OUR PRACTICE AREAS

The firm offers services and advisory in the following practice areas:


LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION


We have a highly proficient and dynamic Litigation and General Dispute Resolution team who offer high quality advocacy and dispute resolution services to our diverse Clients.
Our team adopts a practical and result-oriented approach to dispute resolution, optimizing value and minimizing the risk to the client, regardless of whichever side of the balance they may fall. We recognize the value and the cost-effectiveness of a well-timed amicable settlement of disputes so we prioritize skilled negotiation geared towards possible resolution of disputes through alternative means in the best interest of our Clients. While we offer contemporary advisory that minimizes the possibilities of disputes, our team offers the needed off-the-shelf, research-based advocacy when litigation becomes inevitable.
Whether by litigation, arbitration, mediation, conciliation or other alternative means of dispute resolution, we adopt the most practical, effective and efficient methods in handling disputes on behalf of clients, while keeping the Clients’ interest at the top of the matrix all within the ambit of the law.


LAND, REAL ESTATE & INFRASTRUCTURE


Our Land, Real Estate and Infrastructure Practice cover a wide variety of Clients, transactions and interests. The Firm engages in various aspects of Property Law ranging from Property Audit and Documentation to Transactions Advisory on Leases, Mortgages, Transfers and Assignments. Our team’s vast experience comes in handy in walking Clients through the thoroughly delicate and extremely volatile world of real property transactions. Our Team also handles with an appreciable measure of convenience, with proven track record, compensation claims and sundry land dispute matters.


GENERAL COMMERCIAL PRACTICE


At LHP, we deliver a wide spectrum of services to various Clients across the various sectors of the economy. The Firm advises Clients in all phases of market operations ranging from market entry to strategic reorganizations such as Mergers and Acquisitions; Forward, Backward and Linear Integrations; through to dissolutions and insolvency. We work closely with the client to determine the best and the most suitable legal solutions needed to meet ultimate business objectives. We offer valuable advice in areas such as Banking, Securities, Accounting, Taxation, Customs and Excise, etc. Our team also provides Company Registration, Post- Incorporation and Secretarial Services.


ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES


With a budding Energy and Natural Resources Practice, the LHP seeks to be a leader in the Nigerian power sector advising stakeholders across the entire value-chain. We provide legal support to large spectrum of clients in the Nigerian Electricity & Power Sector from consumers to investors, operators and regulators. The core of our Energy and Natural Resources practice is hinged on our continuous quest for the intricate understanding of the operational environment in the Energy Sector. Our team is made up of young, highly dedicated Practitioners with special focus on local content, power project financing, industry tax compliance and other regulatory audit matters. The Firm’s visible presence in the Nigerian Energy sector makes us one of the emerging law Firms in the Nigerian Energy sector.


Labour & Employment Law


Our team provides a wide-range advisory services in Labour and Employment matters. We provide advisory support to our Corporate Clients on the maintenance of pragmatic Human Resource Management policy that complies with global and international best practices, ultimately minimizing industrial disputes and optimizing cost and productivity. By constantly staying ahead of the trends in local and International Labour jurisprudence through constant trainings and re-trainings, our team offers apt legal advisory on prevailing Laws in a manner that keeps our clients’ Human Capital machinery constantly oiled and updated. We also provide bespoke representation for wrongfully dismissed and unfairly treated employees.


Family Law & Probate Practice


Our Family Law and Probate Practice Team deploys the diverse experience of Practitioners in the team to the best advantage of Clients. At LHP, our Family Law and Probate Practice cover General Administration of Estates; Wills Drafting, Review and Update; Trusts Management; Divorce and other Matrimonial Causes; Child Adoption Advisory Support; representation and advisory for applications in Child Adoption/Custody and Legal guardianship; Family Business Succession. In total appreciation of the delicate and private nature of family matters, our Firm operates a critical-level of confidentiality policy in handling Clients’ matters.


Public Sector & Regulatory Compliance


We understand the role of Government in putting policies and regulations in place in a bid to create a serene business environment needed for commercial success. Our team has an unparalleled knowledge of the regulatory environment, providing the needed liaison advisory between clients and governments at all levels. We strategically harness our intricate understanding of both public policy objectives and private business goals in catering to our Client’s needs. We strive to prioritize easing the clients’ full compliance with the law.