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Energy & Mining

CLP Legal provides regulatory, advisory, legal, transactional, and litigation support for clients in the oil and gas and power sectors.  The firm has advised on acquisitions, disposals and financing in Nigeria’s oil and gas, power and water sectors, licensing of exploration rights, energy projects and energy trading.

The firm is a pioneer in gas pollution litigation in Nigeria, having successfully defended one of Nigeria’s oil majors in the first gas pollution case in Nigeria and multiple claims involving another oil major in respect of its gas pipelines.

We were involved in the production of a draft Local Content Bill for the National Assembly in 2002 and the key provisions in the draft are reflected in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act, 2010.