Who We Are

In most common law countries lawyers have many options over the course of their careers.

  • Prosecution of Criminal Suspects
  • Advocacy in Administrative Hearings
  • Protecting Intellectual Property

Top Lawyers

Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge.

  • Oral Argument in the Courts
  • Research and Drafting of Papers
  • Client Intake and Counseling

Legal Advice

Application of principles of law to the concrete facts in order to advise the client what to do next.

  • Case Evaluation and Strategy
  • Analysis of Legal and Factual Issues
  • Mediation, Arbitration, Reference

Practice Areas

Our core practice areas are —

  • General advocacy and litigation
  • General contracts and commercial laws
  • Debt recovery actions
  • Telecommunications law and practice
  • Real estate practice and advisory
  • Criminal Law litigations and practice
  • Immigration law
  • Company and corporate law practice
  • Capital market law and practice
  • International mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • ICT regulatory expertise and practice

What we stand for

Underlying our practice is a strong client focus, developed and established over a decade of litigation, advocacy and alternative dispute resolution. The institutional memory of our varied engagements further strengthens our client handling skills, as does the most modern feedback mechanisms.

Today our clients are diversified and span from individuals through corporates in banking and finance.

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SAL TERRAE SOLICITORS offer general legal services based on a pedigree of unassailable excellence, expertise and experience. This is provided by the professional insight and know-how of our Partners and Associates. We approach each brief with great attention to its details, nuances and peculiarities. This enables us thoroughly challenge the questions in issue before providing succinct and quality answers that deliver the desired result for our clients.

To be one of Nigeria’s best-rated law firms, dynamic and powered by technology, giving cutting edge solutions to the full satisfaction of our clients’ briefs, while maintaining the highest professional ethics.

In our nearly two decades of practice, our partners and associates have excelled in diverse branches in the legal practice. They are assisted by a Legal Secretary and Litigation Clerk who ensure our very busy firm stays on schedule. We also take on interns as well as Law School students on Chambers Attachment.

Confidentiality

In recognition of the competitive nature of our client’s areas of commercial and business endeavour and in conformity with our dedication to the highest level of professional ethics, we guarantee full confidentiality for our clients’ documents, information, instructions and properties.

Real Specialists

For the right solution to your legal concerns, you need legal professionals with the skill, integrity and experience to deliver.

  • Administrative Law Specialists
  • Appellate Law Specialists
  • Family Relations Law Specialists
  • Federal Taxation Law Specialists
  • Business Law Specialists

Partners

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Musa Jacob Haruna

Partner

A Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Chartered Mediator and Conciliator and active legal practitioner, our Principal Partner graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006. Prior to law, however, he was actively engaged several commercial pursuits. He has since been into active legal practice in several States in Nigeria, with firms including Ameh, Ameh & Co (Ogun State), LF Partners (Lagos) and Ebo Chambers (Abuja) before founding Sal Terrae Solicitors. He has attended several seminars and workshops on legal advisory and general management consultancy. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).

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Adeyinka Stephanie Jacob

Partner

A legal practitioner, Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Chartered Mediator and Conciliator, Barrister Jacob graduated from the University of Maiduguri in 2003 and was engaged in active legal practice with Odumosu & Co (Abuja) until 2007. In that year, she joined Legend Holiday Resorts and Homes Ltd, where she combined her legal duties with participation in real estate practice, building and construction, as well as the lease and sale of properties in Dubai and other commercial cities in the world. Her joining the firm marked her full return to active management and legal consultancy. Her expansive working experience in the corporate world, not limited to regulatory compliance and foreign business setup and portfolio management, is an immense asset to the firm.

Associates

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Omoruyi Patrick Oghagbon

Associate

Omoruyi Patrick Oghagbon was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2015 and earned his LL.B. from Madonna University, Okija. He was an extern at the Benin City firm of Adewoye & Adewoye and an Associate in the law firm of Godwin Sunday Ogboji & Co before joining the firm. He is an acute-minded researcher who, due to his diligence, has attended court with the highest law officers in Ekiti State. He is comfortable with ICT and its nexus with law practice.

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Opeke Ibukunoluwa Tosin

Asociate

Opeke Ibukunoluwa Tosin was called to the Bar in 2016 and earned her LL.B. from the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. She is skilled in the law of contract and legal drafting, including joint venture and similar complex agreements. She has appeared a local and High Courts and her strength is in her keen mind for legal research and procedural law. She joined the firm in 2013 as an intern while still undergoing her law studies.

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Khoni Bobai

Associate

Khoni Bobai earned her LL.B. from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 2010 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012. A very creative and versatile counsel, her core strength includes being able to work under pressure and without supervision. She speaks excellent English, Hausa and Atyap. She joined the firm in 2018.

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Adejoh Samuel Fedoje

Associate

Adejoh Samuel Fedoje was called to the Bar in 2017 after earning his LL.B. from the Kogi State University, Anyigba. Adejo is a gifted negotiator and conciliator with exemplary ICT and advocacy skills. He is also a superior legal draftsman.

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Odo Juliet Chigozie

Asociate

Odo Juliet Chigozie earned her BL in 2010 and was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar. She holds a 2008 LL.B. in Civil Law from the Madonna University, Okija and has had considerable experience in the intricacies of immigration law and practice. She joined the firm in 2018.

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Samuel Aondofa Apkenpuun

Associate

Samuel Aondofa Apkenpuun studied law at the Benue State University, Makurdi, and was called to the Bar in 2009. He practiced as a lawyer in Katsina before relocating to Abuja and joining the firm. He is a very dependable researcher with a keen legal mind.

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Ikenna Chris Ukpai

Associate

Ikenna is a round-styled legal practitioner with his key competencies in the General Advocacy & Litigations, Intellectual Property, Company & Corporate Practice, General Contracts and Commercial Practice Areas of the Firm. He holds an LL.B from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and B.L from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.

He unwinds by playing musical instruments, watching football, poetry and short story writing.

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Stephen Ogbadu

Associate

Stephen is a seasoned legal practitioner with a strong bias in the Civil Litigations, Mining consultancy, Labour Law, Company & Corporate Practice, General Contracts and Commercial Areas of the Firm. He holds an LL.B from Kogi State University Ayangba and B.L from the Nigerian Law School, Abuja.

His hobbies includes listening to good music, dancing, traveling, watching movies, eating good food and meeting good people.

Contact Info

Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge.

+234 806 133 9904

17, Moses Majekodunmi Crescent Utako, FCT-Abuja, Nigeria

info@salterraelaw.com

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