Top 10 Best Law Firms in Nigeria (2024)

Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 08:12 pm

There are numerous reputable high paying law firms owned by Nigerians that have recorded successes in various court cases.


These top Nigerian law firms that are owned by senior advocates of Nigeria have offices in Lagos, Abuja, and other major Nigerian cities. They boast of intelligent lawyers and they are considered the best legal chambers in the country.

They also pay their legal team well, having ranked among the best law firms you can find in Nigeria.

This article lists out the top 10 law firms in Nigeria that are outstanding and the best you can find around

1. Aluko & Oyebode

They are one of the largest integrated law firms in Nigeria, which provides a comprehensive range of specialized legal services to a highly diversified clientele, including top-tier multinational and nongovernmental clients.

Aluko & Oyebode provides domestic and international clients with legal advice, counseling, services, and representation in the following areas: Banking and Corporate Finance, Environment, Privatization and Foreign Investment, Corporate and Commercial, Intellectual Property, Real Property, Energy and Natural Resources, Litigation, Arbitration, and ADR, Tax Advisory Services, Telecommunications, Transport – Shipping and Aviation.

They are located at 1, Murtala Muhammed Drive (formerly Bank Road), Ikoyi in Lagos. their telephone number to contact them is +234 (1) 462 8360-75, Fax: +44 207 6813402. You can visit their website at

2. Banwo and Ighodalo

This particular firm is known and admired for employing the best legal minds in the industry. Its standout capital markets practice has seen it excel in litigation and arbitration practice.

It was the firm that advised the Lagos State government on a popular bond issuance programme. The firm represents top clients such as Stanbic IBTC Bank, Endemol International among others.

Their address is located at 98, Awolowo Road Southwest Ikoyi, Lagos. Telephone number is +234 1 4615203, Fax: +234 1 4615205. Visit their official website at

3. Olaniwun Ajayi LP

This firm is another highest paying law firm in Nigeria and a choice for major corporate and commercial mandates with lawyers that are smart and proactive.

They handle services such as: corporate advisory, tax and IP matters, Litigation and arbitrary matters among others.

Their address is at Adunola Plot L2, 401 Close Banana Island, Ikoyi in Lagos Lagos Nigeria. Phone number is +234 1 270 2551 and their website is

4. Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

Owned by popular senior advocates of Nigeria, the firm has represented UAC of Nigeria in several acquisition mandates, including advising on the proposed acquisition of a majority stake in Livestock Feeds.

Other clients include Tiger Brands and SABMiller among others.

They are located at St Nicholas House (10th and 13th Floors) Catholic Mission Street in Lagos state, Nigeria. Telephone number is + 234 1 46223071, Fax: +234 1 263 4541 while you can visit their official website at

5. Abdulai, Taiwo & Co

This firm is also good and one of the best legal chambers in the country, maintaining its impressive roster of prominent international clients.

You can locate them at their address at Goodwill House 278 Ikorodu Road, PO Box 536, Yaba in Lagos. Telephone number: +234 1 279 0737/8. Website is

6. Adepetun, Caxton Martins, Agbor & Segun

This legal firm in Nigeria is credited for its high quality of service to its clients. Overtime, the firm has maintained this reputation in its pursuit to provide the best for its many clients.

With a formidable legal team with the zeal to work, leading a broader range of commercial transactions and other legal cases.

Their address is at 9th Floor, Saint Nicholas House Catholic Mission Street in Lagos. Their phone number is +234 1 4622480, Fax: +234 1 4613140. The official website is


Aelex is another good highest paying Nigerian law firm that is outstanding based on client ratings and standout matters.

8. Elias & Co

This is a popular firm in the country that is respected for the quality of high level of customer service and the legal knowledge they offer to clients.

If you have a high-profile litigation case(s) filed in the banking sector, this particular group should be your sure bet.

Their address is located at 6, Broad Street 6th floor Lagos Island. Telephone number is +234 1 460 7890, Fax: +234 1 280 6972. Visit their website at

9. Templars

They have local and international clients with whom they have recorded success in handling their legal cases.

The team at at Templars proffer both commercial and corporate advise to their clients based on matters bothering on regulatory compliance, IP and tax.

Some of their high-profile clients include Google, Rolls-Royce and Unilever.

You can locate them at their address at 5th Floor, The Octagon, 13a A J Marinho Drive Marinho Drive, Victoria Island, Lagos. Phone number is +234 1 461 1291, Fax: +234 1 271 2810. Their website is

10. Ajumogobia & Okeke

This particular law firm has a dedicated team handling transactional cum financial related issues.

They have their chambers in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt. They are one of the highest paying law firms with a reputable record to win cases for their clients.

They are one of the best, although they are currently restructuring following the return of several partners from political positions.

Map showing the locations and addresses of the 10 highest paying law firms in Nigeria

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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