International and Domestic Law Firm in Lagos, Nigeria
Other Offices: Washington, DC
Law Firm OverviewElesinmogun & Egwuatu, located in Lagos, Nigeria, is a dynamic international law firm that specializes in several spheres of legal practice both in the international and domestic arena. The world has become a global village and the need to have legal representation that has the ability to handle different transactions taking into consideration the laws and practices of several nations have become very necessary in international transactions. Elesinmogun & Egwuatu is at the cutting edge of international transactional practice.
At Elesinmogun & Egwuatu, we aim to assist African companies capitalize on opportunities and minimize on risks when doing business in the USA and vice-versa. We provide clients with competent immigration work especially for companies looking to transfer their staff and families to their US subsidiary or branch. Foreign investors have been cautious about investing in African countries because of corruption, armed conflicts and lack of the necessary information to facilitate trade.
Our practice conducts the necessary due diligence or "Know your customer documentation" for customers looking to engage in transatlantic business and multilateral agreements. We do all the groundwork for the companies to ensure that their risks are minimized and they take prudent steps in achieving their goals. There is a great opportunity to enhance multilateral business between the US and African countries. Elesinmogun & Egwuatu is a major conduit for facilitating advantageous transactions between the continents thereby improving social and business relations.
Year this Office was Established: 2007
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Corporate Compliance; Transactional Law.
Areas of Law Description
Our practice includes:
- Corporate Compliance
We assist clients in navigating the international corporate compliance arena. Our team has the requisite experience and knowledge in conducting due diligence review for companies investing in Nigeria. E & E lawyers are well versed in the laws of different jurisdictions and can bring a global perspective to handling international compliance matters.
- International Trade
The firm aims to assist companies capitalize on opportunities and minimize on risks associated with international trade. We also have extensive experience in representing corporations in the formulation of investment and international competitive policies to promote their business objectives. Our team keeps our clients informed about import, export and trade regulations.
- Real Estate Law
Our real estate team offers a comprehensive range of services in the Nigerian real estate market including: representation of the; different parties in connection with the investments; management of Property; advise our clients on land use regulations and representing our clients in real estate disputes.
- Corporate and Transactional Law
E & E's corporate practice group comprises of a team with experience and knowledge of diverse business transactions. We have lawyers that have both international and local expertise on how to handle unique business transactions. We have wide sector knowledge of industries like Oil and Gas, Energy, Telecommunication, Banking, Construction, Shipping and Aviation.
- Intellectual Property
Our lawyers are at the forefront of Intellectual Property protection. Elesinmogun & Egwuatu's international experience is an advantage in the import/export of products into the Nigerian market. We work with the agencies like Standards Organization of Nigeria and National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control who are in charge of all importation and exportation of both consumable and non-consumable goods.
We provide legal advice/ representation on U.S and Nigerian immigration matters to companies, individuals and governments. Our offices constantly update foreign and domestic clients about changes in immigration laws. We are particularly experienced in handling various business immigration related matters dealing with business formation and obtaining of visas or legal permanent residence for investors, multinational company transferees, employees of religious and corporate organizations.
Mr. Obumneme Egwuatu, Esq.
Arbitration, Corporate Law, International Trade
Mr. David Elesinmogun, Esq.
Banking Law, Commercial Law, Environmental Law
- Nigeria Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- District of Columbia Bar Association
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