Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is one of the largest continuing commercial law partnerships in Nigeria. Our 10 partners and 52 associates specialise in working with clients to create and implement innovative transactions designed to facilitate business in Nigeria and throughout West Africa.
Our firm has a reputation for seeking to actively develop legal solutions and for providing sophisticated legal advice in our chosen niche areas of energy; electric power and natural resources; banking; finance; capital markets; corporate; corporate restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions; taxation; company secretarial and business advisory services; project finance; foreign direct investments and private equity; telecommunications; labour and employment; intellectual property; civil, corporate and commercial litigation; arbitration and alternative dispute resolution; aviation and admiralty and maritime law.
The dispute resolution department of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie not only represents our clients before arbitration and mediation panels and before all courts of the Federation, but also provides dispute resolution-related advice in respect of all non-litigious matters. Members of the department regularly provide advice to international law firms in respect of Nigerian law matters and have been called upon to act as expert witnesses on a number of occasisons. Our firm has represented, as counsel, various national and multinational corporate organisations in oil and gas arbitration; dredging and construction arbitration; aviation and maritime arbitration, etc. Our dispute resolution lawyers, most of whom are arbitrators, mediators and concilliators, have acted as arbitrators in a number of cases.