F.O. Akinrele & Co (“F.O. Akinrele” or “the Firm”) was established in 1959 and is led by a combination of Senior Advocates of Nigeria and lawyers specialising in diverse practice areas, including: Corporate & Commercial Law, Finance & Capital Markets, Maritime Law, Aviation Law, Transport Law, Oil & Gas Law and Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

F.O. Akinrele is a full service, integrated law firm and has over the past five decades, acquired substantial experience in the delivery of high quality legal advice to both public and private clients, including multi-national and local corporations. The firm is now internationally recognised for its ability to provide specialist legal advice and solutions to a wide range of clients.

The firm has been actively involved in rendering advice to both local and international airline operators on a broad spectrum of issues relating to the airline industry and also advised regulatory agencies of the government on PPPs, privatisations and ratification of the Cape Town Convention and also drafted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Act, 2006 now in effect and other related airline industry policies.

The firm was involved in the comprehensive negotiations with the Nigerian government, which culminated in the establishment of Virgin Atlantic in Nigeria as national carrier.

The firm has also advised on several transactions involving financing institutions as regards the creation of security interests upon acquisition of commercial (passenger) aircrafts, aircraft finance and chartering arrangements

188 Awolowo Road
Ikoyi, Lagos
Tel: +234 1 463 0283 / +234 1 463 0470 2 / +234 1 295 2042
Fax: +234 1 269 2889 / +234 1 4630 473