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The firm

Founded in 1983 and consisting of 12 partners and 58 lawyers, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (‘UUBO’), is a full-service corporate and commercial law firm with offices in Nigeria’s key commercial centres and an affiliate in Ghana.

UUBO is privileged to work with diverse local and international clients to create and implement innovative and practical solutions that are designed to facilitate business in Nigeria and beyond. Where required, the firm’s lawyers are well placed to work with a select network of leading African and international law firms with whom they enjoy established, non-exclusive relationships.

The firm’s founding and core philosophy is that legal advice should be of the highest possible standard, accessible, commercially oriented and consistently sound on principle. The firm has developed a reputation for expeditiously enabling a wide range of transactions including those that are new to Nigeria, generating innovative and practical legal solutions, facilitating transactions and resolving disputes including those that are complex or unusual in the market.

The firm’s culture, diverse backgrounds, skills, insights from experience in other fields and the ‘hands-on’ collaborative approach of its teams all contribute to its recurrently high independent peer and client rankings across several practice area specialisations, which are underscored by what is currently one of the highest ratios of internationally recognised partners – and practice areas – per firm in the Nigerian legal market.

Areas of practice

UUBO is a full-service corporate and commercial law firm with specialisations including in the practice areas indicated above.

UUBO’s goal is to remain a preferred firm for facilitating corporate and commercial transactions of every description and resolving disputes in the rapidly changing world of Nigerian and African business and finance. The firm actively seeks to refine and to develop fresh skills and to acquire new expertise across its practice areas, to enable it to respond quickly and effectively to the evolution and rapid changes of the economies and markets in which the firm’s clients operate and do business. This approach enables the firm’s lawyers to set charges that reflect their knowledge and expertise rather than learning costs.

  • Other offices
  • Abuja
  • Accra
  • Port Harcourt
  • Number of lawyers: 70
  • Languages
  • English
  • Member
  • International Bar Association
  • Lex Mundi
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Employment Law Association
  • African Private Equity & Venture Capital Associaton (Nigeria)
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
  • Emerging Market Private Equity Association
  • Capital Market Solicitors Association
  • Nigerian Gas Association

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