Adroit & Deft is a duly registered Soliciting and Advocacy firm under the relevant laws and regulations of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We are a provider of soliciting and advocacy services with core competence in Corporate Legal and Secretarial Services. As a business enabler, we provide outsourced expertise in corporate legal compliance and administrative business support functions that allow you to concentrate on what you do best – Building Your Business.
Our team of qualified professionals provides value-added expertise in a range of business areas, including company formation and licensing, company maintenance, company secretarial, registered agent and registered office services, payroll, and general soliciting services.
Our team of experienced professionals is supported by modern technology and systems, delivering high-quality, fast, and efficient services to meet your specific needs. We work very closely with our business partners including accounting firms, financial, tax and legal advisors, to implement and manage solutions for our clients
Outsourcing corporate administration, compliance and business support functions to our specialists removes your company’s administrative burden, saves high staff expenditure, provides in-depth knowledge of intricate rules and regulations, and delivers cost-effective and efficient management of time-sensitive and confidential trans
Corporate Secretarial /governance services
- Incorporation/registration, licensing, and organization of all types of corporate entities
- Corporate restructuring, including amalgamations and share re-organizations
- Corporate Migrations/Continuances
- Provision of corporate directorship services
- Provision of a corporation as named secretary
- Provision of registered office and registered agent services
- Preparation for and attendance at directors’ and shareholders’ meetings
- Preparation of minutes
- Post incorporation due diligence
- Maintenance of statutory records
- Voluntary dissolution and winding up
- Equity Funding documentation and negotiation
- Performance of corporate due diligence reviews
- Applications for certain permissions and registration of foreign funds with the Central Bank
- Business office and address
Commercial & Corporate
Drafting and vetting of documents including Loan Agreements, Lease Deeds, Hypothecation Agreements, Overdraft Agreements, Secrecy Agreements, and Tripartite Agreements.
We advise and conduct searches on hypothecation, mortgage of real estate, charge, guarantees, assignment of actionable claim/debts/insurance and carry out statutory stamping and registration of loan documents at the Titles Registry.
Drafting and vetting of domestic and international Commercial contracts, relating to the supply, agency, distribution, manufacture, production, research, and development of products and services.
Company set up / Incorporation – Approval of name and drafting of Memorandum and Articles of Association, and registration of Company at the Corporate Affairs Commission.
We file statutory returns at the Corporate Affairs Commission and other regulatory government agencies in satisfaction of clients business statutory obligations. We also advise and ensure the client’s compliance with Corporate Governance Principles. We obtain business and work permits for clients where necessary.
We provide consultancy services on all matters relating to Company Law; Board, Committee, and Annual General Meetings. We cover and take minutes of such meetings and are able to meet clients’ needs on all matters arising from the Companies and Allied Matters Act as well as related Enactments.
We also handle legal documentation for mergers, amalgamations, takeovers, and other corporate services. This includes drafting of agreements and advice pertaining to Joint Ventures, equity funding, and Technical and Financial Collaborations under various industries including the Oil & Gas Industry.
Drafting conveyancing documents for property sale, lease and tenancy Agreements, Powers of Attorney, Lease Deeds etc. Title Verification- Search and registration of title documents at Lands Registry.
We handle the cases arising out of management of clients property particularly relating to recovery of possession, specific performance of agreements, partition, declaration and
injunction and eviction proceedings.
Human Resources/ Labour Law
Advise and prepare Employment contracts and agreements, advise on Labour and Industrial disputes With a view to settling same amicably. Advice on Workmen Compensation Laws, Trade Union Laws, Provident Fund, Gratuity, and Bonus payments.
Our Human Resource experts and partners are also available to assist you to recruit qualified and dedicated staff to ensure the success of your business.
We provide services relating to searches, preparation, and filing of applications/ documents for registration of Patent Rights, Trade Marks, Copyrights, and Designs.
- Probate and Letters of Administration
We prepare, register and obtain your Wills and Last testaments, Probate and Letters of Administration at the Probate Registry and leverage on our years of experience and expertise in that area to ensure your needs are met timeously.
Multi-jurisdictional coordination of services from set up to dissolution or migration of different types of entity
- Coordinated services and activities to effectively manage affairs and execute transactions
- Facilitation and coordination of all services to corporations including the provision of other professional advisors