About Bridgeforte Attorneys
Bridgeforte Attorneys is the product of a merger of three Law Firms: Brickfield LP, Brookwood Associates and Raregem Solicitors. The Firm is peopled with Lawyers that have acquired decades of experience. We are a Client-centered, industry-focused Law Firm, uniquely positioned to assist our Clients’ to achieve their business objectives in Nigeria.
We, seek firstly, to understand our Client’s unique business and industry to enable us seamlessly meet their peculiar needs. Our highly skilled and experienced professionals consistently deliver results to our Clients. Our cross-border Of-Counsel relationship with some foreign qualified Solicitors adds an international perspective and outlook to our work while we leverage on technology in addressing our clients’ needs. With over 40 years of pooled experience, our Lawyers are seasoned, knowledgeable, and understand the peculiarities of each sector they work in, always striving to give our Clients cost-effective services delivered in a professional, ethical and innovative manner.
Our confidence and pride are in our Client’s satisfaction, and we consistently reassess our objectives in alignment with our Client’s business needs. With the Firm’s pooled experience of over four decades, our services and legal solutions are designed to impute premium value-add to our Client’s business. The Firm leverages on the individual competencies and experiences of its Partners and the outcome of rigorous peer debates on each case file. Our Lawyers operate both on site and remotely where necessary to meet each Client’s expectations in a timely manner. Our administrative staff are also dedicated to the Firm’s value which primarily is to satisfy our Clients and bring them a step closer to their commercial objectives.
Facts on Nigeria and its Economy
Welcome to Nigeria | Barka da zuwa! Ndewo! Kaabo!
Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy as well the 26th largest economy in the world in terms of nominal GDP, and the 24th largest in terms of purchasing power parity. Her capital city is Abuja while Lagos is the commercial epicenter of the country.
Nigeria has more than 250 ethnic groups with varying languages and customs, creating a country of rich ethnic diversity. The three largest ethnic groups are the Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo. Together, these major groups account for more than 70% of the population. Other groups are the Edo, Ijaw, Fulnai Kanuri, Urhobo-Isoko, Ibibio, Ebira, Nupe, Gbagyi, Jukun, Igala, Idoma and Tiv which comprise between 25 and 30%; other minorities make up the remaining 5% of the population. Nigeria is one of two countries from Africa among 11 Global Growth Generator countries. Her manufacturing sector has become the largest on the continent since 2013 and it produces a large proportion of goods and services for the West African subcontinent.
With a population of about 206 million inhabitants as of late 2019, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world. Lagos is her most populous city. Of this number, about 91 million are under 30 years and many of them are technology savvy, which translates to a huge demand for goods and services across various sectors. At Bridgeforte Attorneys, we aim to be our Client’s partner in seamlessly navigating investment decisions and procedure, as well as tackling any risk that may arise while doing business in Nigeria. Our practice covers the various facets making up Nigeria’s diverse business sectors.