Welcome to The Lawsmiths


The Lawsmiths is an Investment and Energy Law Firm operating from Broad Street in the heart of the Central Business District of Lagos Island, Lagos State. We are located within Ten minutes’ walking distance of the Commercial/Civil Divisions of the High Courts of Lagos State and Court of Appeal, Lagos Division as well as within a walking distance of the headquarters of Nigeria’s topmost financial institutions and business conglomerates.

We have a sophisticated energy law and business law practice as well as a dynamic commercial litigation practice that emphasises effective negotiation when possible and tenacious litigation whenever necessary. We specialize in corporate and commercial transactions, trade and investment and energy (electricity), regulatory affairs, legislation, litigation, arbitration.

We strive, at all times, to understand our client's business objectives fully and thereafter craft novel, cutting-edge, efficient and cost-effective solutions as are required in the circumstances to ensure that our clients’ objectives are achieved.

Welcome to efficient and cost-effective solutions.


"The Lawsmiths' attention to small details and determination to see assignments  through to a conclusion helped to ensure a successful privatisation of Nahco.  We  couldn't have done it without you" - Julius Bala, Director-General, Bureau of Public  Enterprises (2003 - 2005) on The Lawsmiths' role as BPE's Legal Advisers  on the  privatisation of Nahco Plc in 2005.