Labour & Employment

ǼLEX is a market leader in Labour and Employment law in Nigeria. The team is highly experienced and is composed of lawyers whose expertise cut across all aspects of labour and employment law. The firm’s proactive advice helps clients minimise risk and avoid potential liability.

ǼLEX offers full range advisory services in matters of employment including counselling, dispute resolution through arbitration and mediation, litigation, employee benefits, pension, workplace health and safety, out-sourcing, collective bargaining, immigration and employee issues arising from corporate restructurings and take-overs. We draft standard employment contracts and employee handbooks for several local and multinational clients. We work closely with our clients, advising on strategic and operational employment issues and designing efficient policies taking into account, development in the legislative, judicial and commercial arena.

We render proactive advice, helping clients minimise risks and avoid potential liability relating to all aspects of employee matters. We advised a multinational company on employment issues arising from the reorganisation of its operations in Nigeria. We represented a major flag carrier in a matter pertaining to the breach of collective bargaining arrangement and helping to avert an industrial action. We also represented the acquirers of a privatised entity in the aviation sector in dealing with employee matters post privatisation.