Our Story

Rayfield Associates

Rayfield Associates “The Firm” is an international commercial and dispute resolution law firm which advises its clients on a broad spectrum of legal areas including Energy, Banking and Finance, Corporate law, Shipping, Regulatory, Government Affairs and Dispute Resolution. The Firm’s offices are located in Lagos and Abuja. Our legal know-how and expertise has been developed over the years from advising businesses, foreign investors, financial institutions, the diplomatic corps, international NGOs, as well as governments and public sector bodies.

Our focus is to provide proactive and commercially relevant advice of the highest quality, not only in the law, but also on best practice, thus weaving commercial, technical, legal and practical realities into a seamless whole.

With a risk management mind set, the Firm approaches every transaction with a commercial mind, seeking at all times to assist businesses and organisations achieve their goals. The firm is staffed with a team of highly experienced and competent lawyers and consultants, some of whom have practiced at all levels of the Nigerian court system and with over 100 years of cumulative active practical legal experience. 

Our Approach

The Firm’s approach is to provide focussed commercial advice to enable clients achieve their ultimate business objectives within the required time frame. Central to this approach is an understanding of each client’s specific needs and the business community and regulatory environment in which the client operates.

We work with a team of specialists handpicked to cater to specific industry and client needs, and are able to call upon our associate partners and experts in their respective fields.

Ranging from specialised areas like oil and gas, shipping, taxation, to all forms of dispute resolution, our team of associate partners provide a one stop shop for all legal needs, both in Nigeria and abroad.

Our dispute resolution team is ably supported by a team who are dedicated and committed to our ideals and goals.

We have a track record of big ticket transactions in the Nigerian market, and a solid foundation in managing and supporting highly successful businesses in Nigeria.

Committed to Helping Our Clients Succeed.

In addition to our pool of knowledgeable and experienced lawyers, Rayfield Associates also retains the services of a broad spectrum of advisers and consultants such as journalists, Quantity Surveyors and Valuers, Stockbrokers and Financial Analysts and Engineers and Architects, for their expertise and to assist in the prosecution of the firm’s assignments, where necessary.