star law firm.

mission statement.

“The Star Law Firm mission is to ensure that a well-informed, prepared and motivated team to always exceed the expectations of all of our Clients and to fully support our Firm's strategy”. Star Law firm experienced team specialise in providing legal services throughout Nigeria and other countries through our Partner network program. We have extensive experience handling legal transactions for our clients including but not limited to property and business conveyance, commercial leasing, general property law, wills and estates, legal drafting, business law consulting, family law, energy law, crude oil facilitation, vessel registration in over 50 countries, secret or open relocation and general legal advice. We pride ourselves on delivering a prompt and professional service for all legal matters, keeping what is usually an important transaction as smooth, easy and stress free as it should be for our Clients".

The Energy and Maritime attorneys of Star Law Firm use their skills and unique knowledge to advocate for, as well as advance, the interests of our clients in the courtroom, at the negotiating table, in the boardroom, and in all aspects of their businesses. Our Energy and Maritime team possesses significant transactional and regulatory experience, and are well-versed in the dispute resolution process, ranging from mediation and arbitration to litigation and appeals. Our team of experienced attorneys has worked as inside and outside counsel within the industry, with backgrounds and training that complement their practice areas. With that experience, we strive to learn our clients’ businesses in order to help them grow their businesses, as well as advance their interests. It is on record that we give a full range of services on exploration, field development, production, transportation and trading of both crude oil and finished products. These services include, drafting and review of Production Sharing Contracts (PSC), Joint Venture Partnerships (JV’s), advise on acquisition of requisite permits and licenses from Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), NNPC, and other government bodies or agencies charged with the regulation of the oil industry in Nigeria; drafting agreements for the provision of 3D seismic surveys, reviewing lease agreements for oil rigs, purchase agreements for gas scrubbing plants etc. We have also at various times been parts of consortiums that have advised and raised funds for development of some oilfields and related projects. We have achieved success for our clients in each of the following areas of the Energy and Maritime field. You will find that from negotiating Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation contracts, to buying and selling vessels, to assisting in navigating the regulatory landscape, to defending our clients in property, contractual, personal injury, and wrongful death disputes, to advocating for our clients at intermediate appellate courts and board meetings. Presently our involvement include; Conducted due diligence on and prepared a Share Purchase Agreement for a client emanating from their acquisition of a stake in a Marginal Oil Field. Advised a client on employee relations vis-a-vis threatened union action by their staff. Co- counsel on a crude oil sale transaction. Advised on equipment financing re acquisition of long term assets by a client. The arrest and release of a few ships in Nigerian waters. Mediation between cargo owners and ship owners. The release of cargo owners goods after there was a grounding which caused delays in the delivery. Handling issues of maritime lien arising from the non-payment of crew wages, Drafting of voyage/time charterparties. Issues relating to general average, marine insurance, ship acquisition and registration amongst many others.

practice areas.

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“The Star Law Firm mission is to ensure that a well-informed, prepared and motivated team to always exceed the expectations of all of our Clients and to fully support our Firm's strategy”. Star Law firm experienced team specialise in providing legal services throughout Nigeria and other countries through our Partner network program. We have extensive experience handling legal transactions for our clients including but not limited to property and business conveyance, commercial leasing, general property law, wills and estates, legal drafting, business law consulting, family law, energy law, crude oil facilitation, vessel registration in over 50 countries, secret or open relocation and general legal advice. We pride ourselves on delivering a prompt and professional service for all legal matters, keeping what is usually an important transaction as smooth, easy and stress free as it should be for our Clients".