Our real estate lawyers have extensive experience in all aspects of real estate practice. We represent buyers, sellers and developers of residential and commercial properties, including subdivisions, supermarkets, and office buildings.

Unlike many firms with a large commercial practice, we also frequently represent individual buyers and sellers of houses and condominiums. We advise and represent clients in zoning and other land use proceedings; landlord-tenant matters, including residential and commercial leasing and summary process actions; foreclosures; tax deferred exchanges; and real estate tax abatements and exemptions.

Our clients include developers, investors, lessors, lenders, individuals, and businesses of all kinds, including professional firms, retailers, and manufacturers. We also represent two of the largest commercial real estate management firms in Nigeria

You cannot venture into real estate and property without a legal guide, issues of land registration, making sure documents given to you are valid, assessing if you have a good title to a property or inquiring if the land given to you belongs to someone else, you can and should only entrust your real estate transactions to capable hands in the field.

Scope: Perfection of legal title documents. Legal due diligence search. Processing of CofO, Governor’s Consent and other land title documents. Property legal advice



Doing business in Nigeria is associated with diverse challenges and risks and must accordingly be founded on a strong legal base and a full understanding of local laws and regulations. Prevention is always better than cure.
Understanding the various available business vehicles as well as compliance requirements for companies and other corporate entities is vital. Nigeria governments are increasingly passing laws to protect consumers as well as data privacy. Tax, exchange control and banking rules and regulations must also be fully understood.
Our specialist lawyers have substantial experience in advising both multinational and local companies on all relevant corporate, commercial and regulatory matters relevant to their businesses. 

We handle Corporate and Commercial law which is one of the sectors that you cannot function without your lawyers. In days where fraudulent activities takes the lead, there should be the need of corporate and commercial laws to protect companies, businesses and their owners and the money invested and of course, lawyers are needed for the implementation of these laws and to act as a guide for these owners who may not know their corporate rights.


As a Business Law Firm, we focus on providing legal advice to business owners on issues that affect businesses, such as taxation, business transactions, contracts and intellectual property rights.Scope: Assisting businesses to prevent, navigate, and resolve complex legal issues; Assisting and advising businesses on establishing their company's structure, policies, objectives, and procedures for their business operations; Ensuring all relevant laws and outcomes are understood and obeyed by businesses; Researching and resolving legal disputes through the analysis of relevant laws, argument development, evidence collection, and legal representation; Drafting, reviewing, completing, and filing legal paperwork related to business operations; Examining and reporting any potential or existing legal issues to the relevant authorities; Negotiating contract terms, transactions, and settlements on behalf of the businesses involved; Ensuring all business processes, strategies, and actions comply with all relevant local, state, federal, and international laws; Managing multiple clients, cases, and legal activities that carry varying deadlines.Scope: Company legal adviser; Company Secretary; Facilitation of transactions; Contract perusal and advisory; CAC Accredited Agent (Pre and Post incorporation matters); Legal Representation; Business Litigation.

Litigation and ADR in Nigeria
Litigation and ADR in Nigeria


In keeping with our general mission as a firm, the litigation practice at Chaman Law Firm is a broad-based practice stressing cost-effective and experienced staffing of cases. Our litigation attorneys have extensive experience before state and federal courts and administrative agencies
We represent individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations, both as plaintiffs/claimants and defendants, in a wide range of matters
In litigation as in other areas, we emphasize giving practical and thorough advice, avoiding conflict for conflict’s sake, and minimizing where possible the financial and emotional cost to our clients. We take pride in the fact that some of the best results we have obtained for our clients, both corporate and individual, have come through mediation/alternative dispute resolution rather than litigation. 

We offer in and out of court settlement. For litigation, we are more than ready to represent you in the court and go through every process until the case is finalized and we also know how cumbersome and lengthy litigation can be and for certain disputes, we offer Alternative Dispute Resolution which helps you spend less and get effective results.