Core Values

Welcome to FSS Legal Forte

We are a front-line Pan-African law firm. Our track record of providing specialized legal services in all fields of our specialization spans for about 2 decades.

We draw from our unique and rich knowledge of the local and international business environment and in-depth understanding of the socio-political climate to advise clients on a wide range of legal issues. We help our clients find solutions to legal challenges in their businesses. We also understand the challenges confronting growing and established businesses and enjoy helping owners and managers overcome them.


To assist our clients in achieving their objectives smoothly and efficiently while minimizing the legal and regulatory risks.

Mission Statement

To render excellent professional legal services in order to make relevant laws and regulations understandable and accessible to our clients, thereby enhancing their ability to make informed decisions based on available options.

We Have Been Dedicated To Serving Our Clients For About 2 Decades

Oil and Gas

We advise on all aspects of Oil & Gas industry in Nigeria. Our firm also engages in obtaining necessary accreditation and licensing from Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Department of Petroleum Resources for our clients.

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We have an effective telecommunications practice group which continues to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to our client’s business needs following the deregulation of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria, and the upsurge of a number of new entran..... Read More

Infrastructural Project

Our practice as relating to infrastructural projects brings together an interdisciplinary team of professionals with extensive expertise needed to handle complex assignments. The multidisciplinary background of our team, combined with our local and international exposur..... Read More

Arbitration/ Negotiations/ Non Judicial Remedies

We help our clients to make the necessary preparations by objectively analysing our clients’ position, giving detailed attention to both the positive and negative points of the case.


The area of drafting and concluding contracts is a sector that our firm specializes in. Drafting and conclusion of all sorts of contracts, MOUs, NDAs, JVAs, etc., is an everyday practice for us. Our team of lawyers are always ready to talk with you, minimize all risks a..... Read More

Business – Commercial Law

We recognize that companies/organizations need a strong and trustworthy team to rely on when embarking on the establishment and/or consolidation of their businesses.

Energy And Natural Resources

Our Energy and Projects Practice team possesses the requisite competence in the business of power, energy and natural resources. We constantly make the know-how available to our clients, ranging from mineral owners to developers, drillers, operators, processors ..... Read More

Residency And Immigration Services

We advise our clients on compliance with Immigration and Labor Laws and Regulations. Our team in the Nigerian Immigration Law and Practice department is regularly consulted by both Nigerian and foreign clients to act as their immigration advisers. To this end, we advise..... Read More

Company Formation

The services we offer include company/business formation, advisory, regulatory and compliance. Our firm is comprised of experienced business lawyers who offer a complete guidance for business set up including foreign participation in the Nigeria business sector. W..... Read More

Debt Collection

Our lawyers have the requisite competence needed in pursuing payments of debts owed by individuals or businesses. We advise our clients on the steps to take and the modalities to employ in ensuring their success, and full recovery.

Employer / Employee Obligations And Benefits

We advise our clients on the local, state and federal laws which are in place in relation to employment in Nigeria, and as well, help them appreciate the importance of the laws and how such laws offer protections to both the employee and employer. On a larger scale, we ..... Read More

Tax Policy And Corporate Taxation

We advise our clients on complex tax structuring transactions as well as the implementation of support to our clients. We're internationally and locally known for our renowned excellence in representing leading businesses in tax arbitration, litigation and negotiations ..... Read More

Intellectual And Industrial Property Regulations And Registration

We advise our IP clients on all IP related transactions, and as well help owners register, manage and maintain their property. We also apply for, and secure patents, register trademarks, industrial designs and plant variety types in Nigeria. We advise on the tran..... Read More

Investments Legal Advisory Services

We provides legal advisory services for all investment actions – from a tender process until the investment project's completion.
Our services include:

(a) Contracts
-Preparing contracts and contract templates.
-Negotiating (or support in ..... Read More

Mergers And Acquisition/ Private Equity

We have renowned years of experience in all varieties of Mergers and Acquisition transactions in Nigeria and overseas. We advise corporate clients, financial institutions, management teams, private equity firms and business owners on a variety of transactions from the ..... Read More

Transportation - Maritime And Aviation

FSS Legal Forte also focus it's practice on issues related to the transportation sector, including shipping and aviation, from advisory services to complex litigation.

Our lawyers represent clients in all areas of the transportation sector, including : Read More

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