ISBN 9789785769692
Pages 626
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2021
Publisher Safari Books, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Company Law and Practice in Nigeria

by Clement C. Chigbo

Company Law and Practice in Nigeria is a worthy roadmap in navigating the entire gamut of Nigerian Corporate law. It begins with a concise history of company law in Nigeria, examines the creation of companies, founding documents and contracts, corporate finance, officers, principles, corporate governance, filings, restructuring and taxation. It also captures and feeds readers on provisions of recent corporate legislations in Nigeria, namely the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020.

Unlike its contemporaries, Company Law and Practice in Nigeria extensively expatiates on the application of Company Law in practice, through a repository of recent judicial decisions. In addition, Business Names and Incorporated Trustees are not left out, as the book conveys statutory stipulations and regulatory prescriptions concerning their creation and operation in Nigeria.

The authors who are knowledgeable in the sphere of corporate law and practice have presented a topical book and it is highly recommended for companies, corporate lawyers, in-house counsel, attorneys, corporate academics, law students and persons seeking clarification on any aspects of Nigerian Corporate Law and Practice.

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About the Author

Clement C. Chigbo

Clement C. Chigbo, Associate Professor of Law, is a peripatetic multi-jurisdictional lawyer. He is a Solicitor of England and Wales, Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Registered Associate of the Supreme Court of the Bahamas and Attorney-at-Law (pro hac vice) of the Supreme Court of the Turks and Caicos Islands of the British West Indies. He has taught law at the Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen, the United Kingdom. He was formerly Head, Department of Private and Business Law, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. His major areas of interest in teaching, research and consultancy are Real Property Law and Conveyancing, Commercial and Corporate Law and International Commercial Arbitration. He had his undergraduate studies at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and his Post Graduate at the University of London and the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom.