Family law is concerned with the law regulating the affairs of the basic unit of co-existence, the family. The concept of the Nigerian family law was adopted from the English legal system and the Traditional/customary practices that may uphold. Matters on adoption, peaceful co-existence, guardianship, ward maintenance and inheritance are managed within the scope of family law and practice.

The Firm’s Family law team has a proven track record in successfully advising and representing clients on a wide range of sensitive family law issues. These include:

  1. Civil partnerships & dissolution
  2. Divorce & separation agreements
  3. Domestic violence & injunctions
  4. Family property & inheritance disputes
  5. Adoption & Guardianship
  6. Child Rights’
  7. Financial disputes following relationship breakdown
  8. Property disputes following relationship breakdown