Corporate Advisory Group

 

Corporate Advisory Group 

EMPLOYMENT

ALP advices employers on all aspects of employment law – dispute resolution and advisory. On the dispute resolution side, our work often involves defending corporate clients against unfair dismissal claims and representing our clients in union and labour relations matters. On the advisory side, our employment practitioners render a wide range of services including: drafting employment contracts for executives and senior management staff, handbooks and regulations in compliance with Nigerian law; design and implementation of employee benefit schemes.

TAXATION

Nigeria’s tax regime operates on a federal, state and local government levels with many grey areas and multiple taxation issues. Our practice is a mixture of non-contentious and contentious work.  We have developed particular expertise in our primary strength sectors, namely Oil and Gas, Construction & real estate and financial products. On the contentious side we engage in all aspects of tax litigation leveraging on our experience to ensure a successfully challenge to unfair tax assessments.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & SECRETARIAL SERVICES

Akindelano Legal Practitioners has established a core group of practitioners that are committed helping companies develop written corporate codes of conduct and to adhere to Governance best practices. We also provide the full range of Company Secretarial services and guarantee corporate compliance and ‘good standing’ – simply and efficiently. Where necessary services are rendered through ALP Nominees Limited, a fully owned company, that has secured prestigious mandates to act as secretaries to both large and small companies. In addition, we can act as registered office of client companies.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Our focus in this field is to help clients protect their business by protecting their intellectual rights and brand name.  We have been engaged in structuring, negotiating and preparing various agreements for the transfer of technology, international franchising and exploitation of intellectual property rights by licensing and joint venture schemes. We handle trademark, designs and patent filings along with opposition proceedings and are swift to enforce clients’ IP rights.