Our Services at a glance
Banking, Corporate Practice & Investment Law Group
Our firm avails our clients a wide range of legal services, advising on business ideas, formation, operation, consolidation, diversification of investments, assets and property acquisition, prompt compliance with governmental regulatory orders etc. We can also act as the solicitors to the issue of fresh capital, advise on private placements and others means of fund raising. Essentially our head of chambers, being a man with vast experience in and out of government of Nigeria and most importantly in the financial institutions, is equipped with meaningful contacts and thus enjoys good working relationship with governmental bodies, banks, and industry regulators. This is of considerable added value to our clients both in Nigeria and overseas.
Maritime & Energy Law
This group handles all the maritime, admiralty, oil and gas briefs for the firm. The group is made up of a partner, ably supported by senior associates and junior counsels. It is on record that this group gives a full range of services on exploration, field development, production, transportation and trading of both crude oil and finished products. These services include, drafting and review of Production Sharing Contracts (PSC), Joint Venture Partnerships (JV’s), advise on acquisition of requisite permits and licenses from Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), NNPC, and other government bodies or parastatal charged with the regulation of the oil industry in Nigeria; drafting agreements for the provision of 3D seismic surveys, reviewing lease agreements for oil rigs, purchase agreements for gas scrubbing plants etc. Members of this group have also at various times been parts of consortiums that have advised and raised funds for development of some oilfields and related projects.
Litigation / Advocacy Group
Biyi Durojaiye & Co is reputable in legal practice and advocacy. We, as a team are forever removing the complexities associated with lawsuits relating to debt recovery, enforcement of contracts, land disputes and just resolution of contentious issues from the lowest to the highest courts of the land. It is on record that we have been victorious in about 90% of our litigation matters in the trial courts and the few that have gone on appeal, we have won them for our clients. Some of the cases which we have been successful was in litigating the winding up of Abacus Merchant Bank by NDIC and CBN in the Federal High Court in 1995, Gulf Bank and Metropolitan Bank in 2006 and the very complicated Ziklagsis Networks Ltd matter in 2009 amongst many other land and commercial disputes.
Solicitors / Secretariat Group
Biyi Durojaiye & Co handles a wide range of complex legal documents and agreements. These include local and multi-national Memoranda of Understanding (MOU), foreign and local loan agreements, business merger and acquisition agreements, equipment leasing agreements etc. We also provide secretariat service for some of our clients. As a firm equipped with a large conference room where Board meetings and AGMs can be held coupled with modern business machines, we ensure that all transactions/ documentations are promptly and efficiently handled, at all times. As Notary Public we are able to Notarise your various documents as needed.