a wealth of experience across several areas and well placed to handle matters relating to government ...”

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    • Frequently acts for oil and gas companies, investment companies and private equity funds”

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    • Well-regarded firm with a practice covering arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution.”

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    • Works with local and international clients in areas such as oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and energy.”

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    • Intertwines corporate and litigation practices to help financial and corporate clients navigate the legal landscape.”

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    • Experienced in a range of disputes, including employment and asset recovery”

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    • Solid practice within a well-regarded Nigerian firm.”

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    • Noted for its activity in anti-counterfeiting, as well as its capable handling of copyright and trade mark ...”

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    • Talented group that offers extensive experience handling high-profile energy clients on various complex natural ...”

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    • Recognised for its involvement in gas supply and utilisation, engineering procurement and construction and ...”

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    • Also well experienced advising international and domestic investors looking to develop projects in Nigeria in ...”

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    • Increasingly visible on power mandates, particularly on renewable energy matters.”

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