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Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (“the Firm”) is a bespoke full-service commercial law firm in Nigeria. We provide a wide range of expert legal services to a highly diversified client base both local and international operating in various sectors of the economy. We are dedicated to the consistent delivery of highly skilled, ethical, cost effective and qualitative legal representation to our clients

The Firm has specialist skills in areas including but not limited to Admiralty & Shipping, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Company Secretarial, Capital Market, Energy and Natural Resources, Government Relations, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Telecommunication, Media and Technology, Taxation, Real Estate and Construction.

Our office is equipped with modern day information technology and efficient multi-telecommunications system. The Firm’s Head of Business services oversees all administrative details required to ensure the smooth running of the Firm.

Our Partners have over 25 cumulative years of experience spanning across diverse areas of law in representing both local and international clients. We pride ourselves as trusted advisors who will always make the satisfaction of our clients’ need our priority and who hold all client matters in strict confidence.

As a firm, we understand the challenges and complexities of doing business in Nigeria and we stay committed to proffer the best legal solution in our terrain so our Clients have a better business experience.

We have good working relationships with governmental regulatory bodies/ agencies such as the Corporate Affairs Commission, the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, Department of Petroleum Resources, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Nigerian Stock Exchange, amongst others. These relationships help us to keep abreast with government policies in the various sectors of the industry and better service our clients in relation to corporate and other business matters.

Our team members stay relevant by attending conferences and seminars in respective fields and we frequently follow up on legal and regulatory developments including government regulations, and directives.

Our lawyers have advised on a number of corporate law transactions involving companies from start–ups to large corporations. We have also advised both domestic and foreign corporate investors, government agencies, blue chip companies and high net individual in different areas of law. We have also advised clients on a number of investment matters, acquisition, financing, real estate matters etc. Our team has successfully represented and obtained relevant courts orders and sanctions for both indigenous and multi-national clients.