Foreign Investment

We advise on the procedures for the transfer of foreign equity holdings and technology into the country. We prepare international joint venture agreements, and in some cases share option agreements for financiers of joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements, and other documentation relevant to help structure the take-off of the investors commercial venture.

We provide investment consultancy services to foreign investors on how to set up businesses in Nigeria. Our services extend to preparing due diligence reports, procurement of Expatriate quotas, preparation and registration of technical and management services agreements with the National Office of Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP).

We provide legal advice to companies seeking to establish a presence in Free Zone areas in Nigeria and facilitate the process of obtaining free zone approvals from the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) through collaborations with approved agencies.

We also provide legal advice on tax and other fiscal incentives available in Nigeria for the potential investor, and help process the grant of such incentives by relevant government bodies.