International and Domestic Law Firm in Lagos, Nigeria
Other Offices: Washington, DC
Law Firm OverviewElesinmogun & Egwuatu (E & E) is an international law firm with offices in Lagos, Nigeria and Washington, D.C., USA, offering services in both the international and domestic arenas. Practice areas include corporate compliance, due diligence, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters, international trade, real estate law including investments and financing, corporate and transactional law, joint ventures, contracts, intellectual property, registration of domain names, and U.S. and Nigerian immigration matters for companies, individuals, and governments.
The firm serves clients in sectors such as oil and gas, energy, telecommunications, banking, constructions, shipping, aviation, technology, growth business enterprises, and venture capital firms.
E & E lawyers have decades of combined experience and are well versed in the laws of different jurisdictions and can bring a global perspective to handling international matters. They help clients navigate the legal systems and processes related to their issue, provide relevant guidance, and develop solutions designed to meet clients’ goals and objectives and protect their rights and interests.
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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