ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES LAW
We have developed a major practice in this area which covers the whole range of the energy and natural resources sectors including oil and gas, mining, electricity and power. We advise on regulations, development, acquisitions and disposals within the industry
We bring to bear our considerable experience in the area of privatization and have advised on the restructuring of gas and utility projects. With our expertise on the legislative requirements of the industry, we negotiate Production Sharing Contracts, Joint Venture Contracts and also review Gas Supply Contracts. We assist in the establishment of oil service companies in Nigeria
Our firm also offers comprehensive legal services to clients in the power sector. We advise on compliance with the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 and also advise government entities and the private sector on a range of areas which includes Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), acquiring interest in Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects and power generation projects.
In the Mining sector, we advise on the exploration and exploitation of mineral resources and the establishment of mining interests in Nigeria and we review Exploration Agreements and Joint Venture Agreements on behalf of major mining companies. We have considerable experience in construction and mining projects and we have gained experience in building and expanding mining operations