Business Advisory & Foreign Investments

Practise Area

Practise Area

The Business Advisory & Foreign Investment group of Johnson Bryant is a leading player in the area of foreign investment and business advisory services, which we provide to individuals and corporate bodies, desirous of setting up business in Nigeria. With dedicated specialists in the group, our expertise covers matters ranging from simple incorporations to the most complex business combinations.

We advise on straight forward registrations, contractual matters and uncomplicated ventures, through to complex, multimillion dollar projects, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and divestments. Our work in this area also covers the provision of immigration and business advisory services to clients.

We work imaginatively and constructively to ensure that our client’s commercial objectives are met within the relevant legal context. Our commitment to our clients does not terminate at the end of each transaction – we maintain relations and are on hand to provide post-investment advice.

The firm advises clients carrying on business in regulated industries on the requisite consents and permits required to enable them carry on business in Nigeria and obtain these consents and permits on their behalf.

We are regularly engaged by our clients to carry out a full range of services spanning advice on the choice of operating entity, the incorporation of the entity, assisting foreign clients in procuring and regularizing immigration documents such as business permits, Subject to Regularization (STR) visas, Residence Permit Applications (or extensions), temporary work permits/ cable visas, expatriate quota positions and other documents that would ensure the smooth operation of any foreign business venture and stay of expatriates in Nigeria, to rendering advice on business structures.