Our Practice Areas

Consumer Law

Every business entity and individual desires to get the best satisfaction in every business transaction, but this is not the case, as balancing value for money and getting satisfaction has a lot of gap. We offer very detail legal services to companies, multinationals, governmental agencies and individuals in achieving consumer law compliance to beat competitors in the emerging economy of this new era.

 

Our Law Firm has co-joined the famous World Consumer Forum to organise several International Consumer summits, Conferences and workshop for multinationals, financial institutions, Consumer goods Companies, consumer services companies and individuals. Our Team of lawyers are very experienced in offering  consumer legal services in the following areas;

 

Consumer Loan and collection, Consumer goods, Consumer health law, unfair competition, unfair Trade practice avertion, Airline business and consumer satisfaction, Financial Consumer satisfaction, Electricity Consumer satisfaction, Consumer Warranty, Consumer Quality Assurance, Consumer Advice on misleading false and misleading claims in advertising and labeling practices, Consumer Terms of Use and Policy, Developing organizational consumer policy framework for growth, Consumer rights and satisfaction in the e-Market economy and general consumer law and consumer rights protection law etc.

 

We offer legal opinions and advices on expertise; our experience gives us winning strategies to ague cases in court for our clients to achieve satisfaction and when necessary we create an alternative dispute resolution mechanism that will make our client happy.

 

We are the leading Consumer law Firm in Nigeria and Africa; we have developed several internal consumer legal framework and consumer rights protection for several multinationals, Banks, Pharmaceutical and health company Food processing and Beverage Companies and governmental agencies etc.

 

The recent success in the negotiation of unfair consumer transaction worth millions of US Dollars is based on our sound experience on consumer law.

 

Our experience is the yardstick while we are highly sought in Africa. Our Firm has developed legal research and communiqué which many originations now refer for their organizational growth to satisfy consumers and win their business trust.

 

Intellectual Property


OSUYA LAW FIRM offer international standard practice that protects the rights of clients to maintain an economic monopoly for their creative works, innovation and their exclusive right to production, reproduction or adaptation of their creative work.

 

We give advice to clients on commercialization of their intellectual property through licensing, lease and sales as well as guiding them through the IP aspects associated with mergers and acquisitions, initial public offering, securitizations, private placements and other corporate and finance transactions that will earn those rebates.

 

Our experience in this field help to advice clients on related issues such as regulatory matters, privacy, data protection, distribution agreements and branding.

 

We are the leading Firm in Africa with respect to Digital technology IP rights and protection; we offer software licensing advice, software testing and agreements. ICT consumables are given required protection against hawks who steal IP works of clients globally, our firm offer legal services to protect IP as it relates ICT products.

 

We also provide a full range of litigation and arbitration services in intellectual property disputes, patents, technology transfers, copyrights, trademarks, franchising, licensing, and trade secrets.

Financial Restructuring And Insolvency

The International Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice standard is our integrated practice culture, exclusively or principally in the area of bankruptcy and insolvency law. As a recognized firm in complex crossborder insolvencies and workouts, our practice represents clients in all aspects of restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters, including both transactional and litigation matters. We regularly represent multinational corporations in simultaneous proceedings in virtually every corner of the world.

 

We have built a reputation for being aggressive and creative for our diverse clients across the board, not waiting for others to act, but forcing others to react to what we are doing for our clients.

 

 

Pharmaceuticals And Healthcare

Our Pharmaceutical and Healthcare lawyers represents many of the leading names in the global  pharmaceutical and healthcare industries across the full range of their intellectual property and antitrust needs, including litigation and dispute resolution, as well as their transactional needs, including collaborations and divestitures, content research, licensing agreements, parallel trade, supply agreements and clinical trials documentation.

 

We are one of the world's leading law firm that offer comprehensive services on medical negligence, clinical and pharmaceutical governance, work force performance enhancements, healthcare disputes resolution, professional conflicts resolution in work places.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Osuya law firm is one of the few law firms with the global capacity and experience to provide assistance to clients on worldwide M&A transactions. We are well-versed in the markets in which our clients operate, giving strength to maintain a commercial approach that enhances efficiency, reduces costs and enhances effective deal execution.

