Zircon Strategy is one of the leading real estate law firms in Nigeria. Our Attorneys possess extensive knowledge and experience on all aspects of real estate and construction law, with relevant networks within States in Nigeria. Our Attorneys are involved in some of the most complex transactions in the sector and are fully versed in the most current deal structures. In addition to our extensive real estate background, we also have excellent real estate dispute management and resolution knowledge, boasting a successful track record before trial and appellate courts alike. This experience not only enables us to steer clients efficiently through the dynamics of transactions, it also empowers us to negotiate beneficial arrangements for our clients.
Our Attorneys routinely advice on acquisitions, development, financing, construction, disposition, and disputes. We are often involved in the industry’s most sophisticated deals, boasting a national presence and notable experience in serving the real estate and construction sector. We represent commercial and residential developers, shopping center and office developers, property owners, real estate investment trusts, banks and lenders, investors, real estate brokerage companies, public and privately held companies, property management companies, general contractors and subcontractors, architects and engineers, building owners and manufacturers of construction products. We effectively identify unforeseen points of leverage that can give our clients an advantage in their businesses. Our Attorneys understand not only the law but also the business of real estate and construction.
Acquisition and Sale of Property
Title Examinations and Due Diligence
Perfection and Registration of Titles
Negotiation of Agreements, Contract Structuring and Drafting
Leasing and Purchase Options
Recovery of Premises
Joint Venture Developments, Property Financing and Mortgages
Boundary Disputes Management
Easements, Evictions and Historic Conservations
Set-Up and Administration of Homeowners Association
Real Estate Taxation
Real Estate Acquisitions, Dispositions and Leasing
Environmental Impact Assessments
Allocation, Land-Use and Zoning Transactions
Insurance and Indemnification Advisory
Lease Options and Right-Of-First-Refusal Arrangements
Purchase Agreement and Deeds Drafting
Real Estate and Construction Disputes
Property Development Transactions
Leasehold and Tenancy Arrangements
Estates and Property Management
We also assist in legal actions arising out of real estate and construction disputes, through various dispute resolution mechanisms, in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. We identify core issues and generate strategies for successfully managing such disputes. We are also able to assist our clients in dealing with other legal challenges emanating from the full spectrum of real estate transactions. Our Attorneys have significant knowledge and experience in relation to the fundamentals of construction law, disputes and risk mitigation. Our Attorneys stay informed on developments in the industry and on the laws that regulate the industry, in addition to consistent involvement in sophisticated real estate transactions; as such our prowess in deal structuring, profitability assessment, leverage identification, and liability protection is unrivalled.
We also represent lenders and borrowers in complex financing transactions involving commercial, residential, and industrial real estate. We advise on the origination, acquisition, and disposition of loans and interests in loans; formation of joint ventures, partnerships, limited liability companies, business trusts, and other investment vehicles; and generation of credit facilities with complex terms. We conduct high-stakes negotiations on behalf of both lenders and borrowers, and our Attorneys possess deep technical knowledge, negotiating skills, and business shrewdness.