Africa Law Practice

ALP (Africa Law Practice) is a SHASORE GIWA-OSAGIE RIMI BADEJO-OKUSANYA (SGRB) firm. It is a leading commercial law firm that is Nigeria-based, Africa business-focused and delivers the very best of African legal and advisory services, established as the result of a carefully cultivated 25-year vision.  The SGRB partnership practices under the name ‘Africa Law Practice’ and ALP Legal are registered business names of the SGRB partnership. The firm is a strategic merger of four distinct practices bringing together legal, business and policy expertise that underscores Africa’s growth. The merged practices have easily placed the firm at the forefront firm as a leading corporate commercial law firm in Nigeria.

Increasing investments and rapid private sector growth in Africa is transforming its economies and it is becoming increasingly imperative to developed home-grown, regionally-oriented and excellent quality legal services.  The firm delivers solution-driven services which local expertise and regional connections help to provide. ALP works in partnership with its clients to understand their needs and ensure it provides them with solution-driven results. The Partners have first-hand experience of being the ‘client’, setting-up, operating and growing businesses in Nigeria and beyond, and so are well placed to truly understand and anticipate the clients’ needs. Additionally, the firms significant experience in the public sector and government relations services gives us an advantage in helping our clients to navigate Nigeria’s often complex regulatory and public sector landscape.

The firm’s broad network, which includes extensive support capabilities and correspondent relationships with law firms in Africa, Europe, Asia and North America, and deep knowledge are at the heart of our ability to provide efficient and cost-effective multi-disciplinary services to its clients.

The firm has significant industry knowledge which covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:

Corporate & Commercial Law

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Banking and Financial Services

Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure

Transport & Logistics

Admiralty & Maritime

Retail & Consumer Goods

Media & Creative Industries

Hospitality & Leisure

Intra-African Trade

Africa Law Practice is associated with ALP International (Mauritius) Ltd an alliance of leading African law firms in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania  and Uganda with vast expertise and experience spanning numerous practice areas, offering clients multi-jurisdictional legal, advisory and consulting services.  The alliance was created in response to the increasing need for African-seated legal and advisory expertise with a comprehensive African regional orientation and a globally accepted quality standard. Our team aims to fill this gap by drawing together our country-specific experts and utilizing our networks across the continent and internationally, to provide domestic and international stakeholders with African-focused legal consultancy and advice.

The alliances broad network, which includes extensive support capabilities and correspondent relationships with law firms in Africa, Europe, Asia and North America, and deep knowledge are at the heart of our ability to provide efficient and cost-effective multi-disciplinary services to our clients.