Delano & Delano Legal is guided by the abiding respect for its founder's values for Professional excellence, while emerging as an active, innovative and progressive law firm. Our Firm has a strong litigation practice with extensive experience in handling commercial Litigation. We represent clients in a broad spectrum of other civil cases appearing regularly before courts of records in Nigeria, arbitration panels and administrative and regulatory agencies. We work to resolve our client's problems without necessarily resorting to litigation, but when litigation arises we focus on success efficiently and with accountability.
We are committed to the essential task of gaining thorough knowledge of our client's businesses and the market places in which they must compete. This knowledge coupled with the professional skills of lawyers who are leaders in their fields and our orientation to practical and responsive service, allows us address our clients' basic legal needs while helping them solve specialized legal and business problems in a creative and cost efficient manner. Building on the strength of our domestic practice and recognizing the globalization of the business market place, the firm plays an important role in helping clients round the world advance their interests in Nigeria and other parts of Africa. We also offer our clients important, strategic and legal advice on regulatory and compliance matters.
Committed to providing an efficient working environment for our lawyers and clients, we have invested substantial resources in a state of the art office and technology system that allows our services to be delivered more efficiently and cost effectively. We can exchange critical information with each other and with our client quickly and accurately, reducing legal cost to our clients. We also have a resident IT specialist, in other to ensure hitch free services.
Our fees are unless otherwise agreed in writing with regard to a particular transaction, calculated mainly by reference to the amount of time expended by individual lawyers and paralegal staff dealing with each particular matter. The chargeable rates for time spent varies, depending on the seniority of the persons handling the case. These rates are not inclusive of VAT. Rates are usually reviewed every December and communicated to clients, such reviews apply only to new matters and not to work already undertaken.
There will be general expenses such as travel, transportation, filing fees, postage, courier, fax, telephone and photocopying, these expenses will be charged to your account. Please note that we may need to incur other expenses in the cause of your matter such as conducting investigations or conducting searches at public information registers.