What we do
It is all about your objectives: We listen! We think! We create!
The areas where we deploy our expertise include:
Corporate & Commercial
DETAIL has a leading corporate and commercial practice that forms the bedrock of our offerings. Ranked by Chambers and Partners for the years 2017 to 2020; International Financial Law Review for the years 2014 to 2020; and World Finance as the Best Corporate and Commercial Law Firm, Nigeria, 2015, DETAIL’s Corporate & Commercial team is reputed for innovation, creativity and consistency. We deliver high-quality legal advice on a variety of matters affecting the day-to-day operations of our clients and provide corporate secretarial support to achieve our clients’ business objectives.
Energy, Power & Infrastructure
DETAIL’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure practice covers Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Power and Gas to Power.
DETAIL has a vibrant Oil & Gas practice and has developed in-depth and practical knowledge of the sector, a full understanding of the legal and regulatory framework, as well as the rudiments of optimal risk allocation in the sector. The firm is well known for its infrastructure practice in the areas of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Project Finance. Awarded best PPP Law Firm, Nigeria, 2013 by World Finance and highly ranked for its Infrastructure practice in IFLR1000, the firm has developed in-depth and practical knowledge of PPPs and has a full understanding of the legal and regulatory framework for PPPs at the federal and state government levels as well as the rudiments of optimal risk allocation.
DETAIL has a robust Power practice, reputed for its thorough understanding of the legal, contractual and regulatory framework of the Nigerian Power sector. The firm has worked on both the Government/ Regulatory side and the private side with power developers.
Finance & Capital Markets
DETAIL has advised clients on capital injection into companies and projects from the debt or equity market, a hybrid of both markets and alternative/bespoke financing arrangements. We are versed in representing borrowers or lenders, project sponsors, private equity funds, target companies and joint venture partners on new or existing businesses. DETAIL has worked on financing major projects in various sectors, including: Power, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics.
DETAIL is a registered Capital Markets Operator and an active player in the Nigerian Capital Markets, advising clients on transactions relating to Initial Public Offers, Rights Issues, Bonds, Funds, Investment Trusts and Portfolio Investments.
Legal Tax Advisory
DETAIL’s Tax Advisory practice group develops innovative structures and seeks to solve complex tax issues arising from transactions, controversies, and general business operations. DETAIL advises clients on the tax implication of different commercial structures as they affect their transactions; as well as the tax implication of providing cross border services.
DETAIL has a thriving Private Equity practice that is uniquely positioned to appreciate the objectives of our clients. We provide holistic advice on the full range of transactions across the private equity life cycle from fund formation to exiting an investment. We have experience in advising on optimal fund structures, fund documentation (such as Offer Documents, Partnership Agreements, Trust Deeds, Constitution Documents, Management Agreements, Investment Subscription Agreements, Side Letters), fund registration, corporate governance requirements, due diligence, primary investments, co-investments, regulatory requirements and restructuring of investee companies (mergers and acquisitions).
Real Estate & Construction
DETAIL’s Real Estate & Construction practice is known for providing high-quality legal services on diverse transactions including finance, construction, portfolio investment, mortgages & hypothecations, trusts, estate planning and regulatory compliance. DETAIL incorporates an in-depth understanding of proper risk allocation and mitigation measures into each construction project.
Technology & Digital Economy
DETAIL has a robust Technology & Digital Economy Practice. We assist industry participants and clients of all types and sizes steer through the variety of regulatory, transactional, and general corporate issues associated with financial technology, digital technology, telecommunications and technology outsourcing. We work with a diverse range of clients, including: Traditional financial institutions, Payment Networks and Payment Processors, Investors and Acquirers, Emerging Companies, Telecommunication Companies, Mobile Money Operators and International Money Transfer Operators.
The firm’s collective expertise across our Corporate & Commercial, Finance, Private Equity, and Tax Advisory practice groups ensures clients receive pragmatic and commercial advice to develop data-driven, scalable, secure, and compliant technology solutions.
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Based in Lagos, Nigeria’s business capital, DETAIL is totally committed to your business objectives and reputed for dealing with the minutiae. We immerse ourselves in your business plans and roadmaps, adding value to your transactions in a comprehensible and tangible manner.