TEMPLARS is a leading African law firm, advising clients across sectors and geographies to provide innovative solutions to their most pressing business challenges.

We apply initiative thinking to develop practical and insightful solutions to complex problems facing business leaders and disruptors.

Our clients include global and regional business giants, market disruptors and some of Africa’s most exciting start-ups. We provide comprehensive advice to global energy firms, leading financial institutions, manufacturing companies, and disruptive technology and a wide range of businesses. And we we act and advise on the most important and complex disputes in our market.

To be the legal advisers of choice for the industry leaders of today and tomorrow

TEMPLARS was founded to fill a gap in the market for high quality legal advice with a commercial imperative. After nearly thirty years in business, we have never lost our commercial focus.

Provide high quality, commercially grounded advice that solves our clients‘ business challenges, and sets them up for success.

Tier 1

across all our practice groups by all the leading international legal Directories.




partners across Nigeria and Ghana.

We solve problems

We solve complex problems for industry leaders and disruptors. Our clients include global energy firms, disruptive technology businesses and some of West Africa’s most exciting start-ups.

Relishing complexity

We relish complexity and we are constantly looking for new and innovative solutions.

World class legal advice

We have advised on some of the largest transactions and disputes in the region and hold close working relationships with the leading global law firms.

Extensive expertise

We have extensive expertise helping clients to navigate the intricacies of Africa’s legal and commercial landscape.

We are committed to client care and developing long-term relationships

Embracing new challenges

Our advice is always rooted in a deep understanding of our client, their industry, and their unique commercial challenge.

We embrace new challenges, relish complexity, and bring innovative thinking to solve our clients’ most pressing business needs.

We pride ourselves on delivering advice that is concise, impactful, and practical in the face of complexity.

Our values drive us as a firm

Client centric

Everything we do starts with an understanding of our client and the context they operate in. This means our advice is focused on helping them achieve their commercial goals.


Our advice is bespoke and tailored to our clients and their objectives. We are constantly challenging ourselves to think differently in the face of complexity.


We combine intellectual rigour with practical and actionable advice.


We see ourselves as an extension of our clients, embedding ourselves in their industry and understanding their challenges. We nurture ideas and entrepreneurism from the most junior to the most senior member of the firm.

Award winning legal services

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Responsible Business

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