REAL ESTATE AND PROBATE
Benfield Attorneys and Solicitors’ real estate practice provides legal support in the sale, acquisition and perfection of title to landed properties in Nigeria. We conduct due diligence on title, process the registration of certificate of occupancy, Governor’s consent as well as perfect mortgages. We represent the interests of our clients in the acquisition, sale and mortgage of real estate properties as well as advising on other real estate financing arrangements such as joint ventures and real estate investment trusts.
The firm’s succession practice involves non-contentious as well as contentious matters. We assist our clients with the drafting of wills, obtaining probate, letters of administration and where disputes arise, in consequential litigation including the appointment of administrators pendente lite and other contentious probate proceedings. We also assist with the re-sealing of probate and letters of administration where estate properties are located outside the domicile of the deceased.