Commercial Law in Nigeria
1B Otunba Adedoyin Ogungbe Crescent, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Who We Are
AK&Co. was founded in 1996 as a provider of value added and quality legal services to the Nigerian and International Business Community. We achieve this by developing practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients’ businesses succeed and grow. In addition to the services we provide to the private sector, we also provide legal services to government bodies, in order to, in part, support the community in which we expect all businesses to thrive.
We currently have a team of 14 lawyers situated across the commercial hubs of Lagos and Abuja, and we continue to grow in response to the needs of our clients. We also have representative offices in Port Harcourt and Calabar . We understand that optimal results are driven by the spirit of collaboration and, as such, our team works cohesively to harness the depth and breadth of their vast and significant capabilities in diverse areas of law, to provide solutions to the complex challenges often faced by businesses.
AK&Co.’s successes so far have been built on developing clear client-oriented strategies and our continued commitment to providing excellent legal service with integrity and objectivity.
AK&CO. was established in 1996 with the vision of being a one-stop centre to provide value added and quality legal services to the Nigerian and International Business Communities. The Firm provides a wide range of legal services mainly to private and public companies and has a substantial domestic and International practice. The Firm currently has 4 Partners, 12 Associates and 8 support staff with offices in Lagos, Abuja and a representative office in Calabar and Port Harcourt. It also has alliances with key Law Firms in Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Republic of Benin and Sierra Leone.
Its focus is providing clearly perceived legal work of the highest international standards while leveraging on the tax, consulting and business advisory background of its founding partners and varied experience of its entire staff.
Vision & Mission
To build a multi-disciplinary law Firm that delivers first class services as a catalyst for business change
To build a first class Law Firm grounded on integrity and service quality supported by exemplary Staff that share these traits and who are prepared to propound those values for the greater benefit of our Clients and the Legal profession.
Mrs Ronke Kazeem joined AK & Co. in 1998, after a successful Law practice experience at the Law Firm of Abraham Adesanya & Co., where she gathered significant litigation and negotiation skills. Mrs Kazeem was also previously engaged at Lombard Insurance Ltd, where she had risen to the position of Claims Manager after a career in insurance spanning the course of a decade. Prior to assuming the position of Ag. Managing Partner at AK & Co., Mrs Kazeem was Partner in charge of Intellectual Property and Company Secretarial Services at the Firm.
She currently sits on the board of several companies with diverse interests, and is the Managing Director of AK Nominees Management Services Ltd., a provider of corporate management and trustee services.
An astute litigator, Mrs Kazeem has litigated and provided advice on several commercial transactions involving corporate, insurance, property and IP matters, and is atrusted provider of corporate structuring and re-structuring advice to several of the Firm’s clients.
She is a member of several professional associations including the Nigeria Bar Association, International Bar Association, Intellectual Property Lawyers Association of Nigeria and the International Trademark Association.
University of Lagos, LLB (Hons)
Nigerian Law School (BL)Show more +