At SLS Solicitors, we engage in intellectual property law practice to help individuals, inventors, and companies safeguard their intellectual property rights. We also offer general intellectual property law advisory services on all matters related to the regulation, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights in Nigeria.

At SLS Solicitors, our lawyers are experienced in the vital commercial area of law and constantly deliver efficient and swift services to our numerous clients. We can fully assist clients specifically on matters relating to the following in Nigeria:

  • Trademark application
  • Patent application
  • Copyright Registration
  • Trademark, Copyright, and Patent litigation and dispute resolution
  •  Reviewing and drafting all legal documents related to intellectual property
  • Drafting of Transfer and Assignment Agreement, which enables a Trademark owner to transfer the rights and ownership
  • Conducting search for availability of Trademark


At SLS Solicitors, we offer a full spectrum of corporate, business, and commercial law services. The services we offer include business formation, advisory, regulatory, and compliance to start-ups and mature companies for both locals and foreigners. The practice services range from preliminary inquiries to the actual setting up of businesses in Nigeria, maintaining business operations in compliance with prevailing regulations. We also offer complete guidance for the business setup and foreign participation in the Nigerian business sector and corporate organizations.  We appreciate our Clients’ commercial goals, constraints, and concerns and make it our business to know our Clients’ businesses.

Specific Corporate and Commercial Law Areas we specialize in:

  • Corporate Governance and practice
  • Company secretarial Services
  • Company registration in Nigeria
  • Incorporation of a foreign subsidiary in Nigeria
  • Business setup and Registration
  • Registration of NGO and Charitable Foundation
  • Business Permit and Licenses in Nigeria
  • Business consultation services
  • Pre-investment Advisory
  • Nominee Director Services
  • Banking, Account opening, and Capital Incorporation Advisor
  • Business structure and Joint ventures
  • Contracts
  • International contracts
  • Foreign investment and offshore advisory
  • Public-private partnership
  • Maintenance of Statutory Registers
  • Authentication of documents
  • Post-incorporation services and winding up
  • Drafting all contracts and legal documentation for commercial transactions such as Sales Agreements, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, and Shareholders Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements among others.
  • Advice in international trades and transactions in Nigeria
  • Advice on corporate structure in Nigeria, including directors and shareholders matters
  • Conducting due diligence and producing reports of it.
  • Contract Drafting & Review Compliance with Law & Regulation