Threshing Fields Law

Barristers & Solicitors


THRESHING FIELDS LAW was established in 2000 but changed its name to Threshing Fields Law in 2018 as a full-service firm.

In its two decades of existence, THRESHING FIELDS LAW has developed considerable legal expertise and accumulated a wealth of knowledge relating to various sectors of the Nigerian economy. The Firm is recognised and known as one of Nigeria’s top corporate and commercial law practices.

THRESHING FIELDS LAW is and continues to be recognized by clients and professionals as a pace setting law firm, with a truly international perspective and standard of service.

With sound commercial experience and a pragmatic approach, THRESHING FIELDS LAW offers a range of legal skills in areas required by business industries, financial institutions, and government and non-government bodies. We are particularly well known for our expertise in the following areas: Infrastructure and Transport, Corporate/Commercial Law, Project Finance, Banking, Energy/Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Maritime law, Employment and Labour Law and Dispute Resolution, and Intellectual Property.

Over the years, the Firm has regularly acted as adviser to leading Nigerian and international multinational companies that require an indigenous firm with energetic and innovative lawyers and high international standards.

For administrative purposes, the Firm is presently comprised of 3 separate practice units covering the broad spectrum of corporate and commercial law practice, being specifically.

• the Corporate and Commercial Practice Unit (general commercial advisory work, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, tax, telecommunications and other infrastructural projects, intellectual property employment and labour law and immigration matters; Government regulatory, compliance);

• the Energy and Project Finance Practice Unit (energy industry transactions, core oil and gas matters, related foreign investment and project finance transactions, taxation, employment and other oil and gas related corporate and commercial matters); and

• the Maritime, International Trade and Litigation Practice Unit (admiralty and maritime transactions, aviation, insolvency and commercial litigation and arbitration).

From advising on the applicable legislative and regulatory frameworks and corporate compliance matters, to conducting due diligence exercises; resolving labour and trade union disputes, negotiating and drafting the relevant contractual documents; provision of legal opinions and general advisory services; project financing; and provision of legal representation before corporate and governmental bodies, we ensure that advice across a transaction is provided consistently towards achieving our clients’ goals.

Furthermore, our philosophy is always to strive to add value to the transactions on which we work by being more than just providers of legal advice but by considering ourselves client partners; by embracing and exceeding our clients’ expectations. The success of each transaction becomes the success of our Firm.

This level of service is achieved by dedicating a team of professionals to a transaction and ensuring the necessary capacity to undertake all of the challenges
posted by a transaction.