List Of 37 Top Law Firms In Nigeria

There are law firms in Nigeria that are regarded as the best law firms in Nigeria,
from having the best ratings to also being some of the best paying law firms in nigeria,these law firms are in a class of their own and out of hundreds of law firms located across Nigeria they are rated as the best law firms in Nigeria.
However most of these law firms have offices in either Lagos or Abuja.These firms also have some of the richest lawyers in Nigeria.
Listed below are the top law firms in Nigeria.

List Of 37 Top Law Firms In Nigeria 

1. Aluko & Oyebode

Rated as one of the best and largest integrated law firms in Nigeria.

Aluko & Oyebode provides different legal services to both domestic and international clients.

They also specialize in Foreign Investment,banking and Corporate Finance, Environment, 
Privatization and  Corporate and Commercial, Intellectual Property, Real Property, Energy and Natural Resources, Litigation, Arbitration, and ADR, Tax Advisory Services, Telecommunications,Shipping Aviation andTransport.

  • Address: at 1, Murtala Muhammed Drive +234 (1) 462 8360-75, Fax: +44 207 6813402. 

2. Banwo & Ighodalo

One of the best legal firms in Nigeria and has no doubt has some of the best lawyers in Nigeria.

They are also known for handling major cases like the handling of the Lagos state government on a bond issuance programme,in the Custodian & Allied Insurance NGN36.8 billion merger with Crusader Nigeria and also the representation of major companies like Stanbic IBTC Bank, Endemol International Etc
  • Address: 98, Awolowo Road Southwest Ikoyi, Lagos. Telephone +234 1 4615203, Fax: +234 1 4615205.
3. Olaniwun Ajayi LP

Olaniwan Ajayi LP is known for its impressive method of handling legal matters including corporate advisory, tax and IP matters.

The legal firms also advises foreign investors and companies new to the Nigerian market.

They also handle legal services such a: corporate advisory, tax and IP matters, Litigation and arbitrary matters among others.
The firm has also represented Airtel Networks Nigeria in a number of disputes.

Address: Adunola Plot L2, 401 Close Banana Island, Ikoyi in Lagos Lagos Nigeria.
  • Phone number is +234 1 270 2551 

4. Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

One of the most popular legal firms in Nigeria owned by senior advocates of Nigeria and senator Udo Udoma.

The law firm has represented some major companies in disputes,companies like UAC of Nigeria,Tiger Brands and SABMiller, IFC Etc
Address:St Nicholas House (10th and 13th Floors) Catholic Mission Street in Lagos Nigeria. 
  • + 234 1 46223071, Fax: +234 1 263 4541 

5. Abdulai, Taiwo & Co

One of the best legal firm in Nigeria that has a lot of international clients.

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They also specialize in IP and real estate mandates.
They are also active in Nigerian infrastructure development sector.
  • Address: Goodwill House 278 Ikorodu Road, PO Box 536, Yaba Lagos. 
  • +234 1 279 0737/8

6. Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor & Segun

This legal firm is one of the best legal firms in Nigeria that offer a very high quality service for its clients.

7. Aelex

With an outstanding high client ratings, Aelex is legal firm in Nigeria that is known for its high quality of service to its clients.
This legal firm has undertaken many legal cases such as the representation of Lekkiport LFTZ Enterprise in the development of Nigeria’s first private deep sea port and some other legal cases
Aelex has has some of the brightest lawyers in Nigeria.
  • Contact: 9th Floor, Saint Nicholas House Catholic Mission Street in Lagos. 
  • +234 1 4622480, Fax: +234 1 4613140

8. Elias & Co

Rated as one of the best law firms in Nigeria and has effectively handled some top notch legal cases like the representation of Aureos-Abraaj Group in the disposal of a 51% stake in the group, worth and estimated NGN1.3 billion,to UAC of Nigeria.

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They also served as advisory team to First Bank Of Nigeria.
Elias & Co is a well respected firm and one of the best legal firms in Nigeria.
  • Contact:6, Broad Street 6th floor Lagos Island.
  • +234 1 460 7890 

9. Templars

Known for its legal expertise and the handling of both local and international legal matters.

Templars advises clients on  regulatory compliance, IP and tax.
They also handle cases for some high profile clients like  HJ Heinz,Rolls-Royce and Unilever.
  • Contact: 5th Floor, The Octagon, 13a A J Marinho Drive Marinho Drive, Victoria Island, Lagos. 
  • +234 1 461 1291, Fax: +234 1 271 2810.

10. Ajumogobia & Okeke

One of the best legal firms in Nigeria with chambers in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt.
They are legal savvy when it comes to dealing with legal financial issues and also handle some political cases.
Some other top and high ranking legal firms worthy of mention include:

  • 11. G. Elias and Co
  • 12. Jackson
  • 13. Etti and Edu
  • 14. Detail Commercial Solicitors
  • 15. F.O. Akinrele & Co
  • 16. Sofunde
  • 17. Osakwe
  • 18. Ogundipe & Belgore
  • 19. ACAS-Law (Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor & Segun)
  • 20. 
  • 21. Odujinrin & Adefufu
  • 22. Stillwaters Law Firm
  • 23. Abdulahi
  • 24. Taiwo & Co

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  • 25. O. Kayode & Co
  • 26. George Ikoli & Okagbue
  • 27. Wole Olanipekun & Co
  • 28. Giwa-Osagie & Co
  • 29. Olajide Oyewole & Co
  • 30. Solola & Akpana
  • 31. Allan & Ogunkeye
  • 32. Kola Awodein & Co
  • 33. Strachan Partners
  • 34. Babalakin & Co
  • 35. SPA Ajibade & Co
  • 36. Advocaat Law Practice
  • 37. Streamsowers & Köhn


  1. you can also include Tejulaw in your list which is a very good law firm in Nigeria.


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