Introducing Oakwell Partners

Our goal is to create value and consistently deliver high quality legal services to our clients across many jurisdictions, in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Oakwell Partners is a commercial law firm with strong focus on commercial practice, corporate governance and alternative dispute resolution. A one-stop legal services firm, it offers expert commercial legal advisory and representation services to its varied clientele.

Our office is strategically located in Lekki Phase 1, the emerging and vibrant commercial hub of Lagos Island, properly positioning us to respond to the business needs of our clients. We have active presence in Abuja, the capital of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and have also established efficient working relationships with law firms in strategic international centres of business, specifically, in London, New York and Kuala Lumpur, to meet the needs of our clients in Europe, North America and the Middle East /Asia (in some of the world’s major economic centres).

We deploy the best information and communication technology solutions to serve you in terms of keeping your records, rendering expert advise and help at very short notice, particularly for our clients whose transactions may be across different time zones.

Our approach is to work as a team with our clients to help them achieve their goals.


At Oakwell, we have identified certain fundamentals that give expression to our culture. At the core of who we are (our existence), is the need to create value for our clients.

Our People
We are committed to the growth of our people, such that everyone grows along with the firm.

We pride ourselves as being proactive partners to our clients, committed to helping them succeed.

We go beyond barriers to deliver customer satisfaction.

Our values are steeped in teamwork and group effort is key. Everyone is treated with respect and is expected to put the client and the firm’s interest before theirs.

We are able to understand our clients’ objectives and  assist them to achieve their goals.

We go the extra mile to exceed our clients’ expectations.

Based on our understanding of the importance of commercial transactions, bearing in mind the importance of time in commercial transactions, we encourage our clients to explore the use of mediation to resolve their disputes.

The following principles have formed our culture at Oakwell:

  • Timeliness
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Equity
  • Teamwork
  • Ethics
  • Differentiation