Auctus Legal’s dispute resolution practice group provides a broad range of legal advice and representation for variety of clients. We have expertise in litigation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. The firm’s litigation practice cuts across various States and Federal trial courts, Specialized Courts, Statutory Boards and Tribunals and all appellate courts in Nigeria. The firm appreciates the fact and need for litigation to be a last resort in dispute resolution and as such, when the need arises, deploys all its best efforts within the limits of the law and ethics/rules of professional practice to ensure a speedy resolution of our clients’ cases. Significant experience in our core areas of practice and concerted efforts at improving our competence give us an edge in preparing court processes timeously and also concluding our cases without undue delay.
The firm prosecutes and defends litigation matters for its clients in the various courts and tribunals within Nigeria. The firm has as its primary objective the task of ensuring that disputes arising from business and commercial activities of clients are expeditiously and effectively resolved with minimum expenditure of time and resources by clients.
Our Litigation team comprises of a group of carefully selected lawyers with commendable profiles in their field of practice.
Our litigation practice group works in concert with our dispute resolution team in ensuring effective service delivery and satisfactory outcomes for our clients.
Our litigation practice supports our corporate law practice, while the former is in turn enhanced by our aptitude in the latter.
Corporate & Commercial
Our services and experience in this regard cover the field from company/business entity formation to procurement of operational licenses, company secretarial work, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, public offers, dissolutions, credit transactions and review of credit documentation.
Recent developments, directives and regulations in Nigeria’s banking and insurance industries have increased the firm’s experience and competence in this regard.
Company Secretarial Services
The Firm’s practice area also extends to rendering of secretarial services. We provide secretarial services to various companies including the filing of statutory and other necessary returns of the Corporate Affairs Commission (“CAC’) Registry Abuja, ensuring proper update and maintenance of the Company’s file and records at the CAC, convening and attending directors’ and general meetings of the Company recording the minutes and maintaining the Company’s Minute Book and Register of Members, effecting allotments and transfers of shares, changes in particulars of directors/registered office and arranging for the issuance of share certificates to the members of the Company, ensuring corporate compliance by the Company with statutory corporate governance requirements, maintaining safe custody and use of the Company seal, providing the annual documentation required by auditors relating to statement of litigation and contingent liabilities of the Company, effecting changes in the Company’s constitutional documents (represented by the Memorandum and Articles of Association), providing such other company secretarial services as may be required by the Company, providing updates on new company regulation developments in Nigeria.
Business Regulatory & Advisory
Our team provides detailed Business regulatory & advisory services inclusive of innovative and cost- effective solutions to our business clientele. Ranging from incorporation of the business, the operations, structuring and re-structuring and also proffering specific business advice on issues arising in the most responsive manner.