Femi Atoyebi | About Us
Femi Atoyebi | About Us
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About Us

Our Firm

Femi Atoyebi & Co is a Law Firm specializing in Maritime Law practice, with which the name has become synonymous since 1987 in Nigeria. Prior to this Mr. Femi Atoyebi (SAN) has specialized in shipping law since 1984. The firm was established in March 1987 and our fields of practice include but are not limited to arrest and release of ocean-going vessels of all sizes, ownership dispute, Bills of Lading and Charter Parties, ship purchase and finance, mortgage of vessels, pollution, salvage operations, collisions, etc.

The firm is headed by Mr. Femi Atoyebi, a graduate of the University ofIfe now (Obafemi Awolowo University) and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Our Vision

  • To be the leading firm in the practice of maritime, shipping and commercial law in Africa, and deliver world-class services to our diverse clients.


  • To be the trailblazer in the practice of maritime, shipping, oil & gas and commercial law in Africa, delivering world class services to our numerous clients.

Our Core Values

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Courtesy
  • Empowerment

Our Clients

We are solicitors to the leading Protection & Indemnity (P&I) Clubs in the world, and in particular, members of the International Group (IG). We also represent the fixed premium P & I Clubs and their members.

We are correspondent Solicitors to leading West African law firm. Femi Atoyebi & Co. office operations extend to Port Harcourt, Warri and any part of the African continents where there are seaports.

Locally, the firm has acted and still acts for several vessel owners, managers and/or operators and are regularly consulted by the Association of Nigerian Ship Owners and Banks in the preparation and perfection of Ship Mortgages, Purchases, Registration, etc.

In the last few years, we have expanded our practice to Oil and Gas, Banking and Commercial/Company matters for our clients, which include preparation of various agreements between them and third parties, prosecution and defence of their claims, company incorporation and secretariat services, etc.