Abdulai Taiwo & Co



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Abdulai Taiwo & Co is an independent firm offering the full range of corporate and financial legal services. It has offices in Lagos and Abuja and a preferred friend relationship with law firms across West Africa.

In banking and finance the firm acted for borrowers, lenders and arrangers recently, and the team helped The Infrastructure Bank as finance arranger for the development of the Lagos Metro Rail project.

In capital markets the firm advised Mutual Benefits Assurance as the issuer on a rights issue, and advised Trust Bond Mortgage Bank on the issue of a private placement of shares.

In M&A the firm advised on domestic and cross-border transactions, notably assisting Emzor Pharmaceutical Manufacturing as the target on a private equity investment.

The project development and project finance teams have been advising the Federal Ministry of Transport on PPP development. The firm also worked in other projects in the utility, transport, and oil and gas industries, advising on matters valued at billions of Nigerian naira.

Other key clients include Stanbic IBTC Bank, Afrinvest West Africa, the Bureau of Public Enterprises, and the Marina Quayside Development. 

Client feedback

“Attentive and quick response.” – M&A

“Great practice.” – Banking and finance

Ladi Taiwo

"Attentive and gives a quick response."