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Firm Profile

G. Elias & Co

Firm Profile

Lagos

  • Profile
  • 6 Broad Street
  • 6th floor
  • Lagos
  • Lagos
  • Nigeria

Firm profile submitted by G. Elias & Co

G. Elias & Co. was founded in 1994 with a clear focus on quality and commitment to practising law to the very highest standards. It has always had an international outlook and is a full-service business law firm. The firm’s key practice areas are corporate (including foreign investment and mergers and acquisitions), banking (including project finance), capital markets, litigation and arbitration, tax and intellectual property. Its clients operate in a wide variety of sectors of the economy including financial services, oil and gas, electricity, food and pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, real estate, transport and telecommunications, media and technology.
Presiding Partner: Gbolahan Elias, SAN
Managing Partner: Fred Onuobia
Partner: Segun Omoregie
Number of partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 30
Languages: English


G. Elias & Co. is a full-service business law firm serving international clients in all of the areas in which it also practises locally. Below is a description of some of the practice areas in which the firm has recently advised international clients.

Banking:
The firm advises international financiers, investors and sponsors on financing petroleum sector and public infrastructure and other projects and on structured trade finance transactions.
Contact: Fred Onuobia
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Corporate:
G. Elias & Co. advises on foreign investment and on corporate re-organisations as well as on the merger, sales and acquisitions of entire businesses or of significant minority stakes in businesses.
Contact: Gbolahan Elias, SAN
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
G. Elias & Co. also advises on both debt and equity private placements and public offerings.
Contact: Segun Omoregie
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
The firm advises owners on registering intellectual property rights, on licensing those rights and on enforcing them in the event of infringement.
Contact: Fred Onuobia
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Litigation and Arbitration:
G. Elias & Co. handles litigation and arbitration for foreign banks, manufacturers, oil companies and others in a wide variety of business disputes against private individuals, business entities and governmental bodies.
Contact: Gbolahan Elias, SAN
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
G. Elias & Co. advises on seeking tax exemptions and on structuring transactions with a view to achieving tax-efficiency, and represents clients in tax audits, investigations, administrative hearings and litigation.
Contact: Segun Omoregie
Tel: +234 1 460 7890
Email: [email protected]

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