Overview

    The importance of tax advice to corporates and individuals in a complex and dynamic economy like Nigeria cannot be over emphasized. Our Tax Practice Group therefore supports our other Practice Groups thus making it a key complement to our firm’s services.

    Our sizeable, but experienced, team of tax lawyers continually delivered innovative and cutting-edge advice to meet tax regulation and compliance needs of our clients. We advise on the taxation aspects of all transactions we are involved in from divestments to issues around structuring of such transactions for tax efficiency. We are also versed in advising on tax avoidance mechanism, matters connected with capital gains and allowances amongst other matters connected with taxation at both the personal and corporate levels.

    Bloomfield also acts for clients in complaints and appeals before the tax and VAT authorities and litigation before the courts.

    Transaction Tracks

    Currently advising several multinational clients and attending reconciliation meetings with various state Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as it concerns additional tax liabilities.

     

    Advising Macmahon Contractors Nigeria Limited on the registration of their expatriate employees for PAYE.

     

     

    Advising an international retail chain on applicable taxes relating to its operations and real property transactions in Nigeria.

     

    Advised a multinational company with respect to double taxation and additional tax assessments levied in multiple jurisdictions where client operates.

     

     

    Advised a consortium of private investors in connection with their acquisition of majority interest in a Nigerian publicly quoted insurance company.

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    Key Practice Contacts

    We are delighted to announce the tenth-year anniversary of Bloomfield Law Practice (“Bloomfield”). From our humble beginnings, Bloomfield continues to grow from strength to strength in Nigeria and the global market. We would like to thank God for the Grace that has seen Bloomfield through the many years; starting as a dream to serve, to its current state. We would also like to thank our clients who believed in our desire to serve and gave us the opportunity to be their trusted advisors.

    Further, I would like to thank my partners, Ayodele Oni and Adedoyin Afun who bought into the Bloomfield vision and have injected a fresh drive to build an institution that would outlive us.

    Additionally, I would like to thank both the past and current legal practitioners and administrative staff that have helped to build Bloomfield in one capacity or the other.

    As we celebrate this wonderful milestone, our desire to act as trusted advisors to our clients is further regenerated and our hope is to leave an indelible mark in the African market, wherein the name, Bloomfield, is synonymous with excellence in provision of legal services.
    Adekunle Obebe, Managing Partner