Our Sports law team is comprised of lawyers that also happen to be sports enthusiasts. Nigeria being such a renowned soccer loving nation, blessed with immense natural talent, our team makes it our prerogative to be on top of all matters relating to the game of soccer in general. Members of the team are well versed in FIFA Rules as well as the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) rules. In the course of our duties, we have had course to review standard football contracts across different leagues, from time to time. The team has highly skilled negotiators who are able to conciliate very attractive deals for clients. We are also involved in all legal aspects of the creative process for sports branding and merchandising.

In the course of our duties we provide legal advisory services on a regular basis in the following areas:

  • Preparation and review of contracts in general (including Professional Service Contracts, Endorsement Contracts, Appearance Contracts and Exclusive Contracts);
  • Representation Agreements and Multiple Representation Agreements;
  • Standard Player Contracts;
  • Contracts with Minors/legal guardians (usually in the form of an Agreement to contract);
  • Negotiation of contract terms and negotiations in general;
  • Tax advisory services; and
  • Mediation

Media & Entertainment

The Firm provides a full range of legal services in the Media and Entertainment field. Our M & E team is friendly, accommodating and collaborative, possessing the requisite legal know how and experience needed to guide our clients within the globally interwoven media and entertainment platforms of today. The M & E team helps to protect clients’ intellectual property and royalty dues and we assist in in shaping careers for long term, cross border success within and beyond the local entertainment industry. The M & E team provides the support required for our clients to build their personal brands to the optimum and we take pride in being prompt and responsive to our clients’ needs. We imbibe a proactive approach to aiding corporate and regulatory compliance for our clients, dealing with clients’ specific legal requirements and helping them to avoid pitfalls that are not easily discernible within a tough business terrain.

We handle a wide range of other legal issues for our clients bordering on intellectual property protection, estate planning, contract negotiations, sponsorship, tours, agency, immigration, labour and employment, taxation and related matters. Due to the close inter woven relationship between the protection of international property and media and entertainment in general, our M & E clients have the added advantage of the full support of the Firm’s Intellectual Property unit in the areas of trademark protection and registration, protection of copyright and copyright notifications, brand protection and licensing, in addition the other services provided by the M & E team.

The M & E team sometimes oversees the management of entertainment talent which includes negotiations and management of superstar talent careers, endorsements and sponsorships, merchandising and licensing. We represent a diverse group of clients which include media outlets, studios, performing artists, writers, musicians, television/film producers, filmmakers, distributors, musical recording artists and innovators of cutting-edge online entertainment services. In the Media sector, our clients include publishers, broadcasters, content providers, technology companies, communications companies, special purpose projects, financiers as well as investors in the sector.


Some of our recent work has included rendering opinions on the imposition of excessive entertainment taxes on a client’s cinema outlets in Lagos and the provision of legal advisory services to a local entertainment and multimedia conglomerate in relation to a proposed partnership with a top South African outdoor advertising brand.


  • Transaction (Legal) documentation
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Legal and Regulatory advisory
  • Contract negotiations
  • Preparation and review of contracts in general including Content Carriage & Programming Contracts
  • Performing artists contracts/Production contracts
  • Endorsements and sponsorships arrangements
  • Employment and Labour matters
  • Personal and Company income tax compliance (including Estate and Wealth Planning services)
  • Real estate investments advisory

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