At Wilcox Abereton & Co, we offer a full spectrum of Corporate and Commercial Law Services that is globally recognized as being at the forefront of the legal market. We focus on providing legal advisory and transaction services in relation to business formation, corporate advisory, regulatory and compliance, banking, debt recovery and insolvency, capital markets, corporate advisory including mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, corporate restructurings, due diligence including corporate governance, risk management and regulatory compliance ranging from early-stage enterprises to large public corporations, as well as financial institutions on almost every type of corporate matters.We further advice on structuring of transaction such as sale of shares, sale of businesses and sale of assets.

As a firm, we bring decades of both legal experience and business experience to each representation. We offer complete guidance for the business setup of foreign participation in the Nigeria business sector for both foreign individuals and corporate organization.We focus on not only understanding our clients’ business needs but assist them to prosper in their business by eliminating any legal glitches that they may encounter on a day to day running of their business. We are committed to the operational integrity of our clients’ businesses and deals with all matters relating to legal compliance, regulatory interfacing, legal advisory services on various commercial-related matters and company secretarial services.

Specifically, the Corporate Commercial Practice has core competence in advising various clients across several areas of the law including but not limited to the following:

  • Corporate Governance and practice
  • Company registration in Nigeria
  • Incorporation of foreign subsidiary in Nigeria
  • Business setup and Registration
  • Business Permit and Licenses in Nigeria
  • Business consultation services
  • Pre-investment Advisory
  • Nominee Director Services
  • Banking, Account opening and Capital Incorporation Advisor
  • Business structure and Joint ventures
  • Contracts
  • International contracts
  • Foreign investment and offshore advisory
  • Public private partnership
  • Maintenance of Statutory Registers
  • Authentication of documents
  • Post incorporation services and winding up
  • Drafting all contracts and legal documentations for commercial transactions such as Sales Agreements, Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Shareholders Agreements, Confidentiality Agreement among others.
  • Advice in international trades and transactions in Nigeria
  • Advice on corporate structure in Nigeria, including directors and shareholders matters
  • Conducting due diligence and producing reports of it.
  • Contract Drafting & Review Compliance with Law & Regulation