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Established in 1989, KTTuraki is one of Nigeria’s leading law firms rendering legal services and advice for some years now to a broad spectrum of local and international clients on diverse corporate and commercial matters.

At K.T.Turaki & Co., we fuse sound legal counsel with prudent business nuances, superior advocacy, and personal and responsive service.

With offices in Abuja and Kano, our current locations, we provide a very comprehensive range of transactional, litigation, advisory and several support services to a vast array of clients ranging from individuals through start-up and small businesses to multi-nationals and governments.

Over the years, we have served as advisers to individuals and organisations in need of an indigenous firm with high international standards. As a result of the quality of services we provide, we are highly sought after by prospective clients.

Our clients include Federal Government, State Governments, Regulatory Agencies, Multinational Corporation, Individuals, etcetera.


General Litigation and ADR

The firm has conducted cases at various levels of court. When disputes occur, we devise and implement the right strategy towards solving the dispute. Our lawyers are versed in litigation practice in various aspects of the law as it relates to court and arbitral processes/proceedings.
We also have experience in arbitration, mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. We have extensively represented individuals and multinationals, corporations, including big and small companies in various contentious matters requiring legal expertise. Our services also extend to domestic and international arbitration, negotiation, conciliation and mediation.

Election Petition

The firm’s experience and competence in this area of law is unparalled. The firm has successfully prosecuted and defended various election matters across different courts, tribunals, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court and in relation to all classes of election matters into all elective offices in Nigeria. These include Local Government elections, States’ Legislative and Gubernatorial elections, Elections into the National Assembly as well as that of the office of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


We regularly advise some of the major investment and commercial banks as well as other financial institutions operating in Nigeria. The firm provides comprehensive advice on all domestic and international banking operations including secured, unsecured, multi-currency and syndicated lending arrangements. We have tremendous experience in the recovery of debts owed to Banks and other financial institutions.

Oil and Gas

Advising on acquisition of oil & gas licence, obtaining accreditation for oil drilling & oil service companies, obtaining consent/approvals for assignment of oil leases, negotiation & dealing with government authorities & relevant companies & financial institutions, agreements & arrangement in oil & gas projects, compensation & claims, legal aspects of environmental impact assessment of oil projects.


Many of our corporate, banking, securities and real estate transactions have been tax-driven, and we have done extensive contentious work for leading taxpayers. Our tax experts advise clients on diverse range of tax issues in Nigeria. These include Federal, Corporate and Individual Taxation, Petroleum Sector taxation, General tax liabilities such as Value Added tax and Capital Gains tax, General Tax Planning and Tax Litigation, etc. We have also advised real estate developers and other investors on structures to manage their exposure to capital gains tax, income tax, stamp duty and the diverse State (as distinct from Federal) taxes that would ordinarily burden their transactions. Our tax practice is second to none in Nigeria. Peers and clients alike recognize our tax lawyers for their creativity and skillful resolution of difficult tax controversies. Our tax group enjoys a deserved reputation for high quality work. We have counselled several corporate taxpayers on informal attempts to resolve their differences with the authorities, usually in respect of withholding tax, pay-as-you-earn deductions and stamp duty. We have also represented a number of the nation’s largest taxpayers and leading tax accountants in both informal administrative proceedings and in litigation in the courts at every level.

Labour and Employment

We provide employment-related services including rendering legal advisory services on Nigerian labour law, preparation and reviewing of employment contracts, procurement of expatriate quotas, engagement with trade unions and industrial disputes resolution.


All aspect of legal services & advice to ship-owners, managers, charterers, cargo interest, insurers & financiers, litigation & arbitration of disputes relating to cargo & charter parties, insurance and other marine related matters, collision, salvage operations, personal injury & injury to ships and their operations, investigating all aspects of maritime casualty amid oil pollutions.

Corporate and Commercial Practice

Advising on and drafting general commercial contracts; Advising on effects and implications of various documentation involved in International Trade; Commercial and secured lending, project and trade finance; Advising on, preparation of and perfection of Securitisation and Financial Documents – Guarantees, Bonds, Mortgages, Debentures, Bills of Sale, Equipment leases etc.
Incorporation of Limited Liability Companies and Incorporated Trustees in Nigeria; Advising on and effecting compliance with mandatory Statutory returns to the Corporate Affairs Commission and other relevant bodies; Company Secretarial Services; Registration of Partnerships and Sole Proprietorships; Advising on and effecting Contentious and Non – contentious Liquidations, Receiverships. Diversification Efforts, Schemes of Arrangement and other Reconstruction; Asset purchases, Sales, Leases, Exchanges and other Contracts related to operating businesses, Public Issues, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Restructurings, Joint Ventures; Trade Combines. Advising on compliance with corporate registration especially Banking, Insurance; Business laws, Stock Exchange and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements; Preparation of Contracts of Employment, Staff Trust Deed, Pension Schemes, and obtaining regulatory approvals thereof.
We have also done a number of advisory works in the area of public procurement as well as conducting litigation in cases of non-compliance.
Our company secretarial group services several private and public blue chip companies. Our cordial relationships with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), the NIPC and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ensures a speedy response in obtaining and delivering requisite permits and approvals for our clients

Property Practice

At K. T. Turaki & Co., our real estate team handles the entire property life-cycle, from acquisition and development through to letting and disposal.
Clients come to us from across the sector for advice on their office, retail, hotel and leisure; infrastructure and logistics.
We assist them with:
• Major acquisition and disposals
• Letting, sale and leaseback arrangements
• Real estate finance, including commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions
• Real estate tax structures
• Real estate aspects of restructuring and insolvency work, including enforcement of security
• Real estate outsourcing.

We take pride in our ability to bring deep technical skills to strong client relationships. We offer advantages arising from our proven capability in dealing with challenges that arise in large scale corporate finance transaction in the real estate sector.


  1. K. T. Turaki, SAN, FCIArb
  2. Abdulaziz Ibrahim, Esq., LLB (HONS), BL
  3. Nasiru Sai’du, LLB (HONS), BL
  4. Kura Abubakar Balarabe, LLM, LLB (HONS), BL
  5. Ahmad Ghazali Muazu, LLB (HONS), BL
  6. Abdullateef M. Idris, LLB (HONS), BL
  7. Chiemezie Ekenji, LLB (HONS), BL
  8. Eteowo E. Samuel, LLB (HONS), BL
  9. Mukhtar B. Usman, LLB (HONS), BL
  10. Amaka M. Illoh, LLM, LLB (HONS), BL
  11. Victor Oruno, LLB (HONS), BL
  12. Abubakar Abdulkadir, LLB (HONS), BL
  13. Samson Okpetu, LLB (HONS), BL
  14. Ghazali Datti Ahmad, LLB(HONS),BL,MBCL
  15. Rabiu Ibrahim Yaura, LLB(HONS),BL,MBCL


  1. Barr. Garba Gajam – Former Hon. Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Zamfara State
  2. Barr. Adeyemi Kamaldeen Ajibade – Hon. Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kwara State


  1. Michael Segun Oni
  2. Gbenga Oni
  3. ⁠Henry Silas
  4. ⁠Benjamin Silas
  5. ⁠Innocent Ikani
  6. Daniel Jumba


K.T.Turaki’s law firm has an up-to-date library stocked with books.