INTRODUCTION

PELICAN ATTORNEYS, a law firm, with its head office located in Plot 767 Gidado Streat, beside Roses Regency Hotel, Wuye Abuja. The Firm’s services are designed to meet the needs arising from the effort of the government and the organized private sector to diversify the economy, attract foreign investment, and generally sanitize the business culture in Nigeria in order to fit into the global economy. The diverse experience and exposure of the Partners and Associates enables the Firm to meet its commitment to excellence in its provision of legal services in a challenging environment.

What We Are Known For

Civil And Criminal Practice
Civil And Criminal Practice
• Administration and administrative law • Corporate practice • General Litigation • Dispute resolution • Public and private law (conflict...
Civil And Criminal Practice

Civil And Criminal Practice

• Administration and administrative law • Corporate practice • General Litigation • Dispute resolution • Public and private law (conflict of law) • Immigration Laws • Economic law & Law of banking • Due Diligence

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Corporate And Commercial
Corporate And Commercial
Advising on and drafting general Commercial Contracts; Advising on effects and implications of various documentation involved in International Trade; Commercial...
Corporate And Commercial

Corporate And Commercial

Advising on and drafting general Commercial Contracts; Advising on effects and implications of various documentation involved in International Trade; Commercial and secured lending, project and trade finance; Advising on, preparation of and perfection of Securitization and Financial Documents – Guarantees, Bonds, Mortgages, Debenture, Bills of Sale, Equipment leases etc; Tax Advisory Services – Legal Services relating to State and Federal Taxes in Planning and implementing decisions having a tax effect or benefit; In corporate practice, we carried out a lot of corporate services for Banks like Zenith Bank, Keystone Bank Plc etc; we did a lot of due diligence for them and other companies like Visaphone and JohnHolt.

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Foreign Investment/International Business Transactions
Foreign Investment/International Business Transactions
Advising on laws and procedures relating to Foreign Investment in Nigeria; Establishment of Companies with Foreign interests; obtaining Requisites and...
Foreign Investment/International Business Transactions

Foreign Investment/International Business Transactions

Advising on laws and procedures relating to Foreign Investment in Nigeria; Establishment of Companies with Foreign interests; obtaining Requisites and Approvals (Expatriate Quota, Business Permits, Securities and Exchange Control Approvals, Immigration Requirements, etc) for companies with foreign participation doing business in Nigeria;

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Energy And Natural Resources
Energy And Natural Resources
Advising on acquisitions, disposals and financing in the oil and gas sector and the power and water sectors, energy projects...
Energy And Natural Resources

Energy And Natural Resources

Advising on acquisitions, disposals and financing in the oil and gas sector and the power and water sectors, energy projects and energy trading. Advising upon, reviewing and preparing various documentation relating to oil industry type agreements and various power purchase agreements. Procuring permits, licenses and approvals as are required for participation in the Nigerian Energy and Natural Resources Sector.

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Real Estate
Real Estate
Advising upon and preparation of building leases and agreements and contractor finance contracts; Estate development contracts; Mortgage Finance Agreement/Market Development...
Real Estate

Real Estate

Advising upon and preparation of building leases and agreements and contractor finance contracts; Estate development contracts; Mortgage Finance Agreement/Market Development Contracts; Negotiation of leases,

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Shipping
Shipping
All matters pertaining to and arising from Admiralty Jurisdiction and Arrest; Admiralty Arbitration; Bills of Lading and Sea Way Bills...
Shipping

Shipping

All matters pertaining to and arising from Admiralty Jurisdiction and Arrest; Admiralty Arbitration; Bills of Lading and Sea Way Bills Cargo Claims (and title to sue in respect thereof); all kinds of Charter parties (including the preparation thereof); Maritime Causalities; General Average, Liability for Passengers, Martine Insurance,

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Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
We have been active player in the intellectual property transactions within and internationally for the past fifteen (15) years. We...
Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

We have been active player in the intellectual property transactions within and internationally for the past fifteen (15) years. We have acted as representative and Agents to many companies in

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Litigation
Litigation
We have done a lot of cases in High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Nigeria. The Honourable...
Litigation

Litigation

We have done a lot of cases in High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Nigeria. The Honourable Attorney General and Minister of Justice engaged us to participate in

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