Real Estate and Construction

Our Property team provides specialist advice on real estate and construction matters but remain focused on their clients’ objectives. They take a commercial approach to transactions to ensure that their clients’ commercial aims and risk profiles are achievable. We have acted for Offtakers in Offplan property developments as well as Developers of large residential estates in Lagos and Abuja. They are credited with innovating the concept of Flat Management companies in Nigeria and drafting rules and regulations for ownership and management.

We act for a variety of clients including developers, entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, celebrities, banks, investors, landlords and tenants across commercial property transactions, development projects and high value residential sales and purchases.  They take a commercial approach to transactions to ensure that their clients’ commercial aims and risk profiles are achievable.

They have a long history and extensive expertise in the following areas:

  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation and Arbitration

Project Financing

Due to our expertise in project finance transactions, our clients feel safe knowing that we are here to anticipate their every need and ensure their rights are covered in transactions ranging from the domestic to international markets.

Our experience includes:
  • Estate development
  • Structure development
  • Emerging market projects
  • Maintenance contracts
  • Operations contracts
  • Privatisations
  • Concessions

Asset Management

Our team advises asset managers, funds and investors on legal and regulatory matters, as well as on the formation, advancement, administration and restructuring of investment funds of all types, and the establishing, rearrangement and sale of fund management businesses.

Our experience includes:
  • Fund establishments
  • Regulatory reform, if and when necessary
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate transactions
  • Investment management
  • Taxation


We are actively engaged in advising on construction matters, contentious or otherwise.

We regularly advise on intellectual property rights i.e. trademark, patents, copyright etc.

Our experience includes:
  • Early dispute resolution settlements
  • Preparation and negotiation of projects documentations 
  • Infrastructure projects


We have a team of highly proficient lawyers with practical, in-depth experience in the manufacturing, automotive and related industries.

Our experience includes:
  • Product defects
  • Personal injury
  • Auto-cases
  • Contracts
  • Registration and maintenance

Key Contact

Managing Director, Chris Ogunbanjo Nominees

Omowunmi Sanni

Omowunmi Sanni leads the firm’s company secretarial and corporate governance Unit. She has over 16  years of legal experience and has gained experience in corporate law, corporate governance, and company secretarial matters before heading the company secretarial and corporate governance department of Chris Ogunbanjo LP.


  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (LL.B)
  •  Nigerian Law School (B.L).

Professional Affiliation

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN)
  •  Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC)
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