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Energy Disputes


Our specialisation and varied industry experience gives us a unique understanding of oil and gas industry claims and effective resolution strategies for disputes in the oil and gas industry arising between operators and the regulators, joint venture partners, contractor claims, host community and environmental claims.

Our lawyers as subject matter experts can advise on merit reviews, strategies and represent clients in all forms of dispute resolution platforms, including, expert determinations, conciliation, mediation, arbitration and litigation for energy related contractual disputes. Our pedigree also enables us effectively engage regulators on behalf of our clients to ensure their operations are legally compliant.


Advising an IOC in challenging a US$1.3bn claim by the Federal Government as back payments for gas flared during crude oil production.

Advising the operator of an oil and gas joint venture on the settlement of a project cost dispute.

Representing an IOC in a dispute relating to crude handling and allocation arrangements between two IOCs.

Advised a Fortune 500 IOC on an equity redetermination dispute with some of its partners in a unitized deepwater field.

Representing an IOC in challenging a fine imposed by the petroleum regulator in connection with an oil field blow-out.

Providing bespoke transactional, regulatory and legal advisory services to businesses and projects in Nigeria’s energy, resources and infrastructure sectors.


3rd Floor, South Atlantic

Petroleum Towers

1 Adeola Odeku Street

Victoria Island

Lagos, Nigeria

+ 234 1 7004603-5