AZIH & AZIH (Legal Practitioners) specialises in corporate/commercial law, maritime, shipping, international trade, commercial and criminal litigation, labour and employment law, family law, property and conveyancing law, and related practice areas.
Our services are tailored for corporate businesses, shipowners, charterers, commodity traders, banks, insurers, port terminal operators, shipping lines, shippers, consignees, cargo agents, government and regulators, offshore service companies, oil and gas companies, individuals etc.
Our shipping lawyers advise on contentious and non-contentious dry shipping matters, including arrest and release of ships, charterparties/shipping contracts, cargo claims, collision, port concession/operation agreements and disputes, limitation of maritime liabilities, marine insurance, ship finance, cabotage and ship registration.
Members of the firm have good professional background, having worked in Tier 1 and globally acclaimed law firms as well as reputable multinational entities. Over the years, our lawyers have advised P&I clubs, multinationals and national companies and have represented cargo interests (importers & exporters) in cargo claims as well as claims against terminal operators and shipping companies in respect of cargo claims, demurrage, cargo evacuation and delivery, and contentious port/operational charges, employment law, data protection litigation and advisory etc.
The firm boasts of smart and resourceful legal advisors and litigators with solid hands on experience, who over the years have been involved in landmark commercial and criminal litigation at both the Federal and appellate courts.
Aside our competence in the aforementioned areas, we have proven capacity in corporate, government/regulatory compliance, corporate secretarial services, real estate and family law etc.
We have a reputation for providing exceptional legal services. We are committed to excellence and innovative solution. We are pro-active in advising clients on how to navigate through business and personal matters, while complying with the law and regulations. We take pride in our responsiveness, diligence and integrity.
AZIH & AZIH is made up of fully qualified Barristers and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and US qualified attorneys, licensed to practice law in Nigeria and the US. Our lawyers are active members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA) – the local chapter of Comite Maritime International (CMI), International Bar Association (IBA), Society for Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE) and Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse etc.
The firm’s billing policy is reasonable, cost effective and tailored to suit our client’s needs. Our approach is flexible and transparent with a high degree of accountability.
We recognise the value of rendering efficient, effective and quality services to our clients. In seeking to provide these services, we are guided by the following core values: