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img_4When I came in for a consultation, I wasn't even sure of my legal options. Stefan at Bridgeton Partners took time to understand my commercial zoning problems and saved me a lot of frustration and headache with the government offices. All of my Permit issues are solved! I look forward to working with them on future construction.
----567 Investment. Lagos, Nigeria
Legal Services
Real Estate
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Bridgeton’s real estate practice represents partnerships, corporations, joint ventures and individuals in connection with commercial, industrial and residential real estate.
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Clients include lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants and developers of office and residential buildings, shopping centers and other complexes. We manage commercial and residential properties as well as individual units for investors and absent owners.

Bridgeton's real estate lawyers·provide representation regarding:

  • Development
  • Investment
  • Financing
  • Restructuring
  • Construction loans
  • Troubled real estate loans
  • Creditor's rights enforcement
  • Litigation
 
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
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Bridgeton’s litigation practice is dedicated to helping clients resolve business disputes effectively and efficiently.
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Bridgeton’s litigators are well-equipped to do battle in the courtroom when necessary and also skilled in the arts of counseling and negotiation. Bridgeton’s litigation practice strives to understand the client's goals and achieve them cost-effectively, creatively and professionally in teamwork with the client.

Bridgeton’s litigators handle a wide variety of contested matters in courts, arbitrations and alternative Dispute resolutions.

 
Corporate & Securities
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Year in, year out, our corporate lawyers handle many of the most complex transactions and significant business matters on behalf of leading companies and financial institutions around the world.

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Our area of specialty includes, but not limited to :

  • Antitrust
  • Broker-Dealer and Market Regulation
  • Capital Markets
  • Compliance and Advisory
  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit
  • Environmental
  • Financial Institutions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
 
Oil & Gas
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oil-wideBridgeton Partners provides first-rate legal support to multinational oil and gas companies in Nigeria, as well as prospective foreign investors desirous of taking advantage of the vast potentials in Nigeria’s buoyant oil and gas sector. We handle and review agreements/instruments around which oil and gas transactions are structured to ensure conformity with the various Nigerian statutes.

 
Financial Sector
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iStock_000011075451XSmallBridgeton’s practice provides a comprehensive range of legal services for financial institutions, local and foreign investors, lenders and corporate borrowers, financial advisers and underwriters.

Our in-depth knowledge of financial, commercial and tax laws, complemented by a working relationship with the financial institutions help us in delivering cutting edge service to our clients. We adopt a practical and commercial approach to solving problems and we pride ourselves on our uncommon flexibility in responding to client’s needs.

 
Admiralty & Maritime
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The field of maritime law presents many pitfalls for those unfamiliar with its precepts and the maritime industry.
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Our firm is actively involved in the provision of a wide variety of maritime and admiralty services, such as negotiation and documentation of contracts for carriage of goods by sea, vessel financing, the sale, purchase, mortgage or charter of ships, marine insurance, voyage and bareboat charter parties and regularly liaise with the relevant regulatory agencies in this regard.

Bridgeton Partners also specializes in defending claims against ship owners and charterers in the blue water shipping, coastwise, tug barge and fishing industries on behalf of shipping interests, P&I clubs and international marine underwriters. Typical claims include:

  • Collision
  • Cargo damage and bills of lading
  • Defense of seamen’s personal injury and death
  • Ship repairer liability
  • Oil and hazardous substance spills
  • Wreckremoval and salvage
  • Maritime liens and vessel arrest
  • Charter parties and towage contracts
  • Marine insurance coverage
  • Maritime products liability
  • Vessel finance

Bridgeton Partners has the proven advantage of bringing the full range of the Firm’s experience to its maritime and admiralty practice, including business acquisitions, international transactions, liens, insurance regulations, consumer protection, liaison with governmental and administrative agencies, corporate formation, tax, real estate, land use, labor and employment problems, antitrust, finance and potential white collar criminal defense and regulatory compliance issues.