Dr. Ehiogie West - Idahosa Principal Partner & Notary Public It's every lawyer's dream to help shape the law,

not just react to it.
Get in touch with us

Happy Clients

Cases Success

Cases Done

Practice - Principal Areas of Work

tabs

We undertake consultancy services for several government departments and agencies, reputable companies and individuals. Such consultancy services include advising our clients on their rights and duties, rendering legal opinion on completed, on-going and contemplated actions for or against any given person, company or institution under different circumstances

tabs

We provide a variety of corporate services. Our firm is all about choice. It is about giving the corporate market place a real alternative. We therefore act as secretaries to companies, incorporate companies, buisness firms, humanitarian and philanthropic organizations as well as other legal entities. We also conduct local and international searches to determine the status of companies at various statutory registries and the genuineness of title to real properties. We perfect title deeds, draft various documents including:

icon

Mortgages

icon

Joint Venture Agreements (JVA)

icon

Corporate Debt Recovery

icon

Memorandum of understanding (MOU)

icon

Contract Sharing Agreements

icon

Individual Debt Recovery

tabs

While we try to encourage alternative dispute resolution, we do not shy away from necessary litigations. We have hard-nosed legal practitioners, who have had several years of invaluable courtroom practice. We, therefore undertake civil litigation in appropriate cases and we do so with all the requisite vigour, diligence and commitment that litigation requires. Our scope includes but not limited to:

icon

Commercial and Property Limigation

icon

Professional negligence

icon

International Trade

icon

Administration of estate

icon

Intellectual Property

icon

Building and Construction Matters

icon

Personal Injury

icon

Administration of Estate

icon

Wills and Intestacy

icon

Maritime Matters

tabs

Our firm is organized and equipped to provide criminal law practice. Such criminal law justice system includes advising our clients to forbid and prevent conducts that are unjustified and inexcusably inflicts or threatens substantial harm to individual or public interests, to safeguard conduct that is without fault from condemnation as criminal and to give fair legal advice to our clients about the nature of the conduct declared to be an offence.

We have the required professional manpower and support structure to defend the innocence of our clients when charged for alleged offences or to enter into the appropriate plea-bargain or any proeedings that would protect the interest of our clients at all times.

tabs

Our firm has been greatly involved in the oil and gas industry, as it pertains to legal practice. We have represented communities, companies and individuals in matters of land acquisition by oil firm, conpensation arising from claims in case of oil pollution etc. We write and offer legal opinions to oil and gas firms generally on laws affecting the industry and represent them in negotiation with host communities. As a routine we monitor the legal framework for global standards in:

icon

Oil Exploration and Production

icon

Oil Service Industry

icon

Host Community Relations

icon

Refineries and Petrochemical Plant

icon

Petroleum Economics

icon

Petroleum Technology Training

tabs

It is now clear that modern business practice centers around the emergent concept of information technology bringing with it the evolution of E-Commerce, E-Banking etc. We therefore pay very great attention to all laws, cases and statutes dealing with information technology in order to meet the needs of our clients

tabs

The firm has a great deal of experience in immigration matters. Our legal experts are very familiar with the processes leading to the grant of ex-patriate quota Temporary Work Permits (TWP), Naturalization, Residence Permit and related matters

This is a very modern concept in our otherwise combative system of legal practice. By the adoption of this concept, we consciously encourage our clients to explore and accept the resolution of disputes without ultimately recoursing to litigation. It is done in such a manner that the acrimony and rigours that accompany litigation are avoided. It is time-saving and leaves clients fully satisfied at the end of the day.

We encourage it because we are convinced that speed of modern business has little room for the time-consuming processes of litigation.

Contact Us & Get Free Consultation!

    author

    Head Office Address

    Plot 4, Block VII, Wole Soyinka Avenue (2nd Avenue), Setraco Area, Gwarimpa Estate, Abuja. Nigeria
    Phone: +234 802 311 2670
    Fax: +234 09 291 4761
    admin@westidahosa.com