Telecommunications

ǼLEX’s telecommunications practice is recognised as one of the leading telecommunication’s practices in Nigeria. We provide quality legal services in all aspects of telecommunications. Our team of specialist lawyers offer cutting edge solutions to both routine and the most complex legal issues in the telecommunications sector and have saved our clients substantial costs.

The firm handles matters relating to licensing and other compliances issues, acquisitions of rights of way, financing, operations, competition law, information technology including software, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, debt restructuring and dispute resolution amongst others .We frequently advise clients on the regulatory framework for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria and Ghana. We also assist clients with obtaining requisite approvals and permits from the telecommunications’ regulator.

Recently, we acted for an international telecommunications’ company in the USD 1.6 billion acquisition of Nigeria’s then second largest mobile telephone network operator. We are currently acting for a mobile telephone company in the USD1.2 billion non-course financing of its infrastructure roll out. We also acted for a leading mobile telephone company in the resolution of a dispute with a syndicate of 13 banks over the interpretation of loan documents in respect of a multi-billion dollar financing transaction.