History & Overview

Babajide Koku & Co. was established by its principal partner, Mr. Babajide Koku, SAN in 1986 with the aim of building a practice that would provide comprehensive yet quality and trustworthy legal services to both local and international clientele. Since 1986, the Firm has grown to include a team with a deep and wide knowledge base and skill set, allowing it to expand in the range of services it can offer its clients today.

Babajide Koku & Co. has a good understanding of the diverse needs of local and international businesses across many industries. The Firm enjoys close professional relationship with law firms in most jurisdictions worldwide. Over the years, we have taken satisfaction in the feedback received from our clients in appreciation of our knowledge, skills, and our consistent delivery of effective solutions to their commercial and legal challenges.

The Firm has earned repute for itself in various areas of commercial law and litigation with a particular specialty in Maritime Law. Babajide Koku & Co. has amassed experience and deployed expertise over the course of almost three decades in a broad range of maritime projects and matters. In continuously so-doing, BKC has grown and retained trust over the years with clientele that include ship-owners, ship managers, banks, H&M and P&I Underwriters, international law firms, charterers, traders and the general shipping community.

Beyond Maritime law, the team at Babajide Koku & Co. are well-experienced and continuously-versed in advising and undertaking work for clients in the myriad of matters that concern taxation, alternative dispute resolution, corporate acquisitions and restructuring, property law, a wide variety of contractual agreements, economic and financial crime, transportation & insurance law, regulatory compliance, government levies and fees, Project Finance and Due Diligence reporting.

The Firm is able to tailor its services to offer clients legal advice on a ‘one-off’ basis or in consideration of a long-term relationship. Whatever our clients’ preference, our commitment at Babajide Koku & Co. is to always provide quality legal service at competitive fee rates and fair payments structures.

With offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, Babajide Koku & Co. is well equipped with agility, regional experience and the crucial expertise to provide its clients with timely advice and diligent legal representation.