In every case, we seek to adopt an approach that will achieve the aims of our client in a practical and cost-effective way.

Business Immigration

Facilitation of the correct visas, work permits, residence permits and/or sponsors compliance with Immigration Laws and Regulations.

We advise our clients on the provisions of the Law and where required, assist them in obtaining Immigration facilities (Permits, Quotas,Visas) required for their operations in Nigeria.

Employment, Labor and Industrial Law

We are committed to providing labor and employment advisory and representation of the highest quality and greatest integrity on terms that make good business sense. we provide advice to help clients navigate the ever-changing landscape of labor and employment laws and achieve their business objectives.

We are positioned to advise human resources professionals, executives, and recruitment agencies on a wide range of complex HR management, labour and industrial relations issues such as: employment contracts/handbooks executive benefits, pensions, health and safety in the workplace, collective bargaining and trade union negotiations.

Shipping & International Trade

We provide legal & consulting services to the shipping industry with a particular emphasis on shipping.

We have considerable expertise in dealing with cargo and marine labour claims as well as disputes pertinent to maritime collision, general average, salvage and marine insurance.

We advise on the full range of remedies available to protect the interests of our clients both locally and internationally, including arbitration

Dispute Resolution

In every case, we seek to adopt an approach that will achieve the aims of our client in a practical and cost-effective way. Our approach is to try to achieve a satisfactory negotiated solution, preferably by using alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as arbitration, mediation, negotiation and conciliation.

Where necessary, however, we can and do press litigation to its conclusion and enforce the judgments obtained, committing whatever resources are necessary and appropriate to that task.

From initial advice to final outcome, we are available to conduct all aspects of disputes, whatever the chosen dispute resolution process and wherever the issues arise.

Real Estate, and Construction

Structuring of real estate and other financial transactions; buying, selling, managing and developing property; using creative financing and planning techniques to maximize cash flow and tax benefits.


Our attorneys offer the full range of transactional tax planning services, including counseling in risk management, representation before the IRS, our tax attorneys advise clients on new tax legislation and regulations, assist in the development of tax policy, and provide representation before the legislature.

Our tax group is engaged in rendering transactional advice and structuring optimal tax deals.

Intellectual Property

Our Intellectual Property group has the technical experience to help clients with the most sophisticated IP problems. We offer an innovative, integrated practice Our regulatory experience assists our clients in the registration of trademarks, patent and copyright.

Cybersquatting, in all its manifestations is a weighty threat to your trademark, revenue and online reputation. We can help you protect your much-coveted trademark and online reputation. We will protect your Generic top-level domain name (gTLD), Country Code top-level domain (ccTLD) and new gTLD. Our lawyers are well grounded in the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), NiRA Dispute Resolution Policy (NDRP) and Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS).

We also assist with enforcement of all types of IP rights. We represent all our clients zealously and creatively, using our experience to efficiently provide top-quality service. Our IP service goes beyond registration, we help our clients with the management, valuation and auditing of their IP's.

Company Secretarial & Regulatory Compliance

The firm advises clients in all phases of the client’s operations, from establishment to winding up.

We are well positioned to assist clients with their corporate compliance policies and procedures designed to prevent and detect violations of applicable law, regulations, rules and ethical standards by employees, agents and others. This involves legal risk management and internal controls.

We can help design, implement and monitor effective policies, programs, procedures and practices surrounding compliance by an organization with legal and regulatory requirements applicable to the organization's business activities as well as detection of potential violations of these legal and regulatory requirements by an organization's employees and other representatives.

Corporate and Commercial

We help clients meet their goals by effectively executing both routine corporate matters and high-stakes transactions that require innovative thinking and novel structures.

Our clients often look to us to provide legal counsel with respect to a multitude of legislative, regulatory, and governance issues that draw on our corporate experience.

In addition, we offer a full range of complementary resources, including respected experience in areas such as, government relations and corporate compliance.

We advise on a wide variety of corporate issues including: Corporate governance, Due diligence investigations, Foreign direct investment, Corporate structuring and restructuring and Commercial contracts.

Permits, Approvals and Document Services

Permits, Approvals and Document Services

  • Obtaining Expatriate Quota
  • Business Permit
  • Work/Residence Permit
  • Obtaining TIN
  • Obtaining VAT
  • Legal and Normal translations of documents to any language
  • Document Procurement – Police Character Certificates
  • Document Investigation and Verification
  • Document Notarization and certification
  • Employment Background Screening
  • Academic Verification
  • Professional Qualifications and Membership Verification
  • Directorships Check
  • Executive Screening Reference Requests
  • Corporate searches

Security, Technology, Information and Privacy Law

Security, Technology, Information and Privacy Law

  • We are conscious of the changing trend in technology and the accompanying legal challenges. Disruptive technologies are challenging traditional concept of our daily living. Cyberattack is a growing threat to businesses.

    Privacy and data protection is taking a center stage in global conversation. In the digital age, privacy has become a business enabler, rather than the cost. At Famsville, we believe in privacy and security of personal data; we also believe in the ability of data to advance commerce.

    Our team of seasoned practitioners go beyond offering you legal services; we understand your business model and the technology behind it.

    We advise on Data protection and privacy policy, Data breach and Risk management. We assist our clients with IT contracts, Software Development Agreement, End-User License Agreements, Technology Service Agreements and ensuring compliance with regulations. We act as Data Protection Officer and Data Security Officer. We assist our client with training on security and data protection policy using innovative tools to ensure they stay abreast with the industry knowledge curve.

Corporate Investigations White Collar Crimes

Corporate Investigations and White Collar Crimes

  • Globally, crime remains a scourge for public and private corporations. Lack of transparency and accountability in institutions plays a role in corporate failures. The imminent risk of reputation and economic loss increases pressure on corporate organisations to proactively manage, limit and prevent crime.

    We assist our clients’ with undertaking fact and evidence finding investigations, Instituting disciplinary proceedings, Advising on possible civil remedies, Liaising with law enforcement authorities, Undertaking due diligence investigations, Providing watching briefs in criminal trials, Completing internal assessments and formulating a tailored risk strategy focusing on prevention and detection of economic crimes, Vetting of suppliers and employees, Advising on best business practices and implementing an internal code of conduct, Developing tailored corporate compliance programs, and Investigating regulatory and policy breaches.

    We also undertake UK Bribery Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risk assessment, advise on Know Your Client (KYC) requirements, investigation of tender and procurement fraud, advising on applicable regulatory provisions, Advising on fiduciary duties of directors and measurement of the fraud and ethical climate within organisations and introducing appropriate awareness training.