Our Reputation – What do people say?

“very professional”, with a

“sound knowledge of the legal implication of issues and paid required attention to details”

– IFLR 1000, 2016 edition

“Very good and competent firm accustomed to international clients.”

“They have been very uniform and demonstrated legal diligence.

“We are extremely impressed.”

“Impressive, long-standing outfit. Very active and proactive. An ambitious and successful firm.”

“We hold them in high regard. They are very thorough and careful in the advice they provide.”

“Ultimately a formidable team.”

“An impressive outfit.”

“They added an extra degree of gravitas and argument to our proceedings.”

“A talented group of lawyers.”

– Chambers Global Guide to the Legal Profession, 2016 edition


“Templars has established itself as one of the regular top firms for Oil and Gas work, M&A, and private equity transactions especially’’.

“The firm has a top notch capital markets, project finance and banking practice which wins it roles on of the country’s biggest projects’’

“Clients recommend the firm as a “tried and tested’’ team for private equity work’’

– IFLR 1000, 2015 edition 

Templars is one of the market’s most active firms in the energy and infrastructure space when it comes to oil and gas, power, telecoms and general infrastructure.

In terms of practice areas, the team covers the whole spectrum, from M&A, financing and project development to disputes.
– IFLR 1000, 2014 edition 

 “The practitioners are also valued for their ability to see the big picture’’.

“They’re especially good at thinking holistically around the problem and flagging areas we hadn’t considered.”
The “bright and engaging” team “has good customer service and always thinks long-term.”
The team is “proactive, commercial and driven.”
The team “really understands the expectations of international clients.”
Clients are positive about the team’s commercial nous and ability to “get to the crux of the specific challenges.”
Foreign companies regularly seek the firm’s advice on setting up and carrying out business in Nigeria.
The firm’s dominance in the energy arena boosts its involvement in top-level financings.
The team is frequently seen on major matters in the oil and gas sector.
– Chambers Global Guide to the Legal Profession, 2014 edition 

The firm is “professional and high end”, “works to a timeline” and is “very quick, dynamic and really wanting to deliver at international standards”. “You never see any mistakes from them”.

“The team is described as “engaging” and “insightful” and “one of the better firms in terms of service”.
“The whole team at Templars showed good knowledge and professionalism…..very pragmatic”.
“They gave us a good “in” on the Nigerian side of things”.
“Very much in oil and gas”  “very good turnaround times”.
“Clients like the firm’s “deep bench”, which lets them “excel in project financing where you have a lot of moving parts”.
-IFLR 1000, 2013 edition 

“We were satisfied – full marks for responsiveness and very practical advice”.

“They have been very responsive and supportive with good-quality advice; they understand client service”.
“I continue to like working with Templars.” “They cover the broader spread”.
– Chambers Global Guide to the Legal Profession, 2013 edition   

“Templars is renowned for its business savvy and problem-solving approach to legal analysis”.

“They are very good at keeping in touch with their clients, and have a very proactive approach” and “They have done exceptionally well on financing deals”. 

-IFLR 1000, 2012 edition 

“One of the leading oil and gas firms.” “They were excellent in our finance work.” “The best for keeping you updated”
“Their overall legal strategy is very good – they’ve been very effective on a wide range of matters.”
“Pragmatic in closing deals.”
“This firm’s capabilities encompass considerable knowledge of the developing Nigerian derivatives market”.
 – Chambers Global Guide to the Legal Profession, 2012 edition