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We are a medium – standing international law firm with physical offices in Nigeria and Canada. At JED Solicitors, our fused resources are dedicated to provide efficient, client-tailored legal advice and cutting-edge representation to a vast and diverse array of local and international clientele including, but not limited to, governments, ministries, parastatals, international organizations, private and public institutions, corporate and non-corporate persons, foreign embassies and commissions. Our scope of practice covers all aspects of legal work with specialization in all aspects of Civil, Criminal and Constitutional Litigation, Quasi-criminal Litigation, International Law and Treaties, Arbitration, Human Rights law, Investment law, Employment Law, Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Tax Law, Securities Law, Banking Law and International Finance

Our range of commercial expertise includes joint ventures, franchising agreements and trading and distribution agreements.

With our knowledge and experience in the area of international law, public law, property law, arbitration, corporate structuring and governance, we are able to advice our clients not only on the law but also on the best risk-averse practice to adopt. Our arsenal of legal tools are protectively deployed to not only shield our clients from avoidable risks but to also effectively combat any opponent in an increasingly competitive and litigious world.

The firm’s tax work also covers all business activities including insurance, stamp duty, VAT, and matters pertaining to industrial relations.

We have been active in the Oil & Gas Industry and have only recently been involved in providing advice in the bidding rounds for Oil Mining Leases & Oil Prospecting Leases and have been involved in settling of complex Joint Operating Agreements, Farm Out Agreements and the likes.

We also act for governments, Commercial Companies, financial institutions and private concerns on a wide range of matters including Public Private Partnerships (PPP), real and personal property transactions, joint ventures, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, equity issues, and venture capital. We are active in the development of advanced funding techniques to take advantage of emerging trends in the domestic and international capital markets. The firm is particularly proficient in this area, and our experience has included successfully acting [together with others] in offering transactional advice to Governments and/or other concerns regarding PPP, Contractor in the innovative Loan Syndication/Project Financing Of Telecommunications Infrastructure liaising with Equipment Vendors, Local & International Club Of Creditors, GSM Licence Holders, etc as well as acting in foreign currency denominated trade finance, capital market issue, public offer and Consortium Resource Investment Fund.

Our principal partners, Messrs Kingsley Jesuorobo and Sivbone Edu boast intercontinental legal training and exposure. The duo has over 40 years of combined practice experience. Mr. Jesuorobo has obtained legal training and practice experience in both Nigeria and Canada, and he is called to Nigeria and Ontario, Canada Bars. Mr. Edu has obtained legal training in Nigeria, UK and USA, and has been intensely involved in legal practice in Nigeria where he is called to Bar.

With our highly trained and experienced staff, professional strategy and other technical resources at our disposal, we undertake large and complex transactions or litigation or consultancy work at short notice and complete them quickly and efficiently. We assure that with clear thinking and a full understanding of the law, we come up with practical advice and action to fully satisfy our clients’ needs.

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Our principal partner, Mr. Jesuorobo, is a Barrister, Solicitor and Notary Public in Ontario Canada. He is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He has been the head of the award-wining Canadian law firm of Kingsley Jesuorobo & Associates in Canada. In June 2010, Mr. Jesuorobo was featured as one of the ten most influential Nigerians in Canada by the Planet Africa Magazine. Mr. Jesuorobo has guest-lectured at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, under the sponsorship of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Fahamu Refugee Program. He has also guest-lectured at York University, Toronto,

Our principal partner, Mr. Edu, studied for a Master’s of law degree at the University of London, United Kingdom. He is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Member of International Fiscal Association, London. Mr. Edu has, for several decades, been the managing partner of Edu, Edu & Co. [Solicitors], a Nigerian law firm . Mr. Edu has contributed to the Journal of International Banking Law, England. He is also a member of several social and investments societies across continents.