Stillwaters Law Firm is a multiple award-winning law firm of legal practitioners, trademark and patent agents in Africa. The firm was established in 2001 through the merger of two reputable and diverse law firms, namely Nwokedi, Bassey Co., a corporate commercial law practice firm and Stillwaters Law Firm, a firm specializing in intellectual property law. The merger resulted in the expansion of legal expertise in the field of corporate commercial law, intellectual property, media-entertainment-technology and sports (METS), and litigation and dispute resolution; and also created access, especially in its intellectual property practice, into new geographical jurisdictions in the African continent, namely, OAPI and Angola.
Over the years, the firm has acquired an enviable reputation for rendering efficient, time-conscious and high-quality professional representations in its areas of specialization. The firm continues to be ranked in the top tier index by IFLR 500, Chambers, WTR and NIPM.
At Stillwaters Law, we take pride in establishing the right legal environment for clients to achieve their goals, advising and offering legal solutions to issues by combining jurisdictional expertise in various legal systems and business contexts with an extensive international background network. Practice representative clients include over 800 foreign and local multinationals, private entities, public quoted companies, financial institutions, industries, small and medium-size businesses and individual entrepreneurs.
The intellectual depth and experience of the firm ensure its capability to adapt to the client’s objectives and complexities in transactions. We value continuing education as a means to keeping abreast with today’s challenges and also complement our efforts with a comprehensive law library, use of modern technology, relationship with international law firms and members’ continuing legal education scheme and frequent participation at conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide.
Professionalism, flexibility and innovation are the hallmarks of our practice. We value professional excellence, and outstanding results and realize they both require creativity and hard work. With over 125 years of combined partnership practice experience, we strive to gain every legal advantage for our clients while upholding the principles behind our guiding goal of PEOPLE, INTEGRITY and SERVICE as a driving force steering our entire practice.
The firm operates from Lagos, Enugu, Abuja, Duala-Cameroon (OAPI) and Luanda.