VATad Solicitors

is a passion-driven law firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to local and international corporates, SMEs and individuals. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, the firm has delivered quality legal services to clients for nearly two decades and has experience across various specialized areas of law practice.


The Firm is well-known for providing sector-specific, expert legal advice. We achieve this by understanding the peculiarity of each client’s transaction and skilfully providing the required solution, while ensuring our clients maximise their profitability.

Our Thinking


We steadfastly uphold the highest ethical and moral standards in our decisions, actions and communications


We strive to be timely, responsive, honest and respectful communication with our clients and with each other.


We pride ourselves on our creativity in applying the law to clients’ needs especially in complicated issues.


We believe the synergy of our combined individual contributions will elevate the success we achieve for our clients and our Firm.


Our dedication to clients is rooted in our belief that we are not just legal advisers to our clients but also stakeholders in their success.

Our vision at VATad is to be the premier boutique business law firm in Africa. We endeavor to set ourselves apart in an increasingly competitive marketplace by establishing a legacy of excellence and proficiency while constantly developing to improve client service and adapting to the ever-changing needs of our clients.

VATad exists to contribute to the socio-economic development of the African region through the provision of exceptional, innovative and commercially viable legal advice to business enterprises. We are keenly aware that the strength of the African economy lies in the growth of its private enterprises and we believe that the business solutions produced by our expert legal services encourage local and foreign investors alike to invest in the African economy.

Core Values
Our strategy in achieving our vision is upholding the following set of values that informs every decision that we take and the way in which we engage and interact with our clients.  

Dispute Resolution

Mediation and Negotiation

The Firm’s highly skilled and experienced lawyers identify the most appropriate fit for every client’s unique dispute.



The Firm’s litigation teams handles various general and commercial disputes and has represented clients before magistrate courts, State and Federal High Courts and Court of Appeal.

Energy & Natural Resources

Emphasis on Oil &Gas

Our adept knowledge of the Nigerian and global energy industries positions VATad as the go-to practitioners in respect of energy related matters.

Corporate Commercial

Our in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian Corporate Commercial space, rightly positions us as the legal practice of choice in this area.

Intellectual Property

In today’s fast-moving business environment where creativity is key, VATad believes that the protection of our clients’ intellectual property interests is vital to their commercial and corporate goals.

Foreign Vat Recovery

As an ancillary service, VATad runs the only foreign value added tax recovery service in Nigeria. We assist companies facilitate claims for recovery of VAT paid on services received in other jurisdictions.


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