Corporate Commercial

The corporate and commercial practice of ǼLEX has won the respect of clients and practitioners for the quality of its advisory and transaction work.   Our team of skilled and experienced lawyers has consistently demonstrated an ability to deliver clear, frank and timely responses to client’s enquiries.  Members of the team also bring a firm grasp of commercial realities to bear in structuring and documenting transactions.

ÆLEX offers a wide range of corporate and commercial law services, including due diligence and company secretarial services.  The firm also has an impressive advisory portfolio traversing such diverse issues as corporate structure, corporate contracts, corporate governance, regulation of corporations, the organization and mode of subscription of capital, transferability of shares, composition of the board and management, labour, compensation, staff welfare and pension issues and finance.

ÆLEX acts for a wide range of clients from various industry sectors. The firm acted as sole Nigerian counsel to the project sponsors in the financing and establishment of a US$10billion 22 MTPA natural gas liquefaction facility, captive power plant, private port and associated gas pipeline infrastructure within a Free Trade Zone, providing legal advisory support on business start-up, reviewing proposed project finance structure and documentation. We also acted as sole Nigerian counsel to a UK private equity fund in its successful acquisition of a US$14million acquisition of majority stake in a major manufacturing concern; including advising on structuring of transaction. We are solicitors to a South-African owned target in a sale of business to oil servicing entity; advising on transaction structure, negotiating and drafting transaction documentation.