 

We have taken the lead in devising creative deal structures, designing acquisition programs and planning and implementing strategies for both acquirers and potential acquisition targets in domestic and cross-border transactions around the world.

 

Our global transactions include:
Cross-Border and Domestic Deals -Public and Private Acquisitions -Equity Investments and Divestments-Joint Ventures -Leveraged Buyouts-Tender & Exchange Offers -Unsolicited Offers and Defenses to Unsolicited Offers-Privatizations -Proxy Contests -Spin-offs and Dispositions -Negotiated Acquisitions, including acquisitions offinancially troubled companies.

 

Capital Markets

 

The capacity to raise funds necessary for growth is essential to every company. For several years, our international capital markets team at OSUYA LAW FIRM has been dedicated to structuring transactions that allow companies to realise their goals and vision.

 

Our legal team works closely across the all sectors, where our knowledge of local markets and the political, regulatory and economic environments in which our clients operate, gives us an unrivalled familiarity with the intricate legal issues specific to those markets.

 

We advise on the full range of debt and equity transactions and have achieved a leading reputation for advising on "firsts" to market in difficult legal environments.

Dispute Resolution And Arbitration

 

OSUYA LAW FIRM cover international and domestic arbitration, expert determination, adjudication procedures and mediation. We provide clients with nationally recognised litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution skills.


With close to 100% success rate, this practice provides the requisite skill based support to its ever demanding and discerning clients which include Private equity groups, multinational corporations, international financial institutions, telecommunications companies, banks, governmental departments and parastatals etc.

Energy And Natural Resources


OSUYA LAW FIRM render legal advice on regulation, development, acquisitions within the industry. We bring our considerable experience in the area of privatization and have advised on the restructuring of gas utility projects.

 

With our expertise on the legislative requirements of the industry, we negotiate Production Sharing
Contracts, Joint Venture Contracts and also review Gas Supply Contracts. We assist in the establishment of oil service companies in Nigeria.

 

This firm also offers comprehensive legal services to clients in the power sector. We advise on compliance with the Electric Power Sector Reform and also advise government entities and the private sector on a range of areas which includes Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), acquiring interest in Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects and power generation projects.

 

In the Mining sector, we advise on the exploration and exploitation of mineral resources and the establishment of mining interests in Nigeria and we review Exploration Agreements and Joint Venture Agreements on behalf of major mining companies. We have considerable experience in construction and mining projects and we have gained experience in building and expanding mining operations.

Taxation


We have deemed knowledge and understanding of the business tax systems of major trading nations globally. We understand and appreciate how international structures and transactions work. We proffer representations for business, charitable and individual clients in federal, state and local taxation.

 

We advise companies, partnerships and unincorporated bodies on the tax implications of commercial transactions such as sale of shares and assets, mergers and acquisitions and on the obligations and benefits deriving from the tax laws to which they are subject. We also assist with negotiating and contesting tax disputes.

Insurance

We handle all aspects of insurance and reinsurance disputes, claims and coverage work, including domestic litigation, international fast-track arbitrations and mediations.

 

We have represented major insurers in insurance coverage claims, reinsurance disputes, commercial disputes arising from the sale and purchase of insurance businesses, warranty and indemnity insurance, liquidated damages and insurance claims.

 

We are also capable of handling multi-party losses such as claims arising from fire, property, construction, oil and gas, commercial and industrial operations and transportation etc.

 

In assessing our matters, we ensure that major issues are identified in the early stages so that good cases are successfully prosecuted while weak cases are quickly settled.

