Founded in 1994, G. Elias & Co. is one of Nigeria’s leading business law firms. We have an international outlook and an outstanding record of carrying out critical, innovative and complex work to the highest standards.
We are active on the ‘cutting edge’ of Nigerian law and legal practice, particularly in the fields of financings denominated in hard currencies, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, sales of businesses, oil-and-gas, sales of businesses, tax, all aspects of electric power sector transactions, dispute resolution and other commercial transactions.
We offer a wide range of services to business enterprises in respect of transactions, advisory work, regulatory work, litigation and arbitration.
In each of these areas we handle corporate, financial, commercial (including shipping and petroleum), taxation, intellectual property, telecommunications and information technology law assignments.
Traditionally, our diverse clients have included financial institutions, upstream oil companies, producers of branded consumer goods and services and information technology and telecommunications companies.
G. Elias & Co. is a member of the African Legal Network (“ALN”), an alliance of leading independent law firms all founded in Africa and headquartered in more than a dozen African countries. We have extensive experience and a good relationship with the international law firms.