STARK LEGAL is a 21st century fully serviced commercial law firm in Nigeria that has consistently provided legal support to local and international corporate bodies, government agencies, non-government organizations and individuals. Over the years, like the mustard seed, we have grown in leaps and bounds and stayed a step ahead of our contemporaries by constantly challenging ourselves to bring new and original ways of thinking to the most complex challenges our clients face.Forward thinking and commercial in our approach, with significant ‘home-grown’ problem solving experience, we are regarded as the firm of choice for complex and big-ticket transactions and this is attested to by our track record of high value mandates. Our clients choose us because they know we understand the market, their goals and objectives, and offer them the experience, innovation, technical expertise, clarity of advice and full commitment to get their deals done efficiently and most effectively.



Admiralty & Maritime Law

Our practice in Maritime law spans areas such as Ship Arrest & Release, Sale and Purchase of Vessels, representation of Ocean Liners, Protection and Indemnity Clubs, Ship Mortgages, Marine Insurance Claims and loss adjusting, Limitation of Claims, Short Landing of Cargo, Stevedores and Dockers rights, Maritime Liens and Mortgages, Ship Sale and Purchase, Claims for Injuries to Passengers and Seamen, Demurrage Claims, Salvage, Towage, Charter Parties, and Regulatory Compliance issues in the industry.


In Nigeria, the framework governing Aviation is complex, and there can be significant liability for failing to comply with applicable laws and regulations. A wide variety of players in the Aviation sector retain Stark Legal for strategic advice on contractual, tortious and claims with respect to carriage by air of passengers and goods.
Our clients rely on us for practical day-to-day guidance on numerous facets of Aviation law. Beyond the legal issues, we understand the economics and practicalities of the sector.