J.O. Fabunmi & Co (JOF Solicitors)

J.O. FABUNMI & CO. (JOF Solicitors) is a full-service law firm with a variety of specialized skills and abilities. We are one of Nigeria’s leading corporate and commercial law firms, with our office located in the commercial hub of Lagos.

OUR PRACTICE

The J.O.FABUNMI & CO. practice covers the full range of local and international corporate and commercial briefs. Our lawyers challenge themselves to stay abreast of legal developments and the ever-changing world of business. Our key practice areas include the following:

Our Infrastructure practice covers the full range of local and international corporate and commercial work. The firm has advised different tiers of the government and agencies in Nigeria, as well as foreign firms on different sectors of the Nigerian PPP market, including Housing, Health, Transportation, Education and Energy.

COMPANY SECRETARIAL PRACTICE

We offer full company secretarial services to both private and public limited companies. Some of the specific company secretarial services READ MORE

CORPORATE FINANCE

We have a specialized team of lawyers with requisite expertise in the Nigerian finance, insurance, money and capital markets.

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DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Whether through trial, negotiated settlement, arbitration or mediation our firm has rich experience lawyers on dispute resolutions for our clients.

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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & REAL ESTATE

We have a well-experienced real estate practice. Our lawyers are committed to providing comprehensive and high quality services to real estate developers, banks, homeowners

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CONSTRUCTION LAW

We have lawyers with experience and interest in the area of construction law, who handle matters such as –

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DEBT RECOVERY

Our teams of solicitors offer a comprehensive, swift and cost-effective service focus on extensive debt recovery, assistance on all aspects of recovery and enforcement

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW

We have offered our services to domestic and foreign clients in international trade and direct investment in Nigeria.

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TAX ADVISORY SERVICES

We offer tax advisory services to both the private and public sectors. We advise our clients on their Tax obligation and rights.

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Founding Partner

Jonathan Fabunmi is the Firm’s Founding Partner. He was appointed a Professor of Law in October 1981 by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He is a prolific author, his publications includes Equity and Trust in Nigeria. Over the last four decades, Prof. Fabunmi has contributed immensely to the advancement of legal education both in Nigeria and abroad. He was a visiting scholar to Harvard Law School U.S.A.; Marx Plant Institute, Hamburg in Germany and the Institute of Advanced Legal studies London. He taught International Commercial Arbitration, Commercial and Consumer Protection Law amongst others at postgraduate level for more than two decades and was a panelist at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington, U.S.A representing Nigeria.

Meet our People

Our greatest asset is our people and they were educated at some of the nation’s finest law schools. We have a proactive team that is able to anticipate our clients’ needs and our processes and service delivery are consistently of the highest quality. Check our solicitors and team members

Internship

The J.O Fabunmi and Co. Internship Program affords aspiring lawyers the opportunity to work with a prestigious law firm and gain the requisite experience for a robust and wholesome career growth process. Law students from accredited Universities in Nigeria and abroad can apply for this opportunity year round during their vacations. While law graduates may seize the opportunity while waiting to go to the Nigerian Law School.

Publications

WHAT IS PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP?

One of the primary functions of government in modern societies is the provision of basic infrastructure/services to it citizens, for example, good roads, education, health care etc. In order to perform that function, governments usually establish, finance, own and manage various corporations/agencies saddled with the responsibility of providing such infrastructure services.

 

COMMERCIALISATION/PRIVATIZATION AND PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

Infrastructure is the cornerstone of modern society. The availability and quality of infrastructure determine both standards of living and possibilities for economic growth

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ICRC ACT WITH OTHER PPP LAWS

Infrastructure is the driving force that propels any economy towards growth and development and it has been seen to empower the people with the necessary procedures required to facilitate their day to day activities

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PPP MODELS AND THE IMPLICATION ON THE DELIVERY OF SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

Public-Private Partnerships is a term that is widely used but often not clearly understood. PPPs cover the gambit from outsourcing“, to traditional Public-Private Partnerships, and to privatization.

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DELIVERY OF SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE through PPP IN NIGERIA

IMPROVING SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE DELIVERY THROUGH PPP IN NIGERIA*
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INSTITUTIONALISING PPP IN NIGERIA: THE JOURNEY SO FAR

Over the last few years, Nigeria has been making slow but steady progress towards developing its Public Private Partnership market. It has been widely acknowledged that Nigeria has a huge PPP market potential that has been largely undeveloped for many reasons.

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REDEFINING NIGERIA’S PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PHILOSOPHY

The extent of infrastructure deficit in Nigeria is well documented and talked about including the potential investment opportunities it presents. The three tiers of Government in Nigeria will be required to make a combined investment of approximately $ 4 Billion annually for the next 10 years to effectively address Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit.

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PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROCUREMENT PROCESS

A PPP procurement process formally begins when an advertisement in respect of the project is made in national newspapers or through other media as specified in the relevant guidelines.

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PUBLIC- PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

One of the primary functions of government in modern societies is the provision of basic infrastructure/services to it citizens, for example, good roads, education, health care etc

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