We have over 35 years’ experience advising clients operating within various sectors of the Nigerian economy such as: advertising, media and entertainment; financial services; manufacturing and fast moving consumer goods; energy & natural resources; technology; transportation and logistics; and government agencies. We also have a thriving dispute resolution practice which covers all areas of dispute resolution including negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation.
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27 October, 2014
About Tokunbo Orimobi Legal Firm
TOKUNBO ORIMOBI & Co, a Nigerian Firm of Attorneys, was established on January 12, 1979. The Firm in its quest for expansion admitted new partners and registered as a limited partnership, which necessitated a name change to TOKUNBO ORIMOBI LP (TOLP). Currently, the Firm has four Partners and a considerable number of fee-earners in its employ who in concert drive the business of the Firm.
TOLP has competent and adept Lawyers with vast knowledge and experience in several areas of practice including but not limited to Corporate & Commercial; Corporate Finance; Project Finance; Structured Finance; Capital & Money Markets; Mergers & Acquisitions; Venture Capital; Private Equity; Open and Closed ended Funds; Business Advisory; Banking; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Taxation- both domestic & international commercial tax; Privatization & Commercialization; Transportation (Shipping, Aviation, Rail etc); Energy, Power & Natural Resources; White Collar Crimes; Government Lobbying; Real Estate; Perfection of Security for Credit; Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Trust; Wills & Probate; Debt Recovery and to a considerable extent Criminal Matters.
The Firm is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria as Capital Market Solicitors and also has accreditation with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria. In addition, the firm is listed with the International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) as one of the world's leading financial law firms and has the status of a "Recommended Firm" with the IFLR1000.
Our Managing Partner is ranked as a Leading Lawyer for capital markets deals in Nigeria by the IFLR1000. Tokunbo Orimobi LP has won the following awards:
Regulatory Compliance Practice of the Year - Nigeria, Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year- Nigeria and Best Commercial Law Firm of the Year - Nigeria in the prestigious Acquisition International Award 2015 M&A Awards;
Structured Finance Law Firm of the Year - Nigeria by the InterContinental Finance 2015 Global Awards;
Emerged as winners in the Corporate International Legal Awards in two categories, Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Nigeria and Corporate Finance Law Firm of the Year in Nigeria;
Ranked as a Recommended Firm for Financial and Corporate Deals (2015) and in Energy and Infrastructure Deals (2014) by the IFLR1000;
Commercial Law Firm of the Year - Nigeria and Rising Stars of the Year-Nigeria in the prestigious 2014 M&A Awards, sponsored by UK-based AI Global Media, Acquisition International Magazine and Deal Flow Source;
In the just concluded prestigious ACQ Global Awards sponsored by Widza, the firm also emerged as winners in several categories, 'Full Service Law Firm of the Year’, 'Project Finance Firm of The Year’, 'Criminal Law Firm of The Year’, 'Commercial Law Firm of The Year’ and 'Litigation Law Firm of The Year’;
The motivating force in our Firm is our confidence and transactional ingenuity based on our immeasurable experience and the quality of human and material resources at our disposal.
On all our deals, we strive to be "primus intepares" because for us at Tokunbo Orimobi LP, excellence and perfection are not utopian ideals; they are the foundation of our practice and our working tools.