Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Alternative dispute resolution is a critically important process, particularly for multinational companies with cross-border operations. Our firm has been involved in several high-profile arbitration proceedings, both within Nigeria and internationally. CRWC has robust experience in...

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Business Advisory Services

Our Business Advisory Services department includes a secretarial arm, Unity Trustees Limited (UTL). UTL provides secretarial and HR services to several public and private companies. A non-exhaustive list of services offered includes general business consultation...

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Business Regulatory Services

CRWC offers several advisory services, including taxation, immigration and intellectual property rights. We help our clients to apply for and obtain permits and comply with other regulatory requirements mandated by the government. Staying current on...

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Constitutional Law

CRWC has a rich history in Constitutional Law as its Founder Chief Rotimi Williams was the Chairman of the 1979 drafting committee. We provide advisory services for all constitutional matters or violations on behalf of...

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Corporate and Commercial Practice

For several decades, our firm has been rooted in the practice of legal and business advisory services on Nigerian corporate and commercial laws. This includes a wide range of services, including corporate administration and complex...

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Employment and Labor

We frequently deal with Nigerian labor laws and employment disputes. Our services include drafting employment and outsourcing contracts, negotiating with trade unions on the client’s behalf, and hosting roundtable conferences on employer-employee relations. We also...

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Energy (Power, Oil, and Gas)

One of our prominent clients, an international civil engineering firm, built the Shiroro Dam in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. In addition, we have advised clients constructing gas pipelines for private power generation. We have over five...

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Estate Planning

CRWC also provides critical support in the disposal of assets, including the structuring, distribution and succession plans of assets. We advise on the most effective modes of estate management via appropriate instruments, including the following: Trusts/Charities...

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Family Law

We provide advisory and representation in all aspects of family law, with a clear understanding on the sensitive issues that may arise in areas such as the following: Divorce/judicial separation Custody Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements...

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Financial Services

The firm has litigated numerous cases for and against banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. The firm has advised clients on the procedures for acquiring licenses under BOFIA and the Insurance Act as well...

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Intellectual Property

As a full-service firm, CRWC is highly proficient in protecting your company’s intellectual property. This includes taking all the steps for filing trademarks, patents and design applications with the registries in Abuja when requested. Moreover,...

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Legislative and Legal Drafting

CRWC has extensive experience in legislative and legal drafting. We recently assisted in the drafting of the consumption tax law of Lagos State. The firm has reviewed various statutes governing the amendment of the financial...

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Litigation

CRWC is a leading provider of litigation services for dispute settlement. Our renowned litigation experience has resulted in seminal judgments that remain precedent to this day. We have represented and continue to represent an array...

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Logistics Services

The firm has a dedicated, competent and experienced team that provides general and specific advice to effectively handle all aspects of contentious and non-contentious matters arising from logistics operations. Our expertise extends to all areas of...

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Manufacturing

We advise manufacturing corporations in a variety of capacities. One of the most common areas we are called upon to assist with concerns ensuring overall compliance with the regulatory climate in Nigeria. We have also...

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Maritime and Aviation

Maritime and aviation law is maturing rapidly in Nigeria, and CRWC leads the representation of the interests in this industry. We have represented several ship owners, charterers and airlines. We advise our clients on every...

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Media, Information and Communications Technology

We have produced some of the leading papers on the information and communications technology sector. We have also helped some of our clients with facilities management and the outsourcing of contracts in the rapidly growing...

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Mining

For several years, CRWC has worked closely with its clients for the establishment of junior mining companies in Nigeria. Additionally, the firm works with clients that have established international accredited (affiliated) laboratories, internationally recognized exploration...

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Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Private Finance Initiatives (PFI)

Both PPPs and PFIs play a significant role in the Nigerian economy. CRWC is proud to claim a pioneering role in the development of PPP-related transactions as early as the 1970s. We provide advisory services...

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Real Estate

The real estate sector is rapidly growing in Nigeria. CRWC has worked on numerous private and commercial property transactions and advises clients on corporate and project finance for private estate development.

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Taxation

The various tax specialists at CRWC provide innovative legal advice to our clients to maximize their tax efficiency. We have invested significant resources into making this one of our most robust areas of expertise. Our firm has a...

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