Olaniwun Ajayi LP is a leading Nigerian law firm with nearly 60 years’ experience in assisting organisations and individuals as well as government entities achieve their goals. The Firm has established a sterling reputation for a wide range of regulatory and compliance advisory, intellectual property rights protection, general corporate and commercial transactions, tax advisory and compliance (to name a few). This fact is more particularly highlighted by our track record of involvement in some of the largest and most complex transactions in the dynamic sectors of the Nigerian economy.
The Firm comprises 13 (thirteen) practice areas, to wit: Enterprise and Corporate Governance Practice, Intellectual Property Practice, Tax Practice, Technology Innovation and Fintech, Oil & Gas Practice, Finance & Capital Markets Practice, Power and Infrastructure Practice, Government Business Practice, Mergers & Acquisition and Private Equity Practice, Entertainment Media and Leisure Practice, Mining Practice, Emerging Areas Practice, and the Dispute Resolution Practice.
The Firm is particularly proficient in all areas of the law pertaining to the pharmaceutical industry and through its Enterprise Practice Group, provides regulatory and compliance advisory and support to both private and public companies.
The Firm’s unparalleled capacity to handle complex legal issues is the bedrock of our practice, and our clients rely on us to help translate their vision into reality. Our diverse client list and background has solidified our appreciation of client nuance, which ensures that we quickly appreciate the demands of major projects and clients’ needs.
The Firm has over 90 lawyers which are some of the most diligent and creative lawyers in Nigeria – serving over 30 business sectors, bound together by a singular passion to help our clients achieve their objectives. Commercially savvy and erudite, we continuously pursue knowledge with the aim of ensuring that the advice proffered to our clients is the subject of strategic thinking and diligent digging, to the end that our clients are protected from actual and potential pitfalls in their diverse business relationships.
Key legal info on cannabinoid drugs, medicinal cannabis and opioid drugs in Nigeria. Prepared in association with Olaniwun Ajayi LP, a leading law firm in Nigeria, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: Nigeria, available to purchase here for USD 99. Cannabinoid Drugs 1. Are Cannabinoid Drugs authorized in your country? Generally, in Nigeria, it is an offence to manufacture, sell, possess, import, export or otherwise deal in cannabinoid drugs without an appropriate license. Cannabinoid drugs may however be used…
Regulatory reforms in Nigerian Pharma – a comprehensive legal overview. Prepared in association with Olaniwun Ajayi LP, a leading law firm in Nigeria, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: Nigeria, available to purchase here for USD 99. 1. Are there proposals for reform or significant change to the healthcare system? There are currently various bills before the National Assembly (legislative arm in Nigeria) for the repeal and re-enactment of the extant National Health Insurance Scheme Act, which provides for…
Want to know more about patents & trademarks in Nigerian Pharma? Read on! Prepared in association with Olaniwun Ajayi LP, a leading law firm in Nigeria, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: Nigeria, available to purchase here for USD 99. 1. What are the basic requirements to obtain patent and trademark protection? Patents and Trademarks are afforded Intellectual Property (IP) protection under Nigerian law. IP as defined by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) refers to the creations of…