The Firm is the leading firm on Pensions Law in Nigeria. The Firm has participated actively in the progression of the pension industry in Nigeria, having been involved in both policy formulation and drafting of the law. The Principal Partner, 'Timi Austen-Peters advised the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on a 6-man drafting team for the elaboration of the Pension Reform Act, 2004. Consequently, the Firm was and remains one of the ports of first call for Pension Fund Operators as regards registration with PENCOM (the regulatory body for pensions), and is the first port of call for advice on pension related matters.
The Firm is currently collaborating with PENCOM on its current project aimed at sensitizing the populace on their rights and obligations under the Pension Reform Act 2014. We recently advised stakeholders on the correlation and expectations of the Capital Market to the development of the Pension Industry.