Energy and Natural Resources

The Law Crest LLP (“the Firm”) constantly provides legal, consulting and advisory services on energy matters in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the energy industry. 

The Firm is at the fore-front of negotiating and drafting exploration and production contracts and joint ventures, obtaining necessary consents for acquisitions and transfers of interests as well as the creation of charges over oil and gas assets. 

Advocacy and Dispute Resolution

The Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Team of The Law Crest LLP is recognized by clients and peers as highly efficient and result oriented. The team is widely respected for its deep insight, professionalism and responsiveness to client needs.

The Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Team is home to acclaimed specialists in general commercial law practice, including those with deep experience in both the regulatory, policy and dispute resolution aspects of law.

Employment and Industrial Relations

The Employment and Industrial Relations practice of The Law Crest LLP is regarded as the point of first-call for a lot of multinational and local companies seeking practical legal advice and solutions to employment, industrial relations and immigration issues.

The practice's deep understanding of the relevant legislation and practical
experience of the workings of the various stakeholders in the labour industry has earned the firm a distinct reputation amongst its peers and in the industry in general.

Corporate and Commercial Law

The Law Crest LLP renders general legal advice and opinion on all aspects of commercial law and practice within and outside the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Firm has garnered considerable practical experience in Commercial Contracts, Company Law, Joint Ventures, Foreign Investments & Startups,
Partnerships and International Trade amongst others. 

Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Restructuring

We have garnered extensive experience and are regularly consulted on acquisitions, mergers and corporate restructuring of companies and businesses (cross-border and locally).

Our services are regularly engaged to provide the legal frameworks and to negotiate and perfect the documentation required in this regard. We also regularly carry out due diligence in this regard and advise on the most effective transactional model for the consummation of particular transactions.

Project Finance and Project Management Advisory Services

The Law Crest LLP provides project management consultancy and advisory services in various sectors using the PRINCE2 model. 

The firm provides advisory services from the project mandate stage to project initiation right up to project closure. In addition, the firm provides advisory services on project scope and financial tolerances.

Debt Recovery

The firm is also engaged in debt recovery by local banks, non-bank financial institutions, foreign financial institutions and the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and adopts the most practical and timeous means of recovering debts. Litigation is regarded as a last option.

The Firm has been involved in several high-profile loan recoveries and work-outs including the recent
work-out of an exposure of over N19billion to a financial institution via an asset swap.

Construction & Real Estate

The firm has acted as advisors and project consultants to several multi-million Dollar Real Estate acquisition, development and construction projects and contracts on Build, operate and transfer (BOT), Build, operate and own (BOO), Build Operate and Manage (BOM) and other basis.

The firm's affiliate company,
Crest Realtors Limited is involved in Real Estate and facilities management and
consultancy services.


The firm has acquired considerable experience in insolvency proceedings and has acted as liquidators and or receivers to companies with assets in excess of N1Billion in both voluntary and court-ordered winding up proceedings.

The firm is also involved in and advises on the acquisition and disposal of businesses. Several of our solicitors are members of the Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN).


The Law Crest LLP has distinguished itself as a foremost legal services provider in the insurance space.

Our services in this regard range from regulatory compliance to
prosecuting/defending all kinds of insurance litigation, including the enforcement
of subrogation rights. Our excellent services in the insurance space have earned us
the trust of both multinational and national insurance companies.

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