Corporate & Commercial

We provide comprehensive business advisory services and advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including the formation of companies, partnerships and joint ventures, foreign investment, regulatory compliance issues, contentious and non-contentious liquidations, receiverships, labour law and immigration.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We have a seasoned Dispute Resolution Team which represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. Our Litigation Partner handles an extensive portfolio of matters before the Nigerian courts and has participated in several arbitral proceedings.                        

Energy and Natural Resources

The firm advises on all aspects of oil and gas law, power, solid minerals and water law. The firm has a unique understanding of the oil and gas industry. Our Partners have acted for a number of oil majors operating in both the upstream and downstream oil and gas sectors.

Real Estate

Vale Partners advises on commercial lettings, compulsory purchases, property acquisition and investment, development finance, the leasing, sale and purchase of real estate, re-developments, mortgages, conveyancing, and other commercial property transactions and documentation.

Banking & Finance

Our Partners have vast experience acting as either lenders’ or borrowers’ counsel to private and corporate entities. Our Firm advises on all aspects of banking and finance, and lease transactions.

Capital Market/Merger & acquisition

We advise on a broad spectrum of capital market transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, divestitures, schemes of arrangement and reconstruction, derivatives, stock exchange listings.


The firm advises on all aspects of telecommunications/ ICT, including regulatory compliance issues, permits and the drafting of interconnection agreements.

Intellectual Property

The firm advises on all aspects of intellectual property law, including the registration, protection, use and enforcement of trademarks, copyright, patents, designs and trade secrets; licensing, technology transfer, franchising and agency/distributorship agreements.

Maritime & Aviation

The firm advises on all aspects of shipping and aviation, including the leasing, registration and financing of aircrafts, cargo claims, bills of lading and charter-parties, contracts of affreightment, marine insurance.