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Banwo & Ighodalo retains top rankings in The IFLR1000 2019 rankings

Banwo & Ighodalo has retained its leading position as a top tier firm across all financial and corporate areas in the 2019 IFLR1000 rankings, for the third year in a row. In addition, eleven of the firm’s lawyers are also recognized in several practice areas by the directory.

Client Feedback

  • “Banwo & Ighodalo is very knowledgeable and pays attention to detail. The quality of their work is first-class. The firm's strengths include pragmatism, thinking out of the box and thoroughness. There is adequate senior lawyer involvement and supervision, and this reflects in the quality of output. However, the firm is a bit expensive, and is often less competitive than its peers.”


  • “Generally very good service especially in relation to practical objectives and support (such as filings, document execution, corporate maintenance). Advice is generally of a good quality. Billings are reasonable and fair.”

    Project Finance

  • “I have found that the lawyers are generally prompt and responsive, and do not rigidly watch the clock. They understood that we were new to doing business in Nigeria and were accommodating in addressing our queries on the Nigerian legal and regulatory framework.”

    Banking & Finance

  • “Local advice was concise and all timelines were met. We appreciated the clarity of the advice given, including a detailed explanation of the options available to our common client.”

    Banking & Finance

  • “Strength: Responsive and able to address queries effectively and quickly. Weakness: Expensive, both in terms of the scope of work required and compared to other Nigerian law firms.”

    Banking & Finance

  • “Very responsive attorneys and great depth of knowledge of Nigeria law and project financing issues. They work efficiently and also very cooperatively with foreign UK counsel.”

    Project Finance

The IFLR1000 is the guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. Its rankings are based on a range of criteria including technical ability, market share, reputation and client care.

Banwo & Ighodalo remains top law firm for:

  • Banking

  • Capital Markets

  • M&A

  • Project Development: Infrastructure

  • Project Development: Oil and Gas

  • Project Development: Power

  • Project Finance

Banwo & Ighodalo retains top rankings in The IFLR1000 2019 rankings