Corporate Commercial


OSUYA & OSUYA LAW FIRM offers its extensive experience in a wide range of transactions and corporate finance instructions; including acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring of private companies and businesses, shareholder and joint venture arrangements, banking and financial services, inc luding equity offerings. We have participated as legal consortium adviser in the privatization and core investment in major public utilities in Nigeria. We routinely advise clients on compliance and the regulatory landscape existing in the Nigerian capital market, our licensed solicitors and partners provides innovative solution to often unique client requirements.

 

We are called new generation commercial transaction law firm owing to the substantial line of major business transactions the firm has advised on and its total approach to problem solving, negotiation and documentation.

 

AREAS- Acquisitions & divestitures- Restructuring of private companies and businesses,- Shareholder and joint venture arrangements,- New Investments- Corporate advice & Capital markets Public Utilities & PPP- Privatisation and Public Finance.

Banking & Finance

Our legal team in the Banking and Finance Department represents numerous domestic and foreign banks/financial institutions in both general advisory (Banking Regulation) and transactional capacities. We represent clients in a broad spectrum of syndi cated and non- syndi cated f inanc ing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans, liquidity facilities for structured finance transactions, commercial paper back-up facilities, senior and subordinated credit facilities, acquisition credit and leveraged buy-outs involving both public and private companies, asset based loans to middle market companies. Our banking and finance lawyers offer expertise in securitization and international capital markets projects and asset finance, syndicated and bilateral lending, debt conversion, global depositories and collective investments securities, trade finance. in this area, lawyers work with litigation groups in asset and financial recovery and in providing early dispute resolution advice where necessary.

 

Privatisation And Foreign Investment


We are rapidly developing expertise in advising on privatisation and commercialisation. We render legal services in relation to debt conversion, act for a number of investors and collaborate with international consultants in the current privatisation exercise being conducted by the Nigerian government.

 

The firm has considerable experience and knowledge on projects involving both private and public sector participation. The firm acts as local Attorney to several international corporations that are in the process of implementing the privatisation programmes of the Federal and State Governments in Nigeria.

 

We offer a complete service advising on business formation and operation, acquisition of interest, assets and property, all compliance and regulatory issues, immigration law, taxation, acquisition of pioneer status and government incentives. We have built best working relationships with governmental bodies and industry regulators, which is core value to our clients.

Litigation


We are always calculative of our client's goals - to do good business and stay out of the courtroom. Our culture of not rushing a client's matter needlessly to court is observed at all time. With our acquaintance with the client's business, through timely and experienced advice, we make every attempt to avoid disputes and ensure that litigation is used as last resort.

 

OSUYA LAW FIRM has a strong track record in commercial and criminal litigation practice with all the professional members of the firm qualified to appear before all courts in Nigeria. Our litigation practice amongst others covers areas such as, intellectual property right, employment, land & real estate, environmental law claims, claims arising from tort, contract claim settlements, receiverships and debt recoveries, oil and gas, banking and finance etc.

Corporate Governance, Regulatory Risk, Investigations And Compliance Practice


OSUYA LAW FIRM Corporate Governance, Regulatory Risk Management, Investigations and Compliance Practice lawyers provides a range of services that include organisational regulatory and internal investigations, board advisory, compliance, risk management, fraud consulting, asset tracing mechanism, anti-money laundering ethics, and procurement & competitive tendering standards.


Compliance with the regulatory framework is essential given the increasingly vigorous pursuit of civil and criminal sanctions for violations of rules regulating business activities.

 

Our advisory services touch on several regulatory frameworks including those associated with anticorruption laws, economic sanctions, anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing laws, and competition laws.

 

We regularly act for state-owned entities, private corporations and multinationals in the telecoms, financial services, fast moving consumer goods, oil & gas, and manufacturing sectors.

Development Law


As the world is changing with the trend of digital new era and economy so does our capacity of legal minds develops. Our focus here is to develop the legal instrument that will help our clients survive in the 21stcentury.

 

Our developmental Lawyers are focused on developing legal solution in novel areas of law that will enhance client's satisfaction. We innovate legal structure that matures into legal instrument for Government, corporate bodies and other mulita-nationals.