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Our History & Focus

Over 25 Years and Counting

  • Our History

    Since the establishment of our firm in 1987, we have been key advisors over the years to the government in fundamental cases that have developed the legal framework of Nigeria. In 1987, Izinyon & Co was based on Kogi State, Nigeria. In 1994, the firm was relocated to Abuja, the new Federal Capital of Nigeria. Being one of the few key law firms in Abuja at the time, the law firm developed a reputation for providing solutions to the most complex and important assignments for leading companies, Governments, and high net worth individuals. In 1999, the Managing Partner, Dr. Alex A. Izinyon was awarded the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (S.A.N) as a recognition of the trailblazing nature of his work ethic.

  • Our West African Focus

    Izinyon & Co is now one of the leading law firms in Nigeria. Our practice spans Nigeria and part of the West African Countries such as Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia and Ivory Coast. As one of Nigeria’s leading law firms, we have always employed the highest standard of legal practice in every required jurisdiction.

  • Our Detailed Practices

    The depth of our legal practice has made us famous in various constitutional elections, commercial transactions and activities for foreign investors/Multinational enterprises, Missions, Diplomatic Corps in Nigeria and the whole of Africa. Our litigation practice covers the areas of civil and criminal law, constitutional law, commercial law, banking, capital market disputes, and Corporate disputes. We have advised clients in the fields of Aircraft Leases and Financing, corporate finance, Corporate governance, Oil and Gas, Energy, employment, mergers and acquisition, business permits, expatriate quotas, and more.

  • Team Driven Orientation with Client Focus

    Our teams of lawyers and dedicated support staff are trained at all times to be result oriented with key focus on the satisfaction of our teeming clients. In Nigeria, our lawyers have been involved in high-profile and notable commercial matters and Transactions, Constitutional Issues and they have always discharged these functions excellently, and credibly to the utmost ability, with result driven determination and streamlined focus.