BEZALEEL CHAMBERS INTERNATIONAL
Bezaleel Chambers International fondly known as “BCI” is a firm of lawyers, arbitrators and conflict management practitioners certified to practise in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. It is a full business law firm. We have experienced consultants, innovative partners and creative associates. The firm believes in comparative advantage; specializing in the areas of law it has greater skills and proficiency. We presently consult for several state actors, multi-national interests and individuals from all levels of the society.
In giving back to the society and to increase law awareness, the firm owns and runs a free online law awareness platform and repository of law articles known and registered as LearnNigerianLaws.Com (www.LearnNigerianLaws.com).
AREAS OF SPECIALISATION
The wealth of experience possessed by the partners and consultants has been the pride of the firm. As an International business law firm anchoring in Nigeria, the core specialities of the firm are Corporate and Commercial law, Energy Law, Commercial Arbitration and Conflict Management among others.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW
The firm renders world class legal services in all aspects of law relating to commercial transactions. The Partners have considerable experience in Business Start-up, Foreign Direct Investment, International Trade, Taxation, Patent and Trade Mark, Copy Right, Technology Acquisition, Commercial Contracts, Sale of Goods, Insurance Law and Claims, Partnership and Trade Disputes and Receivership matters. The firm acts as Corporate Secretary/Legal Adviser to several domestic and international corporate entities, societies, institutions and socio-cultural groups inclusive of foreign and state governments respectively. Specifically, we pay greater attention to the areas/services listed below;
|Agreement Writing, Proofreading and Advisory Services||Corporate Meetings Co-ordination and Attendance||TAX Advisory Services||Expatriates Quota Registration||Immigration and Work Permit Advisory||Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) regulation and Supply Advisory Services||Trademark, Patent and Copyright Registration||National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) regulation, Technology Acquisition and Transfer Advisory Services||National Pension Commission (PENCOM) Regulation and Advisory Services|
|Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Regulation and Advisory Services||Exportation and Importation Guidance||Loan Processing and Advisory||Corporate Affairs Commission (CÄC) fillings||Transaction Advisory||Regulation and Compliance Advisory||National Agency for Food, Drug Adminsitration and Control (NAFDAC) regulation and Advisory Services||Free Trade Zone Enterprise Advisory Services||Oversea Legal Service Out-Sourcing|
The firm has an enviable energy law department chaired by its consultant, who is a leading authority in energy law in Nigeria. The firm’s faculty has assisted several national and multinational companies on energy and energy related transactions from Generation to Transmission and Distribution. It has extensively provided services for the government of Nigeria and its energy corporation in different capacities before, during and after the power sector reforms in Nigeria. We are very experienced in power industry with good relationship with its actors.
ARBITRATION AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
We have well breed and experienced arbitrators admitted to practise in at least two jurisdictions; Nigeria and United Kingdom. Our core interests are; International Commercial Arbitration, Investor/State Arbitration, Electricity Arbitration, Negotiation and Mediation. Our partners have equally gained experience and international recognition in conflict management. We have consulted for state actors and individuals in this area of practise and equally researched and published works on this.
The firm's litigation, arbitration and mediation practice arises from its general representation of clients engaged in business and commercial activities. Where alternative dispute resolution mechanisms fail or are not appropriate, we employ litigation. We are very familiar with the court rooms.
1 Durban Street, Off Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja.
WE HAVE ASSOCIATE OFFICES IN ALL 36 STATES OF NIGERIA AND A HEAD OFFICE IN ABUJA, FCT.