Law & Taxes

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria will advise you on all matters of commercial law and taxation relating to national peculiarities.

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Our consulting activities in Nigeria focus on commercial law, business formation and information on companies and creditworthiness.

We offer the following services:

General advice on Nigerian law

The delegation advises and supports you in your business activities in Nigeria and in cross-border legal issues, especially in the areas of

  • Labour law
  • distribution right
  • Commercial and corporate law
  • tax law
  • public procurement law

On request, we can assist you in drafting and reviewing contracts, preparing legal opinions and correspondence with the local authorities - e.g. when applying for approval of your company as a temporary employment agency or for accreditation to participate in public tenders in Nigeria.



Company foundations

We offer you legal support in establishing GmbHs, representative offices and branches in Nigeria.

Directory of law firms and tax advisors

If you need legal support in Nigeria in addition to advising the delegation, we can help you find law firms and tax advisors. The mentioned law firms have German Desks or lawyers who are specialized in the support of German clients.

Support in customs matters

The customs experts of the Delegation of German Industry and Commce in Nigeria will advise and support you with the import of goods to Nigeria and help you with difficulties with customs clearance.