Recommended for assisting foreign companies seeking entry into the Nigerian market. Deep knowledge of compliance and the financial services sector. Particularly well known for M&A and capital markets matters.
(Chambers Global 2015 edition)
‘One of the firms to be reckoned with in Nigerian commercial legal practice’. Mr. Giwa-Osagie has also been described as an ‘excellent’ lawyer who offers a ‘broad knowledge of the law’’
(Chambers Global 2012 edition)
“Clients value Osayaba Giwa-Osagie’s first- rate connections, ‘he possesses a good standing in Nigeria and can call on an introduction when required, which you need in this market. Plus he makes you feel like you’re in Nigeria even if you are thousands of miles away’……..thoughtful, thorough and highly personable attorney who would be an excellent lawyer in any country…”
(Chambers Global 2007 edition)
“Clients are impressed by the work of this boutique firm where “the helpful and friendly lawyers are exceptionally responsive and proactive, and have excellent knowledge of the market.” The group provides a fully-fledged commercial practice with particular expertise in the telecoms, construction and banking sector, where the three partners provide “solid and reliable advice.” A significant highlight for the team has been its role as legal adviser to Lafarge on a USD273 million expansion project. This transaction was headed by the “extremely astute and intelligent” Osayaba Giwa-Osagie. Clients are impressed with his “considerable commercial acumen” and understanding of the “needs of foreign investors by always keeping the client up to date with new laws.”
(Chambers Global 2009 edition)