Olisa Agbakoba Legal Practioners (OAL), is a multi-service law firm based in Nigeria and offering cutting edge legal services to clients in diverse areas of business. With state of the art offices in three states of Nigeria, we are able to provide legal solutions to our numerous corporate clients including multi-national companies, international and domestic banks, the government, its agencies and parastatals.

Established in 1983 by Dr. Olisa Agbakoba SAN, OON, the firm has grown to become one of Nigeria’s leading commercial law firms with a strong brand in Commercial litigation, Shipping & Maritime law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. As a pioneer of Space Law, OAL, then OA&A set up a Space law department in 2009.

With institutional experience of more than sixty years and combined personal experience of more than one hundred and fifty years, we possess excellent knowledge of the complex nature of the Nigerian business environment and its many opportunities.  Our pool of attorneys combine vast and diverse experience in legal practice with result-driven innovation in the formulation of legal solutions that meet the particular needs of the client.

OAL has made significant contributions to the development of Nigeria’s jurisprudence and was instrumental to the passing of the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act in 2003. A recent initiative taken on by the firm was the promotion of The Fly Nigeria Bill which when passed into law will mandate government officials to fly the national carrier on official international trips.

Our team of lawyers specialized in handling complex commercial matters in various practice areas are happy to receive and respond to client enquiries. We make sure that our clients are given the best advice based on our many years of experience as commercial lawyers and that value is added to their businesses.

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Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN)

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