About Boundless Solicitors

Boundless Solicitors (The Firm) was incorporated in 2007 and is dedicated to the pursuit of top notch and international standard legal representation to its growing population of local and international clients.

Our practice is predicated on advocacy, particularly in the various superior courts of the land even though we also proffer legal advisory services in the areas of corporate commercial transactions, business formation and operations, corporate structure, regulatory and compliance issues, mortgages and loan documentation.

Our firm offers high quality and effecient legal representation and all the best legal support applicable in the circumstance.


Our Practice

We learn about your business and know the industries in which you operate. Our lawyers are committed to keeping abreast of matters affecting the business environment in which our clients operate.

We represent clients in the following industries:

Admiralty & Shipping

Handling charterparty disputes, collisions, execution of judgments worldwide, registration of vessels under all flags and ship finance.

Banking & Finance

Corporate and International trade and project finance, guarantees, indemnities, leasing, documentation for debt, including various different loan agreements.

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate management and governance, company formations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reconstructions and reorganizations and private equity work.

Energy & Natural Resources

We have over the years, developed extensive experience in energy and natural resources law and an in-depth knowledge of the legal, commercial and regulatory complexities of the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

Intellectual property

Acquisition, registration and protection of copyright, designs, patents and trademarks, licensing, franchising and passing off actions.

Litigation & Arbitration

The cornerstone of our practice is in the field of commercial litigation. Our expertise in this area covers a wide range of contentious work including securing anton piller injunctive orders, mareva orders, receivership disputes, other forms of contractual disputes and ultimately trial and appellate court litigation.


As solicitors, the preparation of various aspects of property documentation is second nature to us. In this wise we are able to render services in the nature of drawing up tenancy agreements, leases and even alienations in the nature of conveyances and assignments.

Our Lawyers

Jacob Oluwatosin Shaba

Managing Partner

Specialises in corporate/commercial litigation and has litigated exrensively on a whole range of issues including maritime law, banking and insurance, intellecual property and contract law both at trial and appellate levels.
Representing my firm as a company secretary to a public limited financial institution during board and general meetings.
Extensive experience in concluding legal audit of companies.
Generous debt advisory/rescheduling and recovery experience.
Providing consulting and advisory services on the implications of Nigerian tax legislations.
Obtaining necessary consents for assignments of leases and negotiating and preparing related contracts.
Currently prepare and handle between three and four trials per year.
Advising companies on company law and regulation, including corporate governance issues, regulation and conduct of company meetings and necessary formalities for incorporation of subsidiaries of foreign companies.
Supervise associates in a wide range of corporate transactional work for numerous multinational corporations.
Advising on contentious issues and able to anticipate and prevent potential disputes.

Senior Counsel in the Litigation & Shipping Department.
Adepetun Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun
May 2002 till January 2008.

Exceptional knowledge of administration and trial of oil spill litigation.
Member of team that conducted legal due diligence on one of the largest banks in Nigeria on behalf of a US-based private Equity Investment Institution.
Member of team that conducted legal due diligence on a bank in compliance with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) consolidation directive.
Member of team that conducted legal due diligence on one of the major GSM companies in Nigeria on behalf of a local subsidiary of an international energy company.
Attended conferences on litigation and maritime law.

April 2001 till April 2002

Obtaining necessary consents for assignments of leases and negotioating and preparing related contracts.
Extensive experience in conducting legal audit of companies.
Debt advisory/rescheduling and recovery experiences.
Corporate/commercial litigation on extensive range of issues including maritime law, banking and insurance, intellectual property and contract law at trial and appellate courts.
Advising on company receiverships/insolvency and acting as recievers agents.

Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Contact Us

Boundless Solicitors
Legal Practitioners

2nd Floor, (Left Wing)
315 Herbert Macauley Way
Yaba, Lagos. Nigeria

Tel: +234.1.743.0123
Tel: +234.1.760.6316
Mob: +234.803.322.3452

Email: tshaba@boundlesssolicitors.com

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