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About Michaelmas Chambers

Michaelmas Chambers was set up by several Practitioners with considerable legal experience from various backgrounds holding current practice license from several International jurisdictions.

The firm consists of partners who have International practice experience with dual citizenship from the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Nigeria. We provide first class service in our areas of our practice and operate a niche boutique law firm with an International outlook as some of our partners are also regulated in foreign jurisdictions. We have a good support staff complements of highly experienced individuals; the firm operates as a single, integrated practice enabling the seamless delivery of legal and business advisory services to our clients.

We have been involved in most major commercial litigation as well as arbitration in Nigeria and have consistently delivered qualitative service alongside our international partner-firms.

Our firm's strength lies in the team of experienced legal practitioners and chartered secretaries carefully brought together and possessing very qualitative legal education enhanced through well-rounded and continuous international professional training

Our practice areas encompass the full range of Corporate and Commercial legal Services, including Banking and Finance, Oil and Gas Law, Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions; Telecommunication, Media and Technology, Intellectual Property, Alternative Dispute resolution, Real Estate, Power, Securities and Finance, Privatisation, Property Law, Contract and Environmental Law.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

The firm also has a vast experience of providing legal advisory services in Oil and Gas, Power and Non-Profit Organizations. We recently advised a charity that was engaged in Youth work in Lokoja, Kogi State. We have advised the following:

  1. In 2014, we advised the Advocate for Societal and Intellectual Development (ASID), a non- profit organization aimed at sensitizing youths on their Legal, Political and Socio-economic rights in the contemporary Nigerian society. ASID honoured us with an Award for Excellence and outstanding leadership role in the area of Youth Development.
  2. We acted as lead consultants to the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) in the privitasition of Nigerian Airways. It was a multi-million dollar deal.
  3. We recently acted as transaction advisers to Treveri Consortium. The Consortium (made up of Russian, American and Nigerian investors who put in a bid for the Geregu Power Plant.
  4. We are currently working with a couple of international firms, namely: Clyde & Co. Solicitors in the United Kingdom on the Dana Airline disaster, King & Spalding international law firm on an ongoing oil spillage in the south-south region of Nigeria.
  5. We also have Partners who are members of Chambers, Great James Street Chambers in London, United Kingdom.
  6. We also have offices in Lagos and Port-Harcourt with Associates present there.

Affiliations:

Excellence:

Our experienced attorneys provide a comprehensive range of specialized legal and business advisory services in various areas of the law. We pride ourselves on catering to a wide range of clients, irrespective of their needs. Michaelmas Chambers focuses on providing each client with a high-quality product delivered in a swift and efficient manner. Each of our attorneys is a highly rated legal expert in his or her field who handles a comprehensive array of legal services to clients. We strive to provide innovative and ingenious legal solutions to legal problems, simple and complex.

Reputation:

Countless clients, both domestic and international, can attest to our reputation for excellence.

Experience:

Our partners, senior associates, and associates are recognized experts within their respective practice specialties. We provide our lawyers with the opportunity for continuing education, personal development, and professional growth. As legal practice expands at a rapid pace, we ensure that all of our Nigerian attorneys remain up-to-date in their skills, knowledge and technology so that we can best serve the needs of our clients.

Engagement:

Appointments to vacant positions in the Firm are, as a matter of policy (to be) based on merit, qualification, experience and suitability.

Equal Opportunity:

Michaelmas Chambers is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Firm, from recruitment through employment and promotion, partnership consideration, training and work assignments, to provide equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, colour, religion, marital status, sex, age, ethnic or national origins or disability.