Primera Africa Legal is the Alfa International law firm in Nigeria. ALFA International network is a global legal network of independent business focused law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA International is the oldest legal network and remains one of the largest and strongest. The ALFA organisation is comprised of 145 member firms with 85 members in the United States and 60 members in Latin and South America, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Australia/New Zealand, and throughout Asia.

Primera Africa Legal is uniquely positioned to provide innovative solutions to legal challenges in today’s global and competitive business environment.

Operating from our offices in Nigeria’s commercial centres of Lagos and Abuja, we have built strong ties with over 150 international firms in order to efficiently support our clients’ businesses across the world.

Applying our deep industry knowledge, regional and global reach, we provide accurate and ethically sound legal advice to ensure businesses in both established and emerging markets instinctively trust us to support their complex local and cross-border transactions.


  • Over 300 years of combined law practice experience
  • Grown out of two strong legacy practices, two strong teams
  • Now a single regional practice with strong international affiliations and global reach
  • One team, one culture, one voice with rich diversity in cultural, religious and professional backgrounds


Creating Value

We create value by building relationships and providing pragmatic and innovative solutions to our clients

Communication: We listen and speak your language
Respect: Respect for people
Responsibility: We care about your business and our community
Integrity: We keep our word
Innovation: We deliver innovative solutions
Professionalism: Professionalism is our essence
Teamwork: We are